American Digger Magazine Volume 12, Issue 4
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In this issue:
Envisioning the Past
For this author, recovering a rare Ohio Volunteer Militia Civil War-era belt plate was only the start of his attempts to visualize the past.
By Kyle Arey
The Second Great New Jersey Dump Dig
The last time American Digger® was there, over 25 snake buckles were dug along with hundreds of buttons. It was time to return.
By Bob Roach & Pete Schichtel
Springtime in Culpeper
Diggin’ in Virginia XXXIII and XXXIV took place in Culpeper, Virginia, at previously hunted sites. Even so, the relics found there continue to amaze.
An American Digger® Pictorial
Metal Detecting as a Family
Metal detecting can be among the most fun and exciting hobbies an individual can pursue. Share it with the family, though, and it reaches new levels.
By Laurie Gange
American Digger® On The Road: New Hampshire
American Digger® heads to New England, meets great people, finds cool colonial relics and pick up an award for Best Treasure Magazine of 2016.
By Butch Holcombe
Down N Dirty
There are various ways to stay clean when arrowhead hunting in the mud after a heavy rain. This story addresses none of those methods.
By Mike & Patsy Whitfield
The Alchemist: Digging for Gold
Everyone likes finding gold, and if you dig a gold coin, all the better. But sometimes the path to the gold is littered with valuable scrap.
By Glenn Harbour
Not Just Another Indian Head
Thomas Nast was likely America’s most popular cartoonist of all time, and not only gave us a jolly and rotund version of Santa Claus, but also the iconic Donkey and Elephant political symbols. Could he have lost this penny?
By Greg Wolf