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    Sep 2018
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    Oldest Find To Date

    Was having a lackluster couple of hours today hunting an older school (lots of clad and canslaw). I noticed behind the school it sloped down into a creek bed with some erosion. Figured what the heck, I would try that area thinking some targets might have washed down there over the years.

    Was not expecting to see an arrowhead. I always wanted to find one! A friend thinks it dates back into the 1500-2000 years ago range.

    Oddly, it started pouring rain right as I found it and had to get to the car. I plan to go back there and scour for more.

    Kevin
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    Can You Dig It?

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    Milwaukee WI
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    that is one good looking point. so cool its fully intact. sweet save. thats still on my list. surprised i cant find one cus there are lost native mounds very close to me. damn farmers back in the 30s flattened them.
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    Nick

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    Beautiful point!
    It often pays to take a detour!
    Last edited by Wildcat1750; Nov 27, 2019 at 10:11 PM.
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    Ron

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    North Texas huh? Nice!
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    jacdec1968

    Feb 2014
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    That is a beautiful point. Congrats.
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    Fly Navy!

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    Nice find. Thanks for sharing...
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    Rook

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    Congratulations. That's a beauty.
    When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

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    Sep 2018
    Massachusetts
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    That is a work of art! Congrats on an excellent find and a one of kind find too!
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    Sweet find, congrats!
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    Tommy

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    Awesomers point Ive been looking for one for years notta 1 Very nice
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  12. #12
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    Sep 2005
    Puget Sound
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    That is a great looking, complete arrowhead. Awesome!!
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  13. #13
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    Apr 2009
    Indiana
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    A very nice point.

    Texas is in the The Central States Archaeological Societies, check them out for information and a collecting society of Indian relics. As is Oklahoma since your in north Texas.

    There are many relic shows in your part of the country.

    Great find!
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    I'd love to find a point like that some day!
    I'm always looking down when I detect, but all I seem to find is my feet!

    Congrats,
    Dave
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    Diggin up TEXAS!

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    I still can't believe you found that up here! I would be all over that place when you get a chance again...and if you need an extra set of eyes...Let me know

 

 
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