For decades, hundreds of tattered scrapbooks, faded black-and-white photos and one-room schoolhouse ledgers lay tucked away in the corner of the Quakertown Community High School basement.
Items that may have once been labeled as junk are a new treasure for local historians. A $60 million high school renovation project begins in June, and the basement is first on the list to be gutted. Frank Licapoli of Quakertown has gained permission from district officials to do a little treasure hunting.
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