ADM Vol 13, Iss 2
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The publication for diggers and collectors of history
In this issue:
Betting on Aquia Creek
Aquia Creek and other nearby locations on the Potomac River in Virginia have
provided this author some unique relics, including multiple poker chips.
By A. Taglianetti
A Guide for Pewter Button Preservation
Pewter buttons require immediate care once exposed to the air. Here’s how to halt the
damage, using some very rare Revolutionary War buttons to demonstrate.
By Ian “Mac” McAtee
Privy Digging 101: How to get the Glass
The skill and knowledge needed to find and dig an old privy can be daunting for those
unfamiliar with the task. This premier bottle digger tells our readers how to do it.
By Rick Weiner
Relics & Recollections of the Greatest Generation
Before these brave young GIs were tested under enemy fire in WWII, they were
tested under friendly fire in the great exercises and mock battles of Tennessee.
By Bill Jones
BULLET SPILLS & BUTTON THRILLS In Virginia
Before this trip, this out-of-state author had hoped to find at least one bullet spill in
the Old Dominion state. As it happened, he dug several.
By Josh Tyree
Searching for Montana Gold: A Prospector Remembers
Gold has always drawn prospectors, and the prospectors of the past spent more time
with their hands in cold water looking for the Big Yellow than documenting their life.
By Lawrence S. Heberle
How A Hurricane Led to a Ring Return
It is hard to find anything good about a major hurricane. Yet from the destruction
and turmoil wrought by Hurricane Matthew came a godsend for a lost ring’s owner.
By Larry Holland
Plus recent finds, columns, letters and much more