In Central KY? Would you like me to search your property? Just email me here or leave a message at (270) 681-2659 and I'll get back to you right away.
Please include the location of your property so I can do a quick bit of research about the viability of our site, and whether my searching might conflict with archaeological activity in the area.
About This SiteThis site celebrates the hobby of responsible metal detecting as well as the role responsible detectorists can play in archaeology, preservation and education in the USA. Learn more here...
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Posts about FindsAre here
- Dick Stout on One of my searches featured in Lexington Herald Leader newspaper
- Patricia Sprinkle on Spanish-American War Item – 1898 Camp Geo. H. Thomas Medal Dug in Kentucky
- anthrofeedsOpen Minds, Clearer Signals – Metal Detectorist and Archaeologist Cooperation Takes Another Step | on Excavation at Montpelier’s Field Slave Site Was a Moving Experience.
- pocketspill on Metal Detectorists and Relic Hunters Appalled by Augusta GA Cemetery Desecration
- Mike Smith on Metal Detectorists and Relic Hunters Appalled by Augusta GA Cemetery Desecration
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All Hunts, Photos are Authentic!No planted finds or made up stories on this site. I do not film details about the places I hunt in order to protect the privacy of the landowners who grant me permission.
Category Archives: Research and Permission
My friend and journalist Tom Eblen spent time to understand the hobby, arrange a new place and travel with me to document the search. I think he did a great job and am proud to share this article with you … Continue reading
Thought I would share this as I prepare to join the Archaeological team at Montpelier in February 2013.
A year or so ago, I became familiar with Maprika – and used it for a long mountain bike trail for which I only had a paper map. It kept me from getting lost! It was awesome, putting your … Continue reading
I have been turned down several times by farm owners who cite liability concerns related to my presence on their property (and these were some amazing sites too!) While I always realize this may just be a way of avoiding … Continue reading
I have the fever. I cannot drive through the countryside without adoring old properties. But often, It’s just not the right time to stop and ask permission to detect. I may be on my way somewhere else, or filthy because … Continue reading
I’m a bit of an idealist. As is stands, all potentially historic public land in Kentucky is “off limits” to detecting. This includes well-documented areas in our State Parks system and areas that will never be excavated. When you … Continue reading
Many of you know I work in web marketing, a behavioral science discipline. We must understand the motivations and habits of information consumers. So I read a lot of research like this about how people behave. When it crossed my desk … Continue reading