missouri

  1. Looking for fellow detectorists southwest Missouri

    Hey ya'll, it's been ages since I've posted on here. I moved to southwest Missouri about 4 years ago and I still haven't dusted off the detectors and gone out hunting. I've been getting the bug lately and now that my son is older and starting to show interest in the hobby I'm hoping to link up...
  2. ✅ SOLVED Old bone found along creek - what is it?

    I found this bone while walking along a creek in Missouri. I'm curious to know what bone it is and what type of animal it came from. I assume it's a leg bone because it has a socket but it seems like a awful big socket for such a short bone. It looks old but not ancient. Any ideas?
  3. Thumb scraper and possible worked edge?

    Found these in my usual spot this past weekend. I'm still learning and would rather be safe than sorry. Does this look like a thumb scraper and maybe the beginning of a knife? The edge looks worked to me. Thanks in advanced.
  4. Help identifying? Found in Missouri

    I'm very new to fossil hunting and found this on my first trip. Maybe a nautiloid cephalopod? Thanks in advance!
  5. LOST: 1962 Liberty High School (MO) class ring

    Liberty High School Blue Jays. Belonged to my late Father. He lost it doing surveying around Higginsville, MO. I have been looking for it for many years--even when he was still alive. Mitchell E. Springston is his name.
  6. Yocum Silver?

    The Yocums settled on the James River in Stone County, Mo. in the 1830's. Ozark Folklore says the 4 Yocum Brothers made their own Silver Dollars from Silver mined by the Delaware Indians. I found this Half Dollar size of solid Silver on Yocum's land yesterday. I also found several 1830's flat...
  7. Might have found something trapped in amber

    Not exactly sure if this is even what i think it is but if i believe to have found a specimen how do i go about getting it analyzed? Any info would be greatly appreciated and thankyou in advance for your time!
  8. Bloody Bill Anderson's? Pot of Gold at Yancey Inn

    I originally posted this article on here a couple of years ago but it first got derailed and then was deleted because of a rules violation so I'm re-posting it in accordance with the rules this time. Please refrain from commenting if you can't stay on-topic. I ran across this story while...
  9. New to the Hobby, Location Issues

    Hello! I'm new to the hobby of gold prospecting and have met two main points of interest which I want to expound upon to see what I can do with them. Namely, these are... 1: I am currently attending university in northeast Missouri, in a region which, according to my (admittedly limited)...
  10. new member in Mid Missouri

    Hello All. a little about me. I live in mid Missouri, I work as a chemist, and am a pretty big nerd. I'm wanting to get into metal detecting and am in the research stage. I'm researching a beginner detector that will work on land and underwater to take with me when scuba diving, mostly in...
  11. 2017 Relic finds from Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri

    These are Civil War Relics I found in Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri in 2017
  12. Quantrill's & Other Treasure Caches in Jackson County, Missouri

    This newspaper article from 1908 tells of some suspected buried treasures in Jackson County, Missouri...
  13. Quantrill's Buried Treasure near Oronogo, Missouri

    While waiting out this messy, rainy weather in central Texas, I've gone into all-out research mode. I came across this article about one of Quantrill's buried treasures while following up on another treasure that I read about in the September, 1972 issue of Long John Latham's Treasure World...
  14. Macon Missouri

    Hi I'm a life long detectorist and resident of Macon Missouri. My family owns some land where several coal mining camps were located some time around the early 1900s. I was wondering if there is any kind of map where I could narrow down the locations of these camps. I'd al so LOVE to get in...
  15. Kansas City Area- Hunting Partners

    Hello everyone, this is Zach from the YouTube channel DownSouthDetecting. I will be moving from the Dallas area to Kansas City soon. Have looked up a few detecting spots out there, if anyone is interested in meeting up and doing some detecting let me know! Looking forward to moving out there and...
  16. Found A Buried Wagon In Missouri On A River Bend Need Help!

    This is crazy, SO the other day I was kayaking the Missouri river and headed down a little side creek. When out of the corner of my eye i saw what looked to be a old wagon wheel with wood spokes. I decided to go closer and to my supersize it was! So with my wife and I both being on our day of we...
  17. New Member Needs Help Identifying Creek Finds

    Hello, I am recently retired and have just begun to learn about Native American artifacts. My family owns a large piece of property in St. Charles, MO. It has a large creek and smaller creeks running through it, and it is well-known/believed that Native Americans once lived on the property...
  18. New Missouri Hunter

    Greetings everybody, thanks for reading. I've loved treasure hunting for most of my life but have only recently really gotten into it. I love the idea of lost treasure and will probably spend the majority of my time on that but I like to go out metal detecting and enjoy all forms of hunting. I...
  19. Alf Bolins Legendary Buried Treasure

    Alf Bolin's Legendary Buried Treasure Anyone Planning a Search for Alf Bolin's Loot in Missouri?:hello:
  20. Missouri drill

    Went to see the grand kids in Lowry City Missouri and while there went arrowhead hunting on the father-in-laws property where my son found his first artifact. Nice piece of a drill. Couldn't find the other half but I'm sure he will be back. Don't know what age maybe someone can tell from the...
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