American Digger Vol 17, Issue 2
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Feature articles in this issue:
Tragedy, Triumph & Treasure
Everyone knows of the treasures found offshore, but can any be found on the beaches of Florida? Yes, and here is the proof.
By Marc Hoover
In the 1800s there was no garbage pickup, so bottles, ceramics, pipes, and almost any trash imaginable was thrown into the privy. Today that trash is treasure.
By Peter Jablonski
A Week in New Hampshire
The October 13-18, 2020 annual Best of North East Hunt Week was a great success despite its first rescheduling in 27 years.
By Allyson Cohen
Finding Lost MountainThe area had been traversed by numerous local relic hunters over the years, making finds scarce. But when a small lot was cleared, a window was opened.
By Robert Holder
Discovering Lives Gone By
The finds were not from a battle or even from a noted historical event. But the finds made on this property spoke volumes about those who lived here.
By Holly Colombo
eli whitney bullet molds for rifles & Rifle Muskets
Eli Whitney’s armory made firearms, but it is its Civil War-era bullet molds that help identify bullets excavated by relic hunters.
By Dean Thomas
Just In The Nick Of Time:
A piece of random brass clock face was almost forgotten in a junk box before a similar find at an estate sale helped clear things up.
By Charlie Harris