Ice, ice baby

This Gainesville Sun article describes the interesting history of Ice Production in GatorTown. Due to the Club's preference to meet in...

The river is on fire

Florida was not too many years from this level of disaster when the tide turned. Happy Earth Day! "Through the 1960s, fires were common...

Shiloh, Florida

There have been multiple Shilohs in Florida, one of which got incorporated into the the land that is now Kennedy Space Center. But this...

A word on nails

When you detect, probably 90% of the non-trash items you find will be fasteners or small hardware of some sort. Judging the age of a nail...

Paradise regained

Florida has long been the capital of hyperbole 1898: https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3931p.ct000145/?r=-0.316,0.212,1.451,0.82,0

Club meeting 3/13

The club divided and conquered this weekend. There was some high quality beach detecting with MANY coins found (the rest of us will be...

Boundary Markers

It's not uncommon for metal detectorists to be asked for help finding boundary markers. The size and shape of these varies, but they are...

Dome homes

Like other big-thinking ideas, geodesic domes were proposed as the solution to many problems like the post-world-war housing shortage....

Moroline

"As with most successful products, Vaseline had its imitators, especially since the formula was not patented. Although the trade mark...

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