• Confederate Battle Flag

    My thoughts and prayers are with the grieving families and friends in Charleston, South Carolina. We all grieve with you.The Confederate Battle Flag has come... Read more

    Posted on 27 June 2015
  • Train Robbers

    Some of the most captivating stories of hidden treasure are the ones about train robbers and the law men who pursued them. All treasure stories get told so... Read more

    Posted on 17 June 2015
  • Arrowheads


    On Spring Break we got sunburned, muddy, dirty, and tired. We spent time catching up with old friends and made some new ones. We ate at some great restaurants,... Read more

    Posted on 14 June 2015
  • My Dime


    I found a dime and I am still a lot puzzled. When I started examining it I saw that it was a 1965 Roosevelt, but it seemed to be inside of a wedding band or... Read more

    Posted on 19 May 2015
  • THE MECHANIC – Treasure Steamboat

    May 9th, 1825The Steamboat "Mechanic" Snagged and Lost to the Ohio River.On Friday morning, May 6, 1825, the steamboat Mechanic departed Nashville, Tennessee. Read more

    Posted on 16 May 2015
  • The Katy Train Robberies

    Katy Train Robberies

    After the Civil War the railroad industry expanded west at a feverish pace. As the railroads grew so did the numbers of gangs that had nothing to do but rob... Read more

    Posted on 12 May 2015
  • What a Treasure

    HAPPY MOTHERSDAY!You can hunt for treasure of all kinds all over the world, but you will never find any treasure as valuable or that means more than MOM.Hugs,... Read more

    Posted on 10 May 2015
  • 14 Double Eagles and 10 Silver Dollars

    August 1862The border war was hot like the weather and most of Quantrill's men were still looting Independence when The Battle of Lone Jack Missouri took place... Read more

    Posted on 09 May 2015
  • Shotgun Shell Brass

    can be almost as aggravating as flip tabs with the fact they are not a coin. I have hunted sites that produce quite a few and have found that these little... Read more

    Posted on 08 May 2015
  • Ohio Treasure

    Ohio Treasure

    Zane's Trace was an early road in the Northwest Territory that connected Wheeling, Virginia, to Limestone, Kentucky (present-day Maysville) from 1796 until... Read more

    Posted on 04 May 2015
  • Lost Union Payroll

    On Dec 30, 1862 during the Civil War, Union Colonel C L Dunham of the 39th Iowa Regiment was ordered to seek out and destroy the CSA 7th Tennessee Calvary... Read more

    Posted on 01 May 2015
  • Surface Hunting for Treasure

    Surface Hunting Treasure

    Metal Detecting has an added extra in all the little non-metal trinkets we find on the surface. I run into more and more people out looking for arrowheads than... Read more

    Posted on 30 April 2015
  • Rings


    Every time I dig up a ring, while metal detecting, I wonder what story it would tell. Rings go back as far as history has been recorded, and each one has a... Read more

    Posted on 28 April 2015
  • Tokens


    I did a little hunting at an old site along the railroad. The site is right in front of a very old cemetery where some Confederate soldiers are buried. It is... Read more

    Posted on 26 April 2015
  • Silver Bar Cache Never Found

    In 1850 on through the Civil War Webbs Ferry, located on the Wabash River in Posey County Indiana, was one of the routes used as an underground railroad crossin... Read more

    Posted on 23 April 2015
  • Hunting Ghost Communities

    Hunting Ghost Communities

    Ghost communities are similar to ghost towns except they were less populated and lacked businesses. There might have been a merchant or a huckster, a... Read more

    Posted on 21 April 2015
  • The Story of a Soldier – Sunday Tribute

    Story Soldier Sunday Tribute

    Treasure hunting and researching has an amazing way of revealing stories and facts that we are not really searching for. Thursday afternoon I was out checking... Read more

    Posted on 19 April 2015 HISTORY
  • The Gold Border

    When we hear treasure stories from the Civil War we seem to be tuned in to battle and skirmish sites, camps and raids. There are a lot of stories and treasure... Read more

    Posted on 17 April 2015 HISTORY
  • Morgan's Raids

    John Hunt Morgan's raids through Indiana during the early days of July, 1863 were incredible to put it lightly. In the short span of five days, Morgan's men... Read more

    Posted on 14 April 2015 HISTORY
  • Charles Lewis Garrett: Sunday Tribute to an American Hero

    Charles Lewis Garrett: Sunday Tribute American Hero

    What a Story What a Life! There are not enough words to express our gratitude for all that Charles Garrett did for the world of Treasure Hunting and Treasure... Read more

    Posted on 12 April 2015 HISTORY