May 26, 2012, 08:36 PM
Looking for leads
Several years ago, my M.D. buddy and I worked a wooded area on the east side of Lawrence, Ks. This was back in the late 80's. I spoke with the owner of the property at that time. I cant remember his name at this time. My uncle knows who he is. There was suppose to an old fairgrounds or amusement park that was there from about 1900 till it closed up around 1929. It is all woods now. All we found was an old nameplate. Has any one heard of this old site? Just curious.
Jan 26, 2014, 07:50 PM
I think you are talking about Bismark Grove. Horse races and amusement park. Lots of detectors have been over it including mine, but there are still a few coins showing up occasionally.
Feb 13, 2014, 09:19 PM
Hey Longhunter, Thanks for your response, I don't get on this site too often. On another post I mentioned the area we found. Bismark Grove is north of the river. Woodland Park was an old amusement park and horse race track that operated from I think 1907-the 1920s. It is east of downtown Lawrence. It is all wooded and quite trashy and difficult to hunt. I have hunted the area some without much success. I am looking for hunting partners if you are interested. SC1
Mar 19, 2014, 10:15 PM
I am working in the area always looking for a good hunt
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Nov 19, 2014, 09:52 PM
Hey Roger, Thanks for your reply. I havent been on this site in a long time. I'm still interested in a hunt. Send me a PM if you get this. I'm sorry I took so long to get back to you. I don't get on T-Net alot these days. Thanks SC 1
Nov 20, 2014, 07:29 AM
I went through Woodland Park a few years ago and you're right about wooded and difficult to hunt. There's also a homeless camp by the creek so stayed away from there. It saw a lot of activity in it's day so should be some goodies left.
Last edited by ks coyote; Nov 20, 2014 at 07:40 AM.
You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.
Dec 01, 2014, 11:28 PM
Coyote, Thanks for the reply. I'd like to get back out to Woodland Park and give it another try when the weather is nice. I've got a alot going on these days. I'm not on T- Net alot. I'll try to stay in touch. Thanks for the friend request. SC1
Dec 01, 2014, 11:45 PM
Sorry you lost your leads. If you still have the pencil you might be able to find some at Wal-Mart.
May 17, 2015, 01:21 PM
I've done a ton of research on Lawrence. Theres about 9 different parks there and a reason theres parks. I'ld love to hit Lawrence with you and i have some very good clues on caches there. I live 28 mile away . Feel free to contact me and i';; give you some clues to very big money . 913-549-8429 Bob i'm avail 24-7 retired ty
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