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  1. Michigan woman found living inside rooftop store sign with desk and coffee maker

    Contractors curious about an extension cord on the roof of a Michigan grocery store made a startling discovery: a 34-year-old woman was living inside the business sign, with enough space for a computer, printer and coffee maker, police said. “She was homeless,” said Brennon Warren, an officer...
  2. Digging through childhood finds

    I was that kid, the one who would find a hammock and declare it a dinosaur tooth or a crinoid fossil and call it a bead So of course I picked this up at the river one day Because of my predisposition of 'it's an artefact!!' I've only ever considered it a cool rock, that looks like an artifact...
  3. Bronze or Brass or Cast Iron Michigan (Art Deco style) Label - Off old stove?

    Friends, Can you give me an ID on this? Found in the woods today near a piece of cast iron plate, maybe off of something like a stove?
  4. Elgin Pocket Watch and Mysterious "Michigan" name plate (cast iron stove label?)

    Elgin Pocket Watch and Mysterious "Michigan" name plate (cast iron stove label?) Snuck in a few hours detecting in the woods in an area not far from civil war encampment and at an old church built @1900. I suspect the Michigan Plate is off a cast iron stove. The pocket watch is an Elgin - not...
  5. Always looking in Northern Michigan.. Artifacts?

    Im always looking and hopeful to actually find artifacts. My sister and I never give up. Any thoughts? I found them in northern Michigan. Thank you in advance for your time.
  6. NW Lower MI partner/collab opp's to CO/ID/WY/NV

    Hello TreasureNet'rs! This is my first post since either the late 90's or early 2000's. I think my original account must have expired due to inactivity or something. Anyway, It's good to be back! I'm wanting to find someone within my region of Michigan (Northwestern Lower, specifically Traverse...
  7. 2018 Metal Detecting Finds In Michigan Wrap Up

    Check out my new video of all my finds in 2018 metal detecting and bottle digging. This is the best year I've ever had. I love watching treasure hunting videos, so if you subscribe, I'll subscribe back. Thank you! The video quality looks better on phones than on the pc for some reason.
  8. Agate? (part 2)

    This is a reply to the post: http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/what/550578-agate.html Long story short, I found some possible agates in a place in Michigan with is the geological equivalent of vanilla ice cream (quartz is a rare find). I also found them in a rather high volume, and returned to...
  9. Ann Arbor Metal Detecting Club

    Howdy, Starting a club in Ann Arbor Michigan, second Thursday of the month at 6-7 at the Dennys on the corner of N Huron Parkway and Washtenaw Ave. I'm the guy with the red beard, call me at 502-232-5991 or email at [email protected]. Or if you would like to go hunting let me know, I've...
  10. Hit big silver in the curb scrape

    My husband and I have been detecting for 5 years and this is the first time we've felt it worth posting. These are our finds from today's curb scrape. We also hit a lakeside Park and the beach Friday evening. The beach yielded 2 junk rings for my husband and a little clad for the both of us. The...
  11. Hello from Michigan!

    Hello all! My name is Brennan, I am 19 years old and I just got my first metal detector. I joined the forum to interact with other people and learn a lot about the sport. Currently I haven't found much, a couple .22 casings and some pennies, but I know I'll learn a lot that will help me along...
  12. Couple weeks of Firsts for me!

    I have been really lucky over the last two weeks in mid-Michigan with getting 3 Firsts for me! Started with an Indian head penny, and I have rescued 7 since then ranging from 1887-1907. Next was my first buffalo nickel, and it was a 1920. Tonight I pulled out my first V Nickel, and it was a...
  13. 1800s club 1st time this year!

    Started with a 1947 nickel, just missed the war nickel, but was still decently old. Next I pulled the 1918 wheat, which I believe is my oldest wheat. Then the last plug of the night is my oldest and favorite of the year... 1887 Indian head penny! Beautiful little greenie to add to my growing...
  14. Want to contact Scuba Divers with Boats and equipment Im Michigan area .

    Hello, I'm interested in finding Divers with other equipment that could investigate a site and I would like to know something about those divers and where they live and equipment they have including boats and will want phone # Ya see I like to know who I will deal with etc. ASAP Thanks.
  15. Gold Panning in Michigan UP

    Hello All, Let me begin by saying that this is an interesting site, I'm glad to have found it. As a newby, I searched but couldn't find the info I'm looking for...so please redirect me if it's already here and I've just missed it. I'm planning to vacation in Marquette County in the Michigan UP...
  16. My First Finds. Please help Identify

    We've recently purchased some property in mid Michigan and I've found some things that look like Indian artifacts. I'm hoping someone wouldn't mind helping me identify the items. I'm very new to this but have grown to love hunting for artifacts and researching them. This is what I have. I'm...
  17. hello from royal oak michigan

    Hi guys. I'm new to the site and to metal detecting altogether. Actually, I havent even done it yet. In my parents' attic I found a white's 6000 PRO XL. I know nothing about it. is it any good? I live in Royal Oak, Mich and my house was built in 1920, I thought there was a pretty good chance of...
  18. gems in michigan, lake huron

    Hi, I'm new here, my name is heather. My family is into gold panning and gemstone hunting, I was just wondering if there are any good places in lower Michigan around Iosco and neighboring counties to pursue our interests?:treasurechest:
  19. Upper peninsula copper

    I found this near shoreline of Upper Michigan lake, near Wisconsin border. I screwed up and cleaned it a bit. There was a bit of what seemed to be a pine tar like substance on one side. I know it's copper, just can't tell if its worked/formed, or perhaps natural state left by the glaciers...
  20. Newbie from Michigan

    Hello, This is my introduction to the community, I am from the Flint Mi. area. New to the hobby, just got a tesoro compadre and a garrett ace 250, I love both of them. Looking for like minded metal detectorists to get together now and then to hunt together. So far I have found 2 fake rings...
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