American Digger Magazine Volume 11, Issue 6
In this issue of America's favorite amateur archaeology and artifact magazine:
DREAMS DO COME TRUE
For thirty years, this seasoned relic hunter searched Yorktown, Virginia, hoping to find a marked “CS” buckle. His search ended with a rarity among rarities.
By John Harris
THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT
A trio of blockbuster colonial finds helped this author turn a challenging season into one of historic success.
By Bill Dancy
Mystery of “De Chinee Writing”
“Carib Stone” petroglyphs were intricately carved with strange symbols by the prehistoric inhabitants of St. Vincent. What they mean remains a mystery.
By Michael Chaplan
Digging a site in Tennessee did more than help preserve the memories of those who were there. It also provided future memories for a relic hunting family.
By Dennis Nunnery
The Un-Real Eight Reales
Counterfeiting is nothing new. If anything, it was even more widespread in the 18th and 19th centuries than it is today.
By Julio “Jules” Razquin
EXPLORING CAMP BRADY
Between 1917-1946, this Boy Scout camp shaped the youth of America. Thanks to an understanding Parks Department, history is being saved, one piece at a time.
By Joseph Talbot & Beth Talbot-Mellis
Sometimes beauty can not be described in words. It has to be seen. Such was the 2015 FOBHC Southern Regional National Show in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
A Pictorial by Anita and Butch Holcombe
It is not unusual for metal detectorists to receive requests asking for assistance in finding lost items. These include things like property stakes, wedding rings, and, in this instance, a gold coin horde valued at $127,000.
By Bob Turner