American Digger Magazine Volume 11, Issue 2
American Digger Volume 11, Issue 2 (March-April 2015), the magazine for metal detectorists, relic collectors, arrowhead and bottle diggers, and anyone who likes seeing history recovered!
In this issue:
A PENNSYLVANIA TRASH PIT
When a trench is cut for a water line at a 1753 house site, it’s time to see what is unearthed. In this case, it was a lot of great bottles, historical relics, and more.
By Jack Brumbach
COMPLETING THE COLONIAL TRIFECTA: PART II
This author and his friends were amazed by their numerous colonial finds during their best year yet. Join them for the conclusion of their adventure.
By Bill Dancy
Marines To The Rescue!
Two North Carolina relic hunters recently found, and helped identify for the first time, the U.S. Navy’s 1797 regulation belt buckle. Here is the story.
By Mike O’Donnell
BLACK AND BLUE
Finding and relic hunting an 1864 U.S. Colored Troops site can be quite an experience, as the author recounts in this article.
By Quindy D. Robertson
THE SURRENDER CAMPS OF GUILFORD COUNTY
The end of the war was imminent, leading to some interesting finds among the Confederate camps in this North Carolina county.
By Darrell Taylor & Mike Whitfield
A GLIMPSE BACKWARD
What do a photograph from an antique shop and a glass eye from an archaeological dig have in common? Plenty, as this author explains.
By Michael O. Hughes
VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE
No matter what your main target is in metal detecting, finding a little bit of everything makes for a fulfilling experience. Although, it is hard to beat an ultra-rare Republic of Texas Marine button.
By Sid Witherington