I have been doing research on a large property which contains known US Civil War action, and I'm starting to build a data set - venturing even to construct several hypothesis about what happened there which I look forward to presenting to experts far
While detecting an old school house site in Central Kentucky, I found an object that I had researched before. I knew exactly what I had before I had even cleared off the dirt. This 1925 watch fob was issued by the Coca
Not that common in Kentucky, but was thrilled to see this 1807 1/2 Reale Spanish Silver in the dirt this weekend.
Scott Clark will be working with Dr. Kim Mcbride of the Kentucky Archaeological Survey to demonstrate archaeology and metal detecting methodology at historic homes. Don't miss it!
Fun find near the location of a Union hospital in Central Kentucky was this Naval Petty Officer button from the union army. I plan to offer it to the property owner after cleaning. Found with Deus XP at 6″ – running 12khz with relic
Had another ring recovery today in Lexington for Leanne, who called me after seeing the article in the Lexington Herald-Leader. Her son had been playing with the ring (“Lord of the Rings” play, apparently) and lost the ring in their front yard. All’s good
While my initial interest was on the cooperation element of metal detecting and archaeology professionals, there was more to it for me. I come from a coal mining family, and witnessed family members involvement in often violent labor struggles and prolonged, financially difficult
Excellent new presentation from Terry Brock (Montpelier Foundation) and Lynne Goldstein of MSU on use of Social Media by Archaeologists presented at the Institute on Digital Archaeology Method & Practice at MSU August 17-22, 2015. Social Media and Archaeology: Where Does it Fit and Why
Ed: This was from 2015: Kudos to National Geographic, Pike County Tourism, Convention and Visitors Bureau and Pikeville City Staff for again inviting George Wyant and Tim Saylor (“Diggers”) to metal detect for artifacts on that legendary property in Hardy, Kentucky. Dr. Kim McBride,
I was flattered today to find this story about me helping people find lost rings. The Herald Leader is Lexington’s largest newspaper. More information about finding lost items can be found here.