Metal detecting finds — GA homesites

Mike and I hit a few homesites in North GA in the last couple of days. On Thursday (Mike was on vacation and I’m currently fuloughed from my job) we went back to the 1906 farm house. I found another silver quarter! This one was another Washington quarter dated 1948 and pretty worn out, so it was probably lost in the 1950s or 1960s.

Metal detecting finds using GTI 2500 — 1906 farm N. GA

In addition to the silver quarter, I also found six wheaties, a good luck charm, a small buckle and a few toy gun parts that are steadily found on this farm!

Today, we went west and asked permission at a couple of homesites in the area that was occupied by the Cherokee indians prior to the Indian removal act in the 1830s.

I struck out on the first two sites, but our final stop gave up 5 more wheaties using my trusty GTI. I usually average about one silver coin to every 6 wheaties found so hopefully next time I’ll find that elusive barber dime or quarter!

More wheaties, but no silver this time out (Garrett GTI 2500 finds)

Mike did great too, he found three wheaties at the 1906 farm house and four wheaties and a 1942 silver dime in the western sites we hunted.

Overall, we had a blast at all the sites and you just never know what you’ll find until you dig it up! Hope to see you all out there and good luck!

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Shawn Stiner

I really enjoyed your and Mikes adventures Metal Detecting and Gold Mining. I am also from Michigan, Traverse City area and grew up in Detroit. I have lived in Woodstock, Ga for the last 5 years. I have recently purchased a Nox 800 and have been a Member of the weekenders Gold Miners Club and have a 3.5 inch high banker/dredge. I pan often in the creeks around Woodstock, and I find color, will never get rich, but that is not the point. I have now focused my energy on Metal Detecting and trying to find a civil war bullet or maybe even a belt buckle. I realize these are bucket list items for many, so I will just keep digging all the signals and love the feeling of Christmas when the Nox, sends a signal to my ear phones. Thank you for such a great Blog. I will follow you and maybe one day we will meet up for a dig or two!!!


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