Posts Tagged ‘volunteerism’

 
September 25  • 

“Detectorist, Transformed” via Kentucky Organization of Professional Archaeologists

Now, string wrapped and stakes pulled, after a year of sweat, bee stings and poison ivy I will be presenting a paper at the next SHA with my friend...

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April 25  • 

Metal Detectorists – What Does “Saving History” Mean to You?

Author working on a Public Archaeology Project with Archaeologist Nicolas Laracuente. I've been a digger for over 30 years and am proud to...

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August 30  • 

Recovered Great Grandma’s Heirloom Wedding Band

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...

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August 30  • 

A Dedicated Detectorist Works w/Archaeologists to Preserve Blair Mountain

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...

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July 19  • 

My Ring-Location Activity Featured in Lexington Herald-Leader

I was flattered today to find this story about me helping people find lost rings.   The Herald Leader is Lexington's largest newspaper. More...

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June 3  • 

Two-ring wedding band recovery for Dianna in Lexington

Dianna emailed me about having her rings missing in the back yard - but that her 3-year-old had told her pretty much where they were lost.  "Behind...

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May 26  • 

Col. Edward Yellman’s Dog Tags Returned To Him

In 2012, I located Mr. Edward Yellman's dog tags laying side by side while metal detecting. I looked him up in an online database and then did some...

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February 7  • 

National Trust for Historic Preservation Google Hangout on Metal Detecting Cooperation

This Google Hangout video was produced by National Trust for Historic Preservation  was meant to correspond with their Winter 2015 edition of...

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November 16  • 

Locating a Loaded Gun

A farm manager contacted me regarding the loss of his pocket pistol while he was mowing at his farm.  Of course, their primary concern was the...

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August 15  • 

Archaeological Partnership Program for Avocational Metal Detectorists

Chris Espenshade, regional director of Commonwealth Cultural Resources Group and I have been talking on and off about avocational detectorist...

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