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Largest known collection of turpentine industry artifacts tucked into backyard of Holley home

| Wendy Victora Rudman

At the end of a dead-end road in Holley, the largest known collection of artifacts from the turpentine industry is kept in a tidy clay-colored building behind Raymon Melvin’s home.

Melvin, whose dad, granddads and great-granddads all trace their roots to the industry, started his collection when he was 22.

 

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