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  1. #1

    Nov 2006
    Central Missouri
    Fisher F75
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    The Weekend Keepers

    Yesterday we hunted a farm site reported settled in the 1820s, the really cool part was that on the same farm there had been a church and a school in the late 1800s that were torn down sometime in the 1950s. We found a lot of cool iron relics but I forgot to get any pictures of those, sorry. Anyway, here is a picture of the keepers including flat buttons dug at the home site one of which dates from 1828 to 1834, the watch back and the jewelry piece also came from the home site. The barber dimes and the wheaties (1911D & 1944D) came from the church along with the plated what's it.

    Today we hunted a local civil war camp site and found the buttons, bullets, and wrench. I also posted the wrench on the what is it forum trying to get an idea if it is date consistent with the other relics found. Thanks for looking. HH.

    Rick
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  2. #2
    us
    A swingin' fool

    May 2005
    Hudson Falls, NY
    White's Spectrum XLT---Tinytec Ultraluxe probe
    1,230
    6 times

    Re: The Weekend Keepers

    Those are some sweet finds.......nice work

    Cheers!

    Dugholes
    [size=16pt]The most fantastic time to be alive is right now[/size]

  3. #3
    us
    Ace250man

    Jul 2004
    Shelbyville or any yard where the owner will let me detect!
    ace 250
    20,044
    184 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: The Weekend Keepers

    way to go on those awesome finds...
    ALLEN

  4. #4
    Charter Member
    us
    Sep 2006
    Fremont, Ohio
    Equinox 800, Fisher F-75 LTD2, CZ-70, CZ-21, 1280x, Vibraprobe 560
    2,187
    910 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: The Weekend Keepers

    Nice job on the finds! I love the Civil War Stuff!

    Steve
    Research and ye shall find!

  5. #5

    Nov 2006
    New York
    Xterra 30, Sov GT
    146
    1 times

    Re: The Weekend Keepers

    Your button was made between 1828 and 1836 according to the chart I found, which you already have written down. But I like this link. Heres the Link

    http://pweb.netcom.com/~jimyce/bm.html

 

 

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