American Digger Vol 14, Issue 2
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In this Issue of American Digger magazine, March-April 2018:
Tom & The Backyard Battlefield
Now all but gone, Johnston’s River Line Defenses guarding Atlanta were once legendary relic hunter Tom Dickey’s old stomping grounds. Much has changed now, but the tales of the discoveries made still remain.
By William Erquit
American Digger® on the Road: Indiana
Forget car races and basketball. Indiana also has a lot to offer in the way of history, as American Digger®discovered when our publisher met up with a couple of local detectorists there for some digging fun.
By Butch Holcombe
A Quest for History: The Blackwood Lumber Company
Only in existence for 24 years, the Blackwood Lumber Company located in East Laporte, North Carolina once employed over 300 workers, some whom lived in the adjacent mill village. Here’s what they left behind.
By Barbara Connell
“Wrong Side Of De River, Man!”
TheWest Indies island of St. Vincent teems with ancient petroglyphs. Although more is now being understood about them, they still remain hidden by the jungle. To find them requires endurance and a true sense of adventure.
By Michael Chaplan
THE LOWLY LINK STRAP
Commonly mistaken as sword scabbard hardware, link straps were indispensable to the horsemen of the past, and are still in use today. This article helps explain their use in the Civil War and beyond.
By Roger S. Durham
Wet Behind The Ears
Ever looked across the water and wondered what treasures might lie below the surface? Quit wondering and jump in with this introduction to off-land detecting and treasure hunting.
By Steve Zazulyk
Plus Recent Finds, Q&A, and much more! Metal detecting finds of all eras, stone artifacts, old coins, bottle, and much more!