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Promising 1880s House Yields 2 Nice Finds in 30 Minutes

I have obtained permissions in a couple of houses in South East Central Kentucky and swung by one of them to check one out (I didn’t have time to do much hunting as I was heading over to see my beautiful daughters WIN a marching band competition.) It’s a virgin site.  And so far, the

Tips and Small Talk Lead to New Civil War Era Site

I headed out on Sunday to catch the minister of a small country church to ask permission to hunt (it was granted.)  I met several people from the church, all of them, including the minister were nicer than nice.  Before I knew it, he was telling me of an old African-American church location near his

A 9-Silver, 2-Trifecta Metal Detecting Hunt

I set out Saturday with several possible destinations in mind – ready to beg for permissions and possibly end up heading to my backup spots.   But the first location was the one – the property owner/decision maker was the nicest I’ve ever known in my metal detecting life.  I ended up hunting there all.

Coinshooting Finds – Slicing the Iron-Infested Farm

This past weekend, I took advantage of the nice weather to hunt an 1820s-era farm.  The conditions are difficult.  Every coil swing reveals 4-5 iron signals, so I had to run the E-Trac in two-tone ferrous *all day* with a 6″ coil which is exhausting.  Here are some of the finds. 1877 Seated Liberty Dime