Published by StLToday, written by Valerie Schremp Hahn, Wednesday 20th June, 2012.
It’s a history lesson, a treasure hunt, a nature encounter and Christmas morning all rolled into one.
And to “coinshooters” like Brent Halwachs of Caseyville, nothing beats the bleeps and bloops of a metal detector.
Because those sounds signal something: Possibility.
“It could be jewelry, coins, you just never know,” said Halwachs, kneeling on the ground recently at Woodland Park in Collinsville, carefully digging at a small piece of turf where his detector had signaled seconds earlier.
– Taken from Article
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