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    us
    Apr 2009
    Hardyville, KY
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    Hi, Live in Ky need help please...

    Hey guys and gals, I live in Hart county Ky and I have been trying to round up a few decent places to go detecting when it warms up. If anyone has any suggestions it would be greatly appreciated!! thank you!!
    Finds as of August, 4th 2014

    PENNIES- 131
    Copper- 46
    Zinc- 85
    wheaties- 1

    NICKELS- 8
    Buffalo- 1

    DIMES-21
    Silver Rosies-

    QUARTERS- 4
    Silver Quarters-

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    us
    Mar 2009
    SE Iowa
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    Re: Hi, Live in Ky need help please...

    Go to the local library and look at the oldest maps you can find and cross reference them to a current plat book and then locate the owners and ask for permission. You should be able to locate old churches, schools and read the old newspapers to find out where the local picnics were held and maybe even the old swimming hole was. Alot of the backroads were named after certain areas as well, Oakgrove, Maplegrove,etc and its also usefull to speak to the older people in town to find out where they went to school, hung out, had picnics, carnivals and went swimming etc. Hope this helps some!! Mace

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    us
    Jan 2006
    Palm Harbor, FL
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    Re: Hi, Live in Ky need help please...

    Ask the librarian if they have a local history section, I have found some great hunting places looking through the local archives. Especially revival meetings, count fairs, any place where there was a large gathering. Even possably old maps could be in the archives then reference them to the current maps.

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    us
    In North Carolina!

    Feb 2007
    Down East North Carolina
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    Re: Hi, Live in Ky need help please...

    Check out the Kentucky section of this forum ... especially the "Old Maps of Kentucky" section at this address: http://forum.treasurenet.com/index.php/board,759.0.html

    Maybe some of these might give you some ideas!
    Low & Slow ... Dig Everything ... Sounds Easy Enough!

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