American Digger Vol 16, Issue 1
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In this issue:
History The Hard Way
Sometimes metal detecting for old relics and coins can be a challenge. To find what you are looking for, you must adapt to the circumstances.
By Jeff Stinson
Stone’s River Relic Rescue
Just outside the boundaries of Stone’s River National Battlefield Park, history is under attack from progress. Thankfully, a few artifacts are being saved by relic hunters.
By Josh Tyree
A Family Tradition
Not many people would consider digging out an old privy as a good chance for family bonding, but three generations of this family would disagree.
By Tessie Schoff
Pound the Ground
It was the most anticipated USA event in recent memory, with a huge number of attendees, support from most major detecting entities, test gardens to try new machines, food, and, oh yeah, and an incredible amount of historic property to search.
For What It’s Worth
Although relatively few active hobby detectorists sell their finds, it is important to know the values for insurance purposes. This is easily done with coins and jewelry.
By Bob Turner
A Pine Tree in Rhode Island
Every digger has a bucket list of items they hope to find one day. But what about the items so rare they never even make the list?
By Peter Sorrell
By Allyson Cohen