American Digger Magazine Volume 12, Issue 3
Feature articles in this issue:
FRIDAY THE 13TH
Forget superstitions. Forget old wives’ tales. No matter what day the calendar says, it is hard to argue with a find like this scarce artillery projectile.
By Nick Longwith
A Bit More
Electrolysis is an accepted and thorough way to clean iron artifacts, but to preserve some odd-shaped relics, you have to think outside the box.
By Tim Rostad
THE HIGHLAND RUMRUNNERS
Located in the heart of New Jersey’s speakeasies and bootleg operations, this house showed all the signs of those who bucked prohibition.
By Rick Weiner
World War II in Tennessee
In the early 1940s, Tennessee once again echoed with the sounds of gunfire and shouts of soldiers. This time, it was only in preparation of warfare.
By Will Adams
Like Pieces Dug
History is much more than reciting dates in a boring classroom. It is hearing the voice of our grandfathers and searching for pieces of the past.
By Zachary Byrd
While we still can’t identify what the silver piece was used for, we can share the fascinating history of the names that are engraved upon it.
By Chris Carroll (as told to American Digger®)
Montana Metal Detecting
Metal detecting in Montana adds another dimension to relic hunting, as
this author explains. Read of one man’s experiences in Big Sky Country.
By Lawrence Heberle
Meeting Pvt. Pearl
The 55th Massachusetts suffered greatly while in South Carolina, literally fighting for their lives. Now, a relic hunter and a soldier from that all-black regiment have a meeting of sorts.
By Robert Bohrn
Plus recent finds, columns, letters and much more!