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Diggin' In Virginia

Diggin' In Virginia (DIV) is an invitational hunt dedicated to the ideals of friendship, fun and the proper recovery/identification of historical artifacts 

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Diggin' In Virginia XLVIII
March 30 - April 1, 2020
Diggin' In Virginia XLIX
April 2 - April 4, 2020

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Life just doesn't seem fair at times

Rose K. in Va. 410 11/25/2019 11:06AM

I've been fortunate enough....

mahone 67 11/25/2019 05:36PM

it isnt, but thats the nature of life.

Streak! 58 11/25/2019 04:23PM

Being Thankful

Erik Wagner 80 11/25/2019 02:26PM

So glad your OK. (n/t)

JOE inMD 26 11/27/2019 07:48PM

Erik, Wow...I am so glad you are okay and got this handled quickly! You are a digging machine and know you will "be back at it" in no time. Have a blessed Thanksgiving! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 31 11/27/2019 02:07PM

As soon as we heard what had happened

Rose K. in Va. 89 11/25/2019 04:31PM

Thank you both! (n/t)

Erik Wagner 25 11/25/2019 06:09PM

A special shout out.....

treasurehound 134 11/27/2019 05:05PM

We're getting there....need 15 for 46 and 17 for 47...look over the lists and make those calls to your friends (n/t)

Rose K. in Va. 171 11/24/2019 07:13AM

Re: We're getting there....need 15 for 46 and 17 for 47...look over the lists and make those calls to your friends

Larry Shirah 26 11/27/2019 11:46AM

Re: We're getting there....need 15 for 46 and 17 for 47...look over the lists and make those calls to your friends

gbantiques 40 11/24/2019 05:19PM

Short but sweet DIV Attachments

Ernest Bower 378 11/14/2019 11:05AM

Cool relics. Nice CDV image of your ancestor. (n/t)

ericchampigny 27 11/14/2019 09:56PM

Ernest, It's Aways Good To See You...

Doug (On the Chesapeake) 36 11/14/2019 04:24PM

Re: Short but sweet DIV

Erik Wagner 42 11/14/2019 12:58PM

Massachusetts button Attachments

Erik Wagner 58 11/14/2019 09:30PM

Re: Massachusetts button

Ernest Bower 33 11/27/2019 07:10AM

Sounds like a cool trade Ernest. PM me your address. (n/t)

Erik Wagner 29 11/27/2019 08:30AM

Really nice offer Erik.. (n/t)

Hardcore 31 11/17/2019 08:45PM

Assumptions.... the mother of all fudge ups!

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 589 11/24/2019 11:25PM

Thank you

Rose K. in Va. 56 11/25/2019 11:16AM

Something important......

John K. in Va. 99 11/25/2019 09:40AM

What you are "defending" Doc has ABSOLUTELY nothing to do with DIV!

John K. in Va. 102 11/25/2019 07:47AM

????? (n/t)

John K. in Va. 33 11/25/2019 05:41AM

Prayer request

Rose K. in Va. 592 11/11/2019 04:06PM

Re: Prayer request

Larry Shirah 46 11/24/2019 08:57PM

Sorry to hear all of that John and Rose prayers for a strong recovery. (n/t)

mgedwardsmd 31 11/18/2019 09:09PM

So glad to hear that the break wasn't too bad and John's mom is on the road to recovery. Seems like she is one tough lady!! (n/t)

PaChristy 38 11/15/2019 06:00AM

Healing Prayers (n/t)

htcampbell2 31 11/14/2019 10:49PM

Re: Prayer request

dbmcclus 33 11/14/2019 10:00PM

Praying (n/t)

Leebo in SC 32 11/14/2019 09:07AM

Prayers headed up for her and yalls family for a quick recovery (n/t)

s. p. watson 32 11/13/2019 06:44PM

Many prayers and wishes sent and the lords blessing for a speedy recovery (n/t)

scoopydoo 36 11/13/2019 05:40PM

Re: Prayer request

dw0378 33 11/13/2019 02:15PM

Great news Rose. We will pray for her continued healing. (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 38 11/13/2019 07:09AM

Re: Prayer request - UPDATE

Rose K. in Va. 135 11/13/2019 06:54AM

GAld to hear John's Mom is doing better, prayers on their way (n/t)

mmurray590 29 11/22/2019 10:05AM

Re: Prayer request - UPDATE

JustOneBullet 33 11/21/2019 04:58PM

Great to hear. (n/t)

Metaldetectoh 31 11/18/2019 11:35AM

Glad to hear the procedure went well! Prayers sent for a speedy recovery. (n/t)

Doug Stokes 29 11/17/2019 11:54PM

Re: Prayer request - UPDATE

buckoken 36 11/16/2019 08:49AM

Thank you Rose for the update, Glad to hear the surgery went well, Speedy Recovery for Mrs. Head (n/t)

Kreager 28 11/15/2019 05:58PM

Re: Prayer request - UPDATE

Doug (On the Chesapeake) 32 11/14/2019 05:34PM

That The news we all wanted to hear .. God Bless Mrs. K ... More Prayers Now (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 31 11/14/2019 04:48AM

Prayers sent...glad the surgery went well ! (n/t)

Fred in NC 33 11/13/2019 02:50PM

Prayers sent, Hope all went well in the surgery. (n/t)

Gord (Tecumseh) 27 11/13/2019 06:53AM

Yes, prayers for Kitty and her doctors and all those involved in her surgery and healing process! (n/t)

It's RG 34 11/12/2019 11:12PM

Re: prayers sent (n/t)

George Fullerton 33 11/12/2019 10:29PM

Prayers sent (n/t)

Kreager 35 11/12/2019 08:15PM

Prayers sent for all. (n/t)

DiggerDean 29 11/12/2019 06:47PM

Praying for a speedy recovery. (n/t)

dcentofanti 31 11/12/2019 06:46PM

She's in my prayers! (n/t)

nc digger 32 11/12/2019 06:14PM

prayers for her, the whole family and the surgeons steady hands angel. (n/t)

Streak! 35 11/12/2019 05:33PM

Prayers sent. (n/t)

David Croft 27 11/12/2019 05:32PM

May God bless John's mother and family (n/t)

ericsmith182 32 11/12/2019 04:22PM

Re: Prayer request

Twinmutha 37 11/12/2019 03:52PM

May God Bless Kitty ! (n/t)

Magicfireman 30 11/12/2019 02:04PM

Re: Prayer request

pkyser 33 11/12/2019 01:30PM

Prayers (n/t)

alexb 34 11/12/2019 12:58PM

Prayers on the way. (n/t)

pitt1863 34 11/12/2019 12:19PM

Prayers for her and the family... (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 34 11/12/2019 12:16PM

Re: Prayer request will pray now (n/t)

Metaldetectoh 29 11/12/2019 10:57AM

Prayers (n/t)

kydiggin 28 11/12/2019 10:44AM

Prayers being sent......

mahone 28 11/12/2019 10:42AM

Praying everything goes well. (n/t)

Dale(Va) 33 11/12/2019 09:57AM

Prayers for her best health. (n/t)

chris taylor 31 11/12/2019 09:13AM

Prayers said for a sucessful and complete recovery. (n/t)

55thVa 30 11/12/2019 07:16AM

In our prayers (n/t)

JOE inMD 29 11/12/2019 06:24AM

Praying for a successful surgery and recovery (n/t)

Boogs199 25 11/12/2019 05:55AM

So Sad to hear Mrs. Kendrick fell like that ...I pray

Dumpsite Digger 41 11/12/2019 04:58AM

Prayers sent to the Kendrick Family (n/t)

ringfinder 34 11/11/2019 10:24PM

May the Lord give her strength, patience and peace to fully recover. (n/t)

Macon 32 11/11/2019 09:05PM

Prayers sent John (n/t)

jrobertson 30 11/11/2019 08:32PM

I am praying. (n/t)

SEOhio digger 29 11/11/2019 08:10PM

Praying for her! (n/t)

pepperpump 27 11/11/2019 08:04PM

Prayers sent for all. (n/t)

M.Brown 32 11/11/2019 07:24PM

Re: Prayer request

david scott 30 11/11/2019 07:24PM

Prayers on the way (n/t)

va digger 66 30 11/11/2019 07:15PM

Prayers sent and God bless and heal (n/t)

Shane Smith 32 11/11/2019 07:11PM

Prayers from Ohio.. (n/t)

garynail 31 11/11/2019 07:07PM

Prayers on the way! (n/t)

PHIL HITT 30 11/11/2019 06:13PM

Re: Prayer request

gbantiques 34 11/11/2019 05:30PM

Praying for speedy recovery (n/t)

treasurehound 32 11/11/2019 04:46PM

Prayers sent for a successful recovery. (n/t)

Al-(PA) 30 11/11/2019 04:42PM

Praying for her (n/t)

David Willingham 29 11/11/2019 04:41PM

Prayers sent for a complete recovery.May the Lord have his hand in her surgery ! (n/t)

A HUNTER 35 11/11/2019 04:21PM

Lesche/Predator hand diggers

John K. in Va. 263 11/22/2019 01:59PM

Re: Lesche/Predator hand diggers

gbantiques 42 11/24/2019 05:21PM

Re: Lesche/Predator hand diggers

crashbro17x 43 11/23/2019 05:02PM

Thanks, John. The one I lost at the top of Coles Hill was a Whites Digmaster. (n/t)

Doug Stokes 35 11/22/2019 09:27PM

Doug lost one. No blue sweatshirt? (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 37 11/22/2019 03:46PM

No one turned in a sweatshirt. Sorry. (n/t)

Rose K. in Va. 34 11/23/2019 06:28AM

Doug Stokes???? (n/t)

s. p. watson 36 11/22/2019 02:52PM

Award for best Parking job happy Attachments

JRobo 310 11/24/2019 09:21AM

Re: Award for best Parking job happy

gbantiques 38 11/24/2019 05:11PM

Re: Award for best Parking job happy

Metaldetectoh 30 11/24/2019 11:12AM

46 & 47 Finds Attachments

crashbro17x 396 11/14/2019 09:14AM

Some really great stuff in that case! (n/t)

saftgeek 30 11/24/2019 12:57PM

Re: 46 & 47 Finds

gbantiques 39 11/19/2019 09:11PM

Re: 46 & 47 Finds

dw0378 36 11/18/2019 03:04PM

Re: 46 & 47 Finds

Dumpsite Digger 29 11/18/2019 07:46AM

Re: 46 & 47 Finds

crashbro17x 39 11/17/2019 08:47PM

Great finds Cody! (n/t)

Shane Smith 29 11/14/2019 02:42PM

Re: 46 & 47 Finds

dblshot 36 11/14/2019 12:25PM

Re: 46 & 47 Finds

crashbro17x 33 11/17/2019 08:47PM

That's a mighty fine looking case of goodies, Cody! Well Done! (n/t)

Creskol 39 11/14/2019 09:19AM

Lists have been updated with the finds lists

Rose K. in Va. 324 11/18/2019 04:25PM

I submitted mine as soon as I got off today. I apologize for the tardiness. Can’t wait for the spring. (n/t)

Frankie B 28 11/23/2019 09:26PM

Re: Lists have been updated with the finds lists

nc digger 32 11/19/2019 08:39AM

I sent ours just a couple days after the hunts. We are both marked for the second hunt but Linda isnt marked for the first one. (n/t)

Streak! 26 11/18/2019 07:04PM

I corrected it, thank you for letting me know. (n/t)

Rose K. in Va. 32 11/19/2019 05:11AM


Metaldetectoh 56 11/18/2019 05:02PM

e: Rose

BAKES 45 11/19/2019 07:29PM

Thank you for letting me know Dan.

Rose K. in Va. 41 11/20/2019 05:18AM

same thing with Craig williams Miss. Rose. Couldnt attend due to deaths in the family and health issues (n/t)

Streak! 32 11/20/2019 05:17PM

Yes, the perfect storm just at the wrong time. I'll Send my list in and indicate zero and zero finds due to absence. (n/t)

It's RG 29 11/21/2019 07:45PM

Bullet ID help Attachments

treasurehound 185 11/22/2019 10:27AM

Re: Bullet ID help

civilman1 35 11/22/2019 11:35AM

It was great to get back digging at DIV.... Attachments

Dale(Va) 353 11/10/2019 08:43AM

And it was great to have you back Dale!! (n/t)

mmurray590 21 11/22/2019 10:09AM

Re: It was great to get back digging at DIV....

gbantiques 31 11/11/2019 05:42PM

That barrel is a cool find! (n/t)

mike in cranberry 25 11/11/2019 10:22AM

Nice finds, I like that barrel piece. (n/t)

ericchampigny 24 11/11/2019 06:34AM

Good to see the three amigos again! Good digging Dale (n/t)

dig14me 25 11/11/2019 04:56AM

Re: It was great to get back digging at DIV....

Bruce/Pa 29 11/10/2019 05:35PM

Nice finds Dale. Soldier fired that sawed off 69 one time and in the fire pit it went (n/t)

Va Dave 30 11/10/2019 09:57AM

Great to see ya back Dale!Confetti (n/t)

John K. in Va. 27 11/10/2019 09:18AM

You did well;, Dale! That barrel is a super neat find! Thanks for sharing. (n/t)

Creskol 30 11/10/2019 09:14AM

as usual we had a GREAT time. Thanks to all that made it possible!

Streak! 289 11/10/2019 03:46PM

Re: as usual we had a GREAT time. Thanks to all that made it possible!

Georgia Jumper 30 11/19/2019 07:33AM

Thanks for the invite to have breakfast with you guys , I hate eating aloneChaplin (n/t)

Jim F. (In.) 27 11/18/2019 08:21AM

great times glad you dug your first ink well with us all to see (n/t)

verg 25 11/16/2019 01:44PM

Great to see you & the Mrs. again looking forward to Spring dance (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 22 11/13/2019 04:41AM

Always a pleasure and lot of laughs!! good job (n/t)

kydiggin 23 11/11/2019 05:58PM

Happy Anniversary!Confetti (n/t)

mike in cranberry 24 11/11/2019 10:14AM

Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Rose K. in Va. 1,168 10/17/2019 08:01AM

Is there a list of folks who have/haven't posted their finds lists (n/t)

chris taylor 66 11/18/2019 12:39PM

Rose posts it on the participants list. (n/t)

DiggerDean 42 11/18/2019 08:31PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Q-town Detector 58 11/17/2019 12:13PM

That is correct (n/t)

Macon 32 11/17/2019 06:40PM

Get those finds lists in!!! (n/t)

Kreager 45 11/16/2019 02:10PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

JantB45 72 11/08/2019 09:46PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Chris Alex 44 11/08/2019 08:29PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

StephenA 78 11/06/2019 06:48AM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Blyesbalistics 64 11/04/2019 02:10PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

baspinall 42 11/03/2019 10:59AM

Thanks Rose for the heads up (n/t)

va digger 66 40 11/02/2019 07:07PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Bama Dave 61 10/24/2019 11:01PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Blyesbalistics 67 10/23/2019 05:53PM

Hi Ed, check out "Frequently Asked Questions" link at the top of the page. That will help a lot. Good luck! (n/t)

cumberlandgray 53 10/24/2019 10:33PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

ReidMan 57 10/23/2019 12:01PM

Sounds great! happy (n/t)

Doug Stokes 47 10/22/2019 11:06PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

gbantiques 82 10/21/2019 07:03PM

Sounds good to me. Thanks so much. (n/t)

Aimbo 49 10/21/2019 10:00AM

Sure thing Rose ! Will Do , Thank You ! (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 53 10/21/2019 05:59AM

I will send it at light speed! (n/t)

pianoman 51 10/20/2019 05:26PM

Thank You Rose!!! (n/t)

Kreager 44 10/20/2019 09:36AM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Tripdad 55 10/19/2019 10:46AM

Thanks for the advance heads up. (n/t)

chris taylor 55 10/19/2019 08:38AM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

jtdevlin 47 10/19/2019 12:15AM

You can count on me John &rose, we will get it done. (n/t)

mmurray590 75 10/18/2019 09:31PM

Awesome, We will have it done by the deadline! (n/t)

s. p. watson 54 10/18/2019 05:23PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Frankie B 63 10/18/2019 11:55AM

I'll TRY to get mine in on time! (n/t)

Streak! 54 10/17/2019 03:53PM

Re: Planning for spring 2020 hunt/s

Gunboss 55 10/17/2019 03:00PM

Thank you Rose for the heads up for the spring hunt

treasurehound 57 10/17/2019 11:14AM


Blyesbalistics 293 11/15/2019 12:08AM


treasurehound 51 11/15/2019 07:35AM


Blyesbalistics 48 11/17/2019 09:32PM


htcampbell2 46 11/18/2019 07:15AM

DIV 47 Digssunny Attachments

Bruce/Pa 482 11/10/2019 01:07PM

great dig bruce (n/t)

verg 27 11/16/2019 01:45PM

Congrats Confetti (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 28 11/13/2019 04:33AM

Nice finds Bruce. It was nice catching up as well. (n/t)

Kreager 26 11/12/2019 08:16PM

Nice saves Bruce! (n/t)

Shane Smith 26 11/12/2019 12:49PM

Nice relics! (n/t)

saftgeek 26 11/11/2019 07:35PM

Re: DIV 47 Digssunny

gbantiques 34 11/11/2019 05:37PM

Nice finds! (n/t)

mike in cranberry 26 11/11/2019 10:17AM

Nice finds! (n/t)

mike in cranberry 27 11/11/2019 10:17AM

Good digs Bruce (n/t)

ericchampigny 29 11/11/2019 06:35AM

Nice finds Bruce, good to see you . (n/t)

JOE inMD 28 11/10/2019 07:06PM

Enjoyed watching you dig that pit Sheriff Bruce (n/t)

ronr 33 11/10/2019 06:53PM

WTG worked hard for those buttons. (n/t)

Dale(Va) 30 11/10/2019 02:35PM

Coles Hill Finds Attachments

pitt1863 375 11/10/2019 09:10PM

had a blast Jamie looking forward to the next one (n/t)

verg 30 11/16/2019 01:38PM

Nice finds. I wonder how many bullets have been dug out of that firing range. I would think tens of thousands by now. Such a cool spot. (n/t)

ericchampigny 30 11/14/2019 10:02PM

Nice Job!! (n/t)

Shane Smith 23 11/12/2019 12:45PM

You were in the lead! Great saves... (n/t)

saftgeek 30 11/11/2019 07:37PM

Re: Coles Hill Finds

gbantiques 29 11/11/2019 05:34PM

Nice saves! That's a lot of lead! (n/t)

mike in cranberry 26 11/11/2019 10:12AM

Any ideas on what this is? Attachments

ChiefSchultz 246 11/14/2019 07:52PM

Bale seal maybe? (n/t)

DiggerDean 33 11/14/2019 08:13PM

Re: Bale seal maybe?

ChiefSchultz 31 11/14/2019 09:59PM

Re: Bale seal maybe?

ChiefSchultz 26 11/14/2019 09:50PM

Thanks to John and Rose for the Spillman invite. An Eagle Staff cuff. Attachments

Gord (Tecumseh) 305 11/13/2019 07:06AM

Beautiful Button!!! (n/t)

Shane Smith 19 11/14/2019 02:44PM

Re: Thanks to John and Rose for the Spillman invite. An Eagle Staff cuff.

Dumpsite Digger 29 11/14/2019 04:46AM

Re: Thanks to John and Rose for the Spillman invite. An Eagle Staff cuff.

gbantiques 25 11/13/2019 09:33PM

It's always great to see you Gord, sorry I had to leave early Friday, but personal family matters come first. Congrats on the Button. Canuck!!!LOL canada (n/t)

JOE inMD 22 11/13/2019 07:15PM

Great seeing you again Gord! (n/t)

SGTLOWE 22 11/13/2019 08:37AM

Without the "Three Amigos" from Maryland diggin' CW relics......

Gord (Tecumseh) 29 11/13/2019 09:53AM

Our finds from the Spillman hunt Attachments

gbantiques 268 11/13/2019 09:49PM

Re: Our finds from the Spillman hunt

Dumpsite Digger 38 11/14/2019 04:44AM

Nice finds guys!thumbs up (n/t)

DiggerDean 25 11/13/2019 10:35PM

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