Family heirlooms can be just about anything, as long as there is monetary or sentimental value attached. As heirlooms get passed down over time, their mystique grows. In this section we'll examine everything to do with passing down heirlooms and receiving them.
Half-rotted wagon wheels. A blackened old butter churn. Mysterious bullets. Our families pass down strange things, and though we suspect they're valuable, we can't stand the sight of them. Could a historical society make better use of our eyesores?