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  1. #1

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
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    1898 Search for Hidden Gold in Shamokin

    Last edited by jeff of pa; Dec 31, 2017 at 03:59 PM.
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    An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

    Oct 2004
    N. San Diego area (Pic of my two best 'finds'; son and grandson taken ten years ago)
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    1. The Allentown Leader from Allentown, Pennsylvania · Page 1

      www.newspapers.com/newspage/71422578/




      Andrew Reichard, residing near Shamokin, died Wednesday without revealing to his wife the place where recently he secreted $2000 in gold. He thought it safer ...
      Don........


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  3. #3

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PROs .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers.... 1 Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    77,268
    46437 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Births, Marriages & Deaths From
    The Lehighton Press
    , 1898-1899
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb....p1898-1899.pdf


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  4. #4

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PROs .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers.... 1 Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    77,268
    46437 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Pure Guess Shamokin Twp (now Ralpho Twp) Elysburg area which would Be between Numedia and Shamokin

    And that this Andrew Mentioned here, was Andrews Father

    Gregg-A-Reno - User Trees - Genealogy.com
    Last edited by jeff of pa; May 19, 2015 at 02:46 PM.

  5. #5
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    An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

    Oct 2004
    N. San Diego area (Pic of my two best 'finds'; son and grandson taken ten years ago)
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    17626 times
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    Seems the family tree even uses two spellings for their last name: Reichard and Richard.
    Don...
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  6. #6

    Feb 2013
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    Anyone know the exact location of this farm?

  7. #7

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PROs .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers.... 1 Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    77,268
    46437 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Shamokin, PA. Search for Gold, Reichard Residence , 1898.

    The evening times. (Washington, D.C.), 16 Sept. 1898.

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    https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/l...rRange&page=25
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  8. #8
    us
    Mar 2012
    Wallingford, Connecticut 1667
    Whites MXT, Dual Field, CZ-21, Vaquero, Home Brewed (3). Detecting since 1972.
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    You see a lot of signs in public buildings that say " No Shamokin"....... Actually up in the anthracite coal fields of central PA
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  9. #9

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PROs .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers.... 1 Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    77,268
    46437 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    The evening times. (Washington, D.C.), 17 Sept. 1898.

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    https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/l...arRange&page=1

  10. #10

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PROs .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers.... 1 Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    77,268
    46437 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    I believe I've almost Located this One.
    Columbia not Northumberland County

    I Should keep it quiet But Spring seems so far away.

    The Lead From Michael Paul Henson's A Guide To Treasure In Pennsylvania

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    there are 2 Covered Bridges Immediately North West of Mill Grove,
    that cross the Roaring Creek

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    Closest is Marked in red square by me

    Wagner's Covered Bridge

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    Apparently Didn't Survive

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wagner..._Bridge_No._19

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    And the Other Snyder's Covered Bridge

    Snyder Bridge. Columbia County

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  11. #11

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PROs .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers.... 1 Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    77,268
    46437 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    it's Possible Above Lead from Henson is Not the Correct Lead.
    Not where I thought.

    Found A. Reichard
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    Possibility #1

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    Possibility #2

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