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Metal Detecting...

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Treasure Hunting...

Rock Hounding...

...and all other outdoor activities

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What's The Best Metal Detector?

One of the most commonly asked questions I get when talking treasure hunting is, “What the best metal detector?” Every person that is asked that question is going to have his/her own slant on the subject. Each has their own experiences, and each has their own ‘type” of treasure they’re going for. I’m no different. So, I’m going to give my “slant” and see if what I contribute will narrow the selection down a bit.. ...Read More



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 Fall has arrived!.

Halloween is the perfect time to hunt  ghost towns, metal detect beaches and old gathering places, prospecting for gold nuggets and gold dust, and just being in the great outdoors before winter sets in.


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They're inexpensive;

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They don't take batteries;


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Treasure Hunting, Gold Prospecting, Ghost Town Hunting or Metal Detecting!


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Do you like to prospecting for gold, metal detecting for coins, hunting ghost towns, or other treasure hunting hobbies?


Your hobby is under assault!


Don't just sit back and let some paper-pushing bureaucrat with an environmentalist agenda close down yet another area...your area...to your hobby.



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CACHE! Stories of Lost and Buried Treasure and Hidden Wealth



Introducing a new title on your favorite hobby!

50 stories of buried treasure and hidden wealth.

51 maps...44 aerial photographs.

Lots of information!




Winter will be here before you know it. Now is a great time to get the family out for one more Treasure Hunting outing.

Garnet, Montana Ghost Town


Old maps can be a great help in researching Treasure stories.


And no matter what your passion is...

Rocks & Gems..........

...........Gold & Silver

Fossils & Shells..........

..........Coins & Relics

Ghost Towns & Near Ghost Towns

Or just plain Good Times with Friends & Family...


...Click Here, cause now is the time

to plan and research your next

Treasure Hunting Adventure.


Can You Really...

Find Lost Treasure and Gold Nuggets, Explore Ghost Towns, and use a Metal Detector to find Relics, Coins, and Other Treasures?


Stories of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures

6-barrels of gold are supposedly buried somewhere on the top of Snowshoe Mountain near Wingate, Centre County, PA.

  Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

More information can be found in

Buried Treasures You Can Find

Guide to Treasure in Pennsylvania


Ghost Town

Ash Valley, Pawnee County, KS

    9 miles northwest of Larned

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations   

    More information can be found in

    Ghost Towns of Kansas


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 Lots of good websites and good info.

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Trivia Question

What is the "Spot Elevation"

at the indicated point on the map?

 Spot Elevation Topographic Symbol for searching for Lost Treasures, gold prospecting, metal detecting, ghost towns and ghost town hunting, and rock hounding

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Topographic Symbols used in searching for Lost Treasures, gold prospecting, metal detecting, ghost towns and ghost town hunting, and rock hounding 

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A Draw is a minor terrain feature that also starts at high ground, but is carved into the side of the hill by water and erosion. The draw can be defined as having high ground on three sides and low ground on one side. The draw runs downhill in between two fingers. The contour lines form "V's" that point uphill. Once again, notice that the V's of the draw are the same V's we talked about when discussing determining uphill and downhill using contour lines.


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