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Digging up treasures with Dell Conner: Local artist shares his journey from collecting antiques to ‘American Pickers’ appearances
For decades, Dell Connor has been collecting antiques from his shop on Hwy. 53 in Dawson County. - photo by Ben Hendren
In 1977, Dell Conner was working on building a house in Gainesville when he noticed something in the ditch across the road. So Conner threw the sign in the bed of his truck, took it home, fixed it up, and began his decades-long hobby of finding treasures in the trash.