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    Backyard Dig

    There had to be something buried around my house and we finally found a good place to dig. Been here about two years and dug a couple of test holes that turned up nothing. Philajdh was fooling around with my newly acquired metal detector when it went crazy about twenty steps from the back door.
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    Re: Backyard Dig

    This spot had been probed but just felt like rocks. Pulled out the usual bunch of nails and construction junk from the top when this popped out of the dirt. (see the post in unexpected finds) The probe found crunchy earth under the rocks and stuff.
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    Re: Backyard Dig

    We could not identify any walls so started to dig straight down through the fifties, forties, thirties and hit on some TOC bits and a few bottles.
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    Re: Backyard Dig

    Dug further and found 1930/40's household stuff again. Below that was a screw top wine and no deposit beer! So we are wondering...you know...what the heck? If it was dug, why were these bottle left behind? They arent really remarkable but why were they between layers like that?
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    Re: Backyard Dig

    No walls have been found so we will be expanding the hole when the rain quits. Will add more photos as they come along. Any thoughts would appreciated!

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    Re: Backyard Dig

    Looks like good stuff to me, I like any blobtops. How old is your house or what year was it built? LEON.

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    Re: Backyard Dig

    I wish I had a house like that, with bottles right behind the back door! Nice finds

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    Re: Backyard Dig

    Great bottles, I bet there's more around that home house!

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    Re: Backyard Dig

    How old is your house or what year was it built? LEON. House dates to mid to late 17's.

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    Re: Backyard Dig

    Then you should have some good old Privies around somewhere. Strart probing. Good Luck. LEON.



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