Greensboro replaces oldest water main in the city

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Downtown Greensboro has a rich history.

From historical architecture, to the Civil Rights Movement--sometimes items from the past have a way of showing up unexpectedly.

For example, along a block of Elm St. city crews are digging up the street to fix a leaky water main.

It's not just any water main. It's made of cast iron and has been there longer than some of the buildings around it.