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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 XLVI
November 4th - 6th, 2019
Diggin' In Virginia XLVII
November 7th - 9th


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In honor of my grandmother on Memorial Day Attachments

treasurehound 204 05/27/2019 11:24AM

Re: In honor of my grandmother on Memorial Day

Dumpsite Digger 53 05/30/2019 06:20AM

Thanks for sharing about your Grandmother, Randy. What a well deserved honor! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 48 05/30/2019 12:46AM

Great story. Your Mom was quite a lady.. (n/t)

John S.(NY) 53 05/29/2019 06:29AM

n/t (n/t)

John S.(NY) 49 05/29/2019 06:31AM

Re: Great story. Your Mom was honored like very few have... (n/t)

John S.(NY) 54 05/29/2019 06:30AM

Hats off and boundless respect to those that gave their all. Too many forget the meaning of this day. Their sacrifice is revered and appreciated. USA CSA (n/t)

Streak! 127 05/27/2019 10:16AM

I echo that sentiment, Streak. The freedoms we enjoyed this past weekend, as well as all other days before and after, are largely due to their past and present sacrifices. (n/t)

Doug Stokes 48 05/30/2019 12:53AM

Amen Brother !!! (n/t)

Magicfireman 51 05/27/2019 06:19PM

Well said. (n/t)

fireman76 52 05/27/2019 10:33AM

DIV anywhere: Spillman, Fairoaks, BR, and anywhere else!

Flyntgr 369 05/29/2019 08:57PM

Re: DIV anywhere: Spillman, Fairoaks, BR, and anywhere else!

Metaldetectoh 79 05/29/2019 10:16PM

44 & 45 finds lists has been updated on the participants list

Rose K. in Va. 946 04/16/2019 08:34AM

Re: 44 & 45 finds lists has been updated on the participants list

Landon76 67 05/29/2019 08:45PM

Re: 44 & 45 finds lists has been updated on the participants list

Seven 85 05/09/2019 04:37PM

Re: 44 & 45 finds lists has been updated on the participants list

shamborelics 86 04/29/2019 09:17PM

Re: 44 & 45 finds lists has been updated on the participants list

Frankie B 103 04/26/2019 06:43PM

Sorry for the delay been super busy and just submitted my finds list (n/t)

jarhead(va) 83 04/24/2019 06:57PM

Re: 44 & 45 finds lists has been updated on the participants list

minieball69 83 04/24/2019 06:15PM

Re: 44 & 45 finds lists has been updated on the participants list

dr_maddog 83 04/23/2019 03:51PM

Rose - for alternates there is no box to show our list was received... (n/t)

saftgeek 94 04/23/2019 04:51PM

Re: Rose - for alternates there is no box to show our list was received...

Magicfireman 97 04/23/2019 08:29PM

Thank you Rose, mine submitted today.

38th Georgia 91 04/21/2019 11:32AM

I just resent James Kreager’s Finds for #45 (n/t)

Kreager 74 04/19/2019 01:12PM

Never mind, for some reason my phone didn't update the finds list, my computer shows it. (n/t)

JOE inMD 88 04/16/2019 07:27PM

Rose, I checked DIV 44 list and it's still showing last up date February 15th? DIV 45 shows updated. (n/t)

JOE inMD 78 04/16/2019 04:53PM

Memorial Day........ Attachments

mahone 244 05/27/2019 04:00PM

Re: Memorial Day........ (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 62 05/27/2019 04:54PM

Re: Memorial Day........ (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 54 05/27/2019 04:54PM

Any of my DIV family and friends have expertise in...

Rodney Cox (csadoc) 423 05/24/2019 06:11PM

Here is a link explaining star notes

butch in colorado 70 05/27/2019 12:53PM

Re: Any of my DIV family and friends have expertise in... Attachments

gbantiques 91 05/26/2019 09:23AM

Re: Any of my DIV family and friends have expertise in...

Dumpsite Digger 63 05/26/2019 06:41AM

You may be able to get a few bucks over face value if you find a buyet (n/t)

Macon 62 05/25/2019 04:59PM

I know they accept them where I buy Yuengling! (n/t)

Streak! 56 05/25/2019 11:44AM

Just like the school days, you got a star for being and doing good. So for you Doc, a star for a star. (n/t)

Brian Aleksandrowicz 59 05/25/2019 09:39AM

They are a replacement for the original bill

butch in colorado 67 05/25/2019 12:23AM

STARTING MY FIRST DAY OF RETIREMENT !!!!!!!

yogipa 363 04/30/2019 08:09AM

Congratulations my friend, maybe Matt and all of us can get together and dig some Bottles and Relics. (n/t)

ringfinder 50 05/23/2019 09:58PM

I would love that. We have my 94 year old mother living with us now, so I sort of got my wings clipped (n/t)

yogipa 46 05/24/2019 02:13PM

Congrats Jack. Enjoy everyday of it!!!!!! (n/t)

mmurray590 57 05/22/2019 02:31PM

Thanks Mike, it's great I can hardly wait for each day to get started. (n/t)

yogipa 52 05/24/2019 02:15PM

Re: STARTING MY FIRST DAY OF RETIREMENT !!!!!!!

Ryno 76 05/10/2019 11:17AM

Enjoy Jack (n/t)

thomasbunnell 72 05/03/2019 11:04PM

Congratulations!!! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 73 05/03/2019 12:42AM

That's Awesome! Enjoy!!!!! (n/t)

David Croft 62 05/02/2019 08:15PM

Re: STARTING MY FIRST DAY OF RETIREMENT !!!!!!!

Dumpsite Digger 64 05/01/2019 06:08AM

congratulations brother. Enjoy it, and stay on your feet! thumbs up (n/t)

Streak! 71 04/30/2019 06:31PM

Re: STARTING MY FIRST DAY OF RETIREMENT !!!!!!!

Shawn Miclash 71 04/30/2019 04:08PM

Congrats! enjoy your freedom. (n/t)

chris taylor 65 04/30/2019 02:40PM

Re: STARTING MY FIRST DAY OF RETIREMENT !!!!!!!

crashbro17x 73 04/30/2019 11:26AM

Bucket List - Sturgis Attachments

Velke 344 05/21/2019 01:19PM

Safe travels, John! I am sure you will bring back a couple of good stories (n/t)

Doug Stokes 61 05/23/2019 06:57PM

Have lots of fun John and be safe!

dawgmanvt 64 05/21/2019 09:28PM

You will love it there alot to see (n/t)

dean arbogast 57 05/21/2019 06:10PM

DIV XLV video

Erle From Va. 336 05/10/2019 10:06AM

Re: DIV XLV video

Dumpsite Digger 52 05/13/2019 12:35PM

Re: DIV XLV video

gbantiques 55 05/12/2019 05:11PM

DIV HUNTS

Ray M. Culter 383 05/09/2019 05:07PM

Research were to find places in Virginia near Hampton Virginia

Treazithuntr 117 05/10/2019 09:00AM

Find of a lifetime

Toolman0114 923 04/04/2019 08:23AM

Congrats on an amazing find!!! good job (n/t)

Doug Stokes 114 05/03/2019 12:44AM

That was an amazing find Ervin

Ed in S.W.Pa 129 04/15/2019 05:36AM

Re: That was an amazing find Ervin

Mr.Ed 89 05/04/2019 05:42AM

Re: Find of a lifetime

Metaldetectoh 114 04/14/2019 09:53AM

Great find great story ... beer (n/t)

Magicfireman 132 04/13/2019 11:22PM

Re: Find of a lifetime

Shawn Miclash 116 04/12/2019 09:36PM

Re: Find of a lifetime

CajunCoinHunter 138 04/06/2019 10:05PM

Nice find....Congrats! (n/t)

relichntr 141 04/06/2019 10:03PM

Congrats, definitely good as it gets!! i was blessed enough to find one at Ratrie, my favorite find from a DIV!! (n/t)

kydiggin 141 04/05/2019 10:14AM

Congrats, definitely good as it gets!! i was blessed enough to find one at Ratrie, my favorite find from a DIV!! (n/t)

kydiggin 138 04/05/2019 10:14AM

Congratulations on your great find! (n/t)

dig14me 131 04/05/2019 05:49AM

Re: Find of a lifetime

Dumpsite Digger 148 04/04/2019 08:01PM

A bucket lister for sure! WTG Ervin! (n/t)

dblshot 147 04/04/2019 07:57PM

Here are the photographs of Toolman's ID tag! Attachments

Creskol 248 04/04/2019 06:09PM

Re: Here are the photographs of Toolman's ID tag!

gbantiques 163 04/04/2019 06:58PM

Definitely a Find of a Lifetime....Beautiful Ervin..!!!!! (n/t)

dand 143 04/04/2019 06:17PM

Congrats. The research is the best part on a find like this. (n/t)

Kreager 146 04/04/2019 10:09AM

Help with ID Attachments

fireman76 397 04/29/2019 01:52PM

thumbs down (n/t)

Creskol 81 05/03/2019 06:19AM

Thought I'd show my rather unusual Brandy Rock find Attachments

jaws3810 667 04/24/2019 09:04AM

Vert nice find (n/t)

digger0101 81 05/01/2019 07:54PM

I love it! What a cool find. good job (n/t)

Doug Stokes 86 04/30/2019 12:53AM

Neat information. (n/t)

Kreager 90 04/28/2019 11:35AM

Very nice find John. (n/t)

M.Brown 95 04/27/2019 09:20PM

A very unique recovery. Congrats! (n/t)

Jeff Barley 102 04/26/2019 04:21PM

Wow real cool token ... One of a Kind ! (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 81 04/25/2019 06:05AM

Re: Thought I'd show my rather unusual Brandy Rock find

CajunCoinHunter 99 04/24/2019 10:07PM

Re: Thought I'd show my rather unusual Brandy Rock find

gbantiques 94 04/24/2019 08:17PM

Thats is a very cool find!!! (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 87 04/24/2019 12:21PM

Re: Thought I'd show my rather unusual Brandy Rock find

duggap 90 04/24/2019 11:33AM

Great find! I collect Civil War tokens. Love them. (n/t)

Aimbo 84 04/24/2019 10:55AM

DIV 45 Brandy Rock Finds Attachments

gbantiques 531 04/14/2019 06:08PM

Nice digs! Like those ringtails! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 93 04/30/2019 12:55AM

Nice finds Charlie .. congrats (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 95 04/15/2019 07:10AM

You all did get a nice variety of goodies. clap (n/t)

Creskol 115 04/14/2019 10:34PM

Nice variety of finds. (n/t)

ericchampigny 110 04/14/2019 06:52PM

Trying to reach BamaDave............

Shane Smith 207 04/29/2019 05:05PM

Civil War medicine jars and bottles dug at Brandy Rock Attachments

Erik Wagner 854 03/31/2019 12:34PM

very cool find (n/t)

Kreager 86 04/28/2019 11:37AM

WOW! Great recovery and research (n/t)

DAinVA 114 04/16/2019 07:37PM

UPDATE on the mystery hardware recovered with the medicine bottles & jars.... Attachments

Erik Wagner 183 04/16/2019 01:57PM

Mystery solved! Very cool! Great research Erik & Eric! (n/t)

John Wagner 96 04/18/2019 09:21PM

Re: UPDATE on the mystery hardware recovered with the medicine bottles & jars....

Dumpsite Digger 108 04/17/2019 06:34AM

Glad I could help Erik. Very historic find! (n/t)

ericchampigny 102 04/16/2019 08:34PM

So cool, Congrats to you and your brother. Glad you guys found it. Well deserved! !! (n/t)

JOE inMD 113 04/16/2019 04:55PM

Re: Civil War medicine jars and bottles dug at Brandy Rock

gbantiques 135 04/03/2019 10:18PM

That was a crazy find. WTG (n/t)

nwatnVA 126 04/02/2019 12:49PM

Nice collection Erik and John. (n/t)

Dale(Va) 145 04/02/2019 10:34AM

Unbelievable! Great finds! (n/t)

dblshot 120 04/02/2019 09:01AM

Unbelievable! Great finds! (n/t)

dblshot 136 04/02/2019 09:00AM

Unbelievable! Great finds! (n/t)

dblshot 136 04/02/2019 09:00AM

Wow, John and Eric! What an amazing recovery! I missed seeing you guys this week. Maybe next time! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 127 04/01/2019 11:59PM

nothing short of awesome Eric! (n/t)

Streak! 128 04/01/2019 07:08PM

Epic find!!! Congrats!!! (n/t)

Aimbo 131 04/01/2019 07:05PM

That could be from a medical knapsack. I used to do work for the GAR hall in Monson, MA. They have one of the only field surgeon’s knapsacks in existence, if not the only one. If you contact them they may be able to send you a photo. It was wicker with

ericchampigny 159 03/31/2019 10:23PM

Thanks for the lead, Eric. I'll definitely look into that.

Erik Wagner 122 04/02/2019 09:20AM

That’s great. There is some interesting info here on them as well, along with an illustration of a wicker knapsack. http://www.medicalantiques.com/civilwar/Articles/Colli dge_field_case_companion.htm

ericchampigny 147 04/02/2019 09:46AM

I think you're exactly right Eric.... Attachments

Erik Wagner 161 04/02/2019 11:05AM

Incredible and rare find. I would send that photo to the museum in Frederick. (n/t)

ericchampigny 119 04/02/2019 11:30AM

Definitely one of the most unique finds from good ole’ Brandy Rock Farm. Congrats again ! (n/t)

Jeff Barley 122 03/31/2019 08:31PM

Re: Civil War medicine jars and bottles dug at Brandy Rock

Dumpsite Digger 134 03/31/2019 08:07PM

Great finds. missed you guys. Hope to see you in the Fall. (n/t)

JOE inMD 128 03/31/2019 07:41PM

Great medical display right there. (n/t)

ericchampigny 133 03/31/2019 01:39PM

Awesome! Definitely the find of a lifetime!thumbs up (n/t)

DiggerDean 135 03/31/2019 12:38PM

Still need 42 finds lists for DIV 44 and 61 for DIV 45

Rose K. in Va. 268 04/26/2019 09:59AM

A few KEEPERS from DIV 45 ... Attachments

CajunCoinHunter 634 04/06/2019 09:50PM

Re: A few KEEPERS from DIV 45 ...

pkyser 95 04/22/2019 03:05PM

Re: A few KEEPERS from DIV 45 ...

CajunCoinHunter 80 04/24/2019 10:06PM

Nice Finds!!! (n/t)

Kreager 85 04/19/2019 01:15PM

Re: A few Keepers from DIV 45 ...

gbantiques 124 04/07/2019 05:09PM

EJ... So great to hunt with you again.

treasurehound 117 04/07/2019 10:09AM

Re: A few Keepers from DIV 45 ...

Dumpsite Digger 118 04/07/2019 05:55AM

Re: A few Keepers from DIV 45 ...

CajunCoinHunter 115 04/07/2019 09:50AM

Happy Easter to all of our DIV famil

Rose K. in Va. 244 04/21/2019 05:48AM

Re: Happy Easter to all of our DIV famil

Metaldetectoh 57 04/24/2019 11:14AM

Happy belated Easter to all....

Ernest Bower 64 04/23/2019 02:46PM

Re: Happy Easter to all of our DIV famil

htcampbell2 63 04/23/2019 01:22PM

Happy Easter

Aimbo 60 04/23/2019 08:39AM

Re: Happy Easter to all of our DIV famil

dw0378 61 04/22/2019 08:47PM

Thanks John & Rose. Our Easter was very nice, hope your day was as well....

PaChristy 77 04/22/2019 11:04AM

Re: Happy Easter to all of our DIV famil

Gunboss 52 04/22/2019 10:48AM

Happy Easter Rose and John !! (n/t)

FLFF 68 04/21/2019 11:20PM

Happy Easter to all of our Div families (n/t)

xlting 69 04/21/2019 09:33PM

Re: Happy Easter to all of our DIV famil

Shawn Miclash 59 04/21/2019 08:45PM

Happy Easter to All (n/t)

Dumpsite Digger 70 04/21/2019 08:13PM

Praise Him! (n/t)

dblshot 61 04/21/2019 03:59PM

Happy Easter (n/t)

s. p. watson 65 04/21/2019 03:04PM

Same to you and all the DIV family. (n/t)

Dennis Andrick 65 04/21/2019 03:02PM

Happy Easter & God Bless ! (n/t)

Magicfireman 62 04/21/2019 12:48PM

Re: Happy Easter to all of our DIV famil

Tripdad 72 04/21/2019 11:41AM

Happy Easter (n/t)

nc digger 76 04/21/2019 10:31AM

Happy Easter! Jesus is risen! (n/t)

Doug Stokes 63 04/21/2019 10:25AM

Happy Easter! (n/t)

Al-(PA) 60 04/21/2019 08:56AM

Happy Easter (n/t)

M.Brown 66 04/21/2019 08:48AM

happy Easter! (n/t)

kydiggin 56 04/21/2019 08:32AM

Happy Easter all. (n/t)

fireman76 60 04/21/2019 07:35AM

Happy Easter (n/t)

John Leazier 63 04/21/2019 07:26AM

Happy Easter (n/t)

JOE inMD 52 04/21/2019 07:15AM

DIV XLV Video

RelicFanatic 483 04/07/2019 08:28AM

Re: DIV XLV Video

Metaldetectoh 80 04/19/2019 11:17AM

Loved your video. Brings back great memories. (n/t)

Aimbo 72 04/15/2019 06:58PM

Re: DIV XLV Video

Dumpsite Digger 105 04/08/2019 07:28AM

Cool Video...definitely enjoyed watching it.... (n/t)

dand 113 04/08/2019 07:28AM

Really nice video, thanks for sharing! (n/t)

Don1969 103 04/08/2019 07:13AM

Re: DIV XLV Video

dw0378 107 04/07/2019 11:29PM

Great video, enjoyed watching. (n/t)

Brian Aleksandrowicz 111 04/07/2019 09:49PM

Great video. Keep them coming (n/t)

ericchampigny 116 04/07/2019 07:51PM

Re: DIV XLV Video

gbantiques 122 04/07/2019 05:19PM

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