In February, our members found many interesting relics. These included our usual variety of buttons, coins, and bullets; as well as, items found around old Colonial home sites in Central Virginia.
Our members hunted all around Central Virginia. Everyone was successful and found a variety of buttons, bullets, coins, and parts from items used in the Civil War, including a gold chain, breast plates and a variety of buckles.
One member found an intact Colt Navy 36 caliber pistol!
Our members hunted in the unseasonably warm Fall season here in Central Virginia. Everyone was successful and found a variety of buttons, bullets, coins, and parts from items used in the Civil War. They also found canon balls and intact bayonettes.
The large metal object is 1/2 of a wagon wheel bearing. It is lead coated bronze and was made this way so that the lead could be replaced when it became worn.
The beginning of Fall was a great time to hunt around Central Virginia. Our members found a variety of bullets, buttons, coins, buckles, and also a canteen.
Our members hunted in the hot Virginia heat this past June & July and were successful finding a variety of buttons, bullets, coins, and parts from item used in the Civil War.
The club hunted around the Central Virginia and found a variety of bullets, buttons, coins, and Civil War artifacts.
The weather was nice and many members brought their discoveries from the previous month.
The club hunted around the Central Virginia area and found many interesting relics. The most notable discoveries included an extensive arrowhead collection (not all were collected this past month).
Our April meeting featured Mike Singer as our guest speaker. He spoke on insigneas of the Civil War. He brought 5 cases of his extensive collection for our members to see.
The club hunted all over Central Virginia during the month of March and they found a variety of items including the typical buttons, bullets and coins, as well as, some impressive Maryland Militia hat letters.
In February our members hunted all around the Virginia area and found the typical bullets, buttons and coins in addition to three impressive buckles - two US and one Eagle.
Our 2019 holiday party for members and their guests included a mini relic show. Our members' families enjoyed seeing many of the discoveries from the past year. A good time was had by all!