This post is an avocational detectorist’s response to the thoughtful protest post by Craig Swain about DIV (Digging in Virginia) metal detecting rally at “Ransack a Historic Site”Read More
With the holiday break, I’ve made a lot of progress on the exploratory survey of the Civil War Union campsite in NE Kentucky. It’s been incredibly enjoyable combination of research, reading, field time and cataloging.Read More
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 more seasoned than I.Read More
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!Read More
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 labor strikes, so I was even more drawn into this story.Read More
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