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  1. World War II medal of Nebraska man turns up in Vermont maple tree

    Volunteers for Vermont’s annual Green Up Day made an odd discovery when they looked inside a maple tree: wrapped in plastic inside an old VCR cassette was the World War II Good Conduct Medal for a Nebraska man who died 32 years ago. The 1945 medal had belonged to Robert Gene Woody, who served...
  2. Air Force Security Specialist - SAC

    Anyone here serve in the Air Force in the 80s? I went through Lackland, TX and Camp Bullis, TX (ABGD) in 1985. Served in the ICBM fields in Great Falls, MT after that.
  3. One long ring, Two short rings

    I was sitting here thinking about stuff and remembering back to being a kid. We had a 6 party phone line with special rings for us and the other 5 neighbors. I can't remember what our special ring was, but did spend some time listening to the neighbors conversations, accidentally of course. Fast...
  4. Lilys first hunt

    Lily's first hunt This is my grand daughter Lily, age 8. She has been bugging me to teach her to MD. I had to sit in a chair because I'm pretty crippled up right now, but had a great time teaching her the ropes. We found a bolt and a piece of foil in the woods on my land. To her they were...
  5. Sorry Florida, Long-Lost Fort May Be in Georgia

    Researchers think historic Fort Caroline is one state over No wonder historians haven't been able to find a historic but long-lost French fort in America: They were looking in the wrong state. Researchers from Florida State University say Fort Caroline—which one calls "the oldest fortified...
  6. I need to give something away!

    Hello again everyone! As an appreciation to my valued customers and a thank you for visiting HandyHistoryeBooks.com, a free product is given away once a week. I want you to be a winner right now! Go to HandyHistoryeBooks.com, choose any product, and enter win84582 as the coupon code. If your...
  7. 🏁 COMPLETED HandyHistoryeBooks.com Weekly Winner!

    Congratulations Rege P! Every week I randomly choose a customer to win a free eBook on CD, and this week, REGE P. WINS! It's my way of saying thanks for giving us a try. I'm sure he was a bit surprised when he went to check out at the website and it told him that no payment was necessary! I hope...
  8. PA County Histories, Maps, Forts, Civil War

    I've spent the last 10 years buying and converting old county histories and other information dealing mostly with Pennsylvania into searchable eBooks. I am disabled and with my fondness of history, it is a labor of love for me. Feel free to visit my link below. Thanks! MT_Joe
  9. 💵 FOR SALE History of Pennsylvania Volunteers 1861-65 5 Volumes 1869 - 6910 Pgs HUGE MD Resource

    Now offering this huge reference at $8.95 and FREE same day Shipping! Click HERE for more info! - Author: Samuel P. Bates - PUBLISHER: B. Singerly, State Printer - SUBJECT: History, Genealogy, Civil War, Pennsylvania - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 6910 p., 5 Volumes: Illustrations and Maps - NOTES: A...
  10. 💵 FOR SALE Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania - Volumes 1 and 2 1896 1370 Pages Color Maps Sketches

    Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania - Volumes 1 and 2 1896 1370+ Pages - Many Color Maps & Sketches This CD is WORD SEARCHABLE PUBLISHER: State Printers of Pennsylvania SUBJECT: History, Genealogy, Military, Pennsylvania PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 1370+ p. total: color maps and illustrations...
  11. This is not my usual forum but have a question...

    My friend found the following as a child in Neosho, MO in 1975 or so. His Dad had burned some rubbish and he was playing with his GI Joe (with kung foo grip) in the ashes a few days later and found it. He was asking me about it, but I told him you folks would have a better idea. Thanks!
  12. Dans the man - Interesting MD News

    Dans' the man - Interesting MD News I'm sure a few of you already follow Deep Digger Dan on his YouTube videos, but for those who don't, he came out with an interesting news video the other day. I have been watching his videos for a long time and love his sense of humor...
  13. First Post on this forum - Cant resist!

    First Post on this forum - Can't resist! Hey all! I've been in Watford City for almost 3 years and have recently got into MDing. Have worked my small yard over and have only found a few nails and screws, and a few zincolns. Looking forward to hitting some other areas around here this Spring!
  14. Very Old Lot of Cracker Jack Toys

    Ahhh...the days when you actually got a toy in a cracker Jack box. Nowadays its all paper stuff!
  15. Rusults of my first $50 cent bag

    Cent Bag #1 $50 MWR in bag 4/16/13 13.8 lb coppers or 2070 cents approx.- 41.4% 1909-1982 Wheat Cents - 17 total 1939 S 1941 1944 1945 1945 D (2) 1946 D (2) 1950 D 1953 D 1953 S 1954 S 1956 D (2) 1957 D 1958 D (2) Canadian - 52 total George 1952 Young Queen 1956 1961 (2) 1968 (2) 1969 (2)...
  16. Pre 1982 percentage in rolls?

    Got 2 $50 bags of rolled cents and have been going through them in the last couple days (my 12 hour a day job doesn't allow me to get through them too quickly). I'm halfway through the first bag and the percentage of pre 1982 is running about 45%. Not many wheats, but quite a few Canadian (being...
  17. Winter made me do it....

    I've been hanging out here at TN reading posts all Winter and longing to get out to do some detecting, but I live in North Dakota where Winter seems to never end! Well it snowed a few more inches last night so I decided to do a little CRH to break the boredom. I live in a 3 bank town in the...
  18. Hello! From a Montana member working in the ND Oilfields

    Just thought I'd stop lurking and finally register and say hi! Ordered a beginner MD a few days ago (BH Tracker IV) after reading posts here for a few weeks. I had a got Sears model MD as a young kid for Christmas (probably in the late 70s) after begging my parents for one all year. I had...
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