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    Oct 2016
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    Any ideas?

    Found this in the middle of the woods. I'm in South Carolina a few miles east of the wateree river. Liberty hill area. This area has a lot of history including revolutionary and civil war era events. I've never seen anything like this hiking. I see two arrows pointing to an x. And two other markings symbols above the x. Help me!!! Click image for larger version. 

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    us
    Jul 2017
    Turners Falls Ma
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    Looks like the knights templar cross
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    bobby

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    No help here, but Very Interesting.

  4. #4

    Apr 2007
    Clearwater, FL
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    corner property marker?

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    I don`t know !
    Is that paint on the rock,or other ?
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    us
    Jun 2012
    MA
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    Reminds me of the raidation warning symbols but they are red.

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    us
    Sep 2017
    Southwest US
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    It looks to me like a German Iron cross the top upper left looks like a crown symbol used on the ribbon that suspends the cross.

    Bottom symbol I've seen before can't remember where. Is the right symbol the same as the bottom?
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    Oct 2016
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    Sorry Iíve been super busy with work. I was able to get back out to the spot. I took more pictures and found something. There is some history to the area. Shermanís carolina campaign went through the area and burned everything in sight. Itís about twenty minutes north of Camden. Itís near the tiny community of Liberty Hill which was a thriving plantation community. I took my metal detector and I got a hit next to the rock. Iíll attach photos of what I found. Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	1502699. These are pictures of the markings around the cross. There was also a cactus patch. Very out of place for the area. And the wheel is what triggered my metal detector. Was wanting to detect more but was interrupted by a couple of guys four wheel driving the dirt paths. So I immediately acted like I was just hiking. Ditched my metal detector. Lol wanna go back as soon as I can. Been reading up on a lot of the areas history. Not so easy going with all the records being destroyed during the civil war.
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    Oct 2016
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  10. #10
    us
    Aug 2017
    Central Oregon.
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    How the markings were done got me going on Paint OR gun powder etching, I would get a small sample and do some testing with black light and other such on the rock itself, I'll do a search on etching rock- black.

    Search was weak, but then ? INK? the military commanders had scribes and smaller units would carry INK to write orders- dispatches also one should ask about what plants etc in nature would make a lasting etch, INK or paint on rock. Analysis of the dark pigment is going to tell you old or recent and there lead to conclusion about who may have marked the rock. Best of luck to you.
    Last edited by Goldfinger450; Oct 14, 2017 at 04:50 AM.

  11. #11
    us
    Aug 2017
    Central Oregon.
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    Civil War Ink Writing Instruments - Fountain & Dip Pens - First Stop - The Fountain Pen Network The interesting thing in the INK is a Metal based INK= Iron Gall, now I wonder if it is detectable as a Metalic ink?? then you have Antietam which I had used in second grade with the nibs and ink wells in the desk. Extensive use in the civil war era.

  12. #12

    Nov 2017
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    Dig under it

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    Painted on CW corps badge? Or kids too dumb to paint a billboard. I don't know. The symbol itself is a very common one. US Sharshooters' badge has it also, if I remember right.

 

 

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