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 A Day at the Inn – Detecting the Site of a Stagecoach Inn in KY
- Metal Detecting old Stagecoach stop - 1826 Large Cent and more | Metal Detecting in the USA on Nailed It! Day 2 of Metal Detecting at Montpelier
- tinnyray on Wiggs Chemical Token – 1930s – Pre-Nazi Swastika on “Lucky Coin” Coupon.
- pulltabMiner on Wiggs Chemical Token – 1930s – Pre-Nazi Swastika on “Lucky Coin” Coupon.
- Dick Stout on One of my searches featured in Lexington Herald Leader newspaper
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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.
Tag Archives: metal detecting finds
The Swastika is one of the most powerful symbols on Earth, causing quite a primal reaction for many. Whenever you see it on an artifact, such as this Wigg’s Chemical token I found yesterday at an old farmhouse, you know … Continue reading
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
Silver, silver everywhere – live digs coinshooting silver on private property. E-trac lessons for two-tone ferrous at beautiful places. HD viewing mode recommended, I removed the fisheye effect, there’s lots of detail in the video. Detector sounds on 90% … Continue reading
Best in HD at Full Screen – enjoy!
Here’s the latest high-definition live digs video including my day-long hunt at an 1860/1870 house, some great coins and a terrific artifact. I recommend you watch large and in HD. I cut down the length of the video a … Continue reading
Now this is a serious key. Found at an early 1800s location, this key was over 10″ deep. My E-trac was maxed out at 30 sensitivity to find it. Retrieval was a workout. See below for key with dime … Continue reading
Today I was invited to hunt near an old creek in Central KY. The spot looked promising but ended up offering only wheat pennies and this neat Spanish-American War Era find. This is a 1898 Camp Geo. H. Thomas Chickamauga Park … Continue reading