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  1. HAVE AT IT!!!???? finds from Hanover County, VA Old Site.

    HAVE AT IT!!!???? finds from Hanover County, VA Old Site.
  2. Finds from Sunday, Hanover County, VA

    finds from an old site in Hanover, VA...quick hunt
  3. old old flat button size of quarter?? would love to know what era and anything else.

    found this at my farm across from jamestown va. nice flat button. is this a colonial era button???
  4. Flat Button found on my farm in Surry, VA

    found this cool button about the size of a quarter. kind of neat. wish i knew what era but still a good find.
  5. CIVIL WAR ERA??? HINGE BRACKETT??? ODD GREEN OBJECT???

    I have been working an area that was a n old civl war camp that was attacked in Hanover, VA. i have found numerous cannon ball frags and many, many buttons and bullets...........i found this last night and have no idea what it is. notice on toe of the pictures there is a green small object...
  6. Says July 19, 1887!!! brass dagger clasp or holster???? neat design! HELP!!

    Says July 19, 1887!!! brass dagger clasp or holster???? neat design! HELP!!
  7. ???? ERA and info on this old button? says gilt on back and flower and lion on front.

    ???? ERA and info on this old button? says gilt on back and flower and lion on front. hard to make out anything on the back but the word gilt.
  8. 7 INCHES DEEP! VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUE?

    FOUND THIS 7 INCHES DEEP. the top part is obviously broke off. when i looked it up online i saw one just like it that had VMI as a second part above the break at top for the letters.....still a good find i assume.
  9. HELP WITH QUICK ID!! FOUND ON BEACH IN A DUNE. THANKS

    found this at va beach last week on or near a dune. please help me with a quick identification of this iron relic.
  10. OLD CHEST LOCK, SILVER PENDANT, CIVIL WAR BULLETS. NICE LITTLE COLT BULLET.

    HANOVER, VA ......NOT SURE AT ALL WHAT KIND OF PENDANT THAT IS NOR DO I KNOW HOW OLD IT IS... THE LOCK I ASSUME IS A CHEST LOCK...COOL LITTLE COLT BULLET THOUGH.
  11. OLD CHEST LOCK??? OLD SILVER PENDANT???

    THE SILVER PENDANT HAS A DESIGN ON THE FRONT, NOT SURE WHAT IT IS..LOOKS LIKE TRESS MAYBE??? THE OTHER SIDE LOOKS LIKE DIMPLES IN A GOLD BALL..??????? ALSO I'M NOT SURE ABOUT THE GREEN LOCK???
  12. ANYONE KNOW OF A FREE SITE FOR HISTORIC MAPS OF YOUR AREA???? help needed.

    I currently use my own resources such as printed tangible maps and so forth to prepare for a hunt. i have been hearing of people talking of a web site where you can view the old roads and places of an area and compare it over lay on top of a newer map to get a 'general idea" of whats...
  13. COLONIAL RIVER ROAD, HANOVER VA.

    THE FLAT BUTTON SAYS GILT ON IT WITH A FEW STARS AND A DESIGN GOING AROUND THE OUTSIDE. NO VISIBLE DESIGN OR MARKINGS ON THE FRONT.
  14. GILT BUTTON..NEED HELP WITH ID PLEASE?

    IT SAYS GILT AT THE TOP..HARD TO SEE IN THE PIC, IM SORRY. AND IT HAS A FEW STARS AND ANOTHER DESIGN GOING AROUND THE OUTSIDE.....THE FRONT HAS NO VIEWABLE DESIGN. IT IS PLAIN BRASS IT APPEARS.
  15. ADVISE PLEASE?? WET GRASS ISSUES WHILE SCANNING. WATERPROOF COIL MAYBE?

    SO I HAVE A MACHINE AND IT HAS THE AUTOMATIC GROUND BALANCING. ITS A GOOD DETECTOR BUT WHEN THE GRASS IS WET WITH A FRESH RAIN OR MAYBE HEAVY WITH DEW MY DETECTOR GOES A BIT CRAZY!! I TURN DOWN THE SENSIVITY QUITE A BIT TO WHERE IT STOPS BUT IM LOOSING SO MUCH DEPTH. ON A SCALE OF 1-12 ON MY...
  16. TOMATOES ARE NOT THE ONLY THING THAT SURFACES FROM HANOVER, VA SOIL

    THE COLONIAL RIVER ROAD PRODUCES A FEW RELICS HERE IN CENTER.
  17. ✅ SOLVED WHAT R THESE RIVET TYPE THINGS? WE HAVE BEEN FINDING QUITE A FEW..

    WE HAVE BEEN FOUND CLOSE TO 10 SO FAR IN THIS ONE AREA FIELD. CIVIL WAR RIVET?
  18. anyone ever had a trespassing on church property or school after dark?

    well i did!!!! here is the law in Virginia on that. my court date is may 28th. i have no criminal history and i am 35 years old. i assume i will be okay. i even sent a letter to the church apologizing and informing them of the incident...it was the police that showed up to relax that wrote me up...
  19. anyone ever had a tresspass on church property or school property after dark?

    well i did!!!! here is the law in Virginia on that. my court date is may 28th. i have no criminal history and i am 35 years old. i assume i will be okay. i even sent a letter to the church apologizing and informing them of the incident...it was the police that showed up to relax that wrote me up...
  20. ✅ SOLVED STAR CARVED INSIDE OF A .69 CAL CIV BULLET? OTHER ITEMS?? NEED SOME HELP.

    THE FIRST IS A STAR LIKE CARVING INSIDE THE HOLE OF THE 69 CAL THREE RING BULLET??????? THE OTHER IS A SHELL CASING??? IT SAYS PARKER MILFORD ON IT IS ALL I CAN MAKE OUT.???? FLAT BUTTON...FRONT AND REAR VIEW.. PIC OF SOME OF THE ITEMS TOGETHER FOR REFERENCE. THE BUTTON WAS FOUND AFTER THIS...
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