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A Day at the Inn – Detecting the Site of a Stagecoach Inn in KY

This was the first hunt at a site that was supposedly a stagecoach inn between 1790 and 1850 in South-Central Kentucky.  It was well positioned between the Kentucky river and more populated areas along a now-defunct route for wagons and stagecoaches.   The owners were wonderful folks, offering me generous access and incredible hospitality.  I

My New Oldest Coin Rescue – By Three Years

I’ve been enjoying the soft ground and milder temps to get out and do some hunting.  At one 1820’s house I got a solid 12-45 on the E-trac near an old tree stump.  Underground, it was almost solid rotten wood – but the signal was pure and consistent.  With only a 20 second dig time,