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April Meeting!

ONSD will be meeting this Saturday, April 24th, at 10:00 AM.  Meeting will be held in the same location as the prior meeting in the upper shelter, under the same guidelines for social distancing including wearing a mask.  Also please bring a chair if you have one to help with social distancing and i…

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March Meeting Announcement

ONSD will be meeting this Saturday, March 27th, at 10:00 AM.  Meeting will be held in the same location as the prior months meeting, under the same guidelines for social distancing including wearing a mask.

Please bring a chair and if you have not done so already, your membership forms and dues fo…

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February Meeting!

ONSD will be meeting tomorrow on Saturday, February 27th, at 2:00 PM.  Meeting will be held in the same location as January's meeting, under the same guidelines for social distancing including wearing a mask.

Please bring a chair and if you have not done so already, your membership forms and dues …

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Happy 2021! January In Person Meeting Notice!

While 2021 brings more of the same restrictions and we all need to continue to use caution regarding the spread of COVID, we will be having a modified socially distanced meeting, in person, outdoors, on January 30th, 2021, at 2:00 PM at an alternate location. 

The location is at the same park and …

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In Person Meetings Cancelled Until Further Notice

Our in person meetings are currently cancelled due to COVID-19.  In their place, we will be having virtual meetings.
Please check your email address provided to the club to receive the most current information and to get an invite to the virtual meeting.

June meeting will be taking place virtua…

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Due to the coronavirus and guidance from public officials, there will be no meeting in the month of March, 2020. 

Rodney will send out an email informing members of this decision as well.

We will update our site with any changes as soon as they are known, or confirmation of the April meeting …

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February 2020 Meeting

The ONSD club will meet this Saturday, February 29, at 9 AM at the Mendenhall Homeplace (previously Plantation).

Address for the Mendenhall Homeplace is:

603 W Main St.
Jamestown, NC 27282


If you have not already done so, you may renew for the year a…

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June 2019 Meeting UPDATE

Attention members!

We will NOT be meeting at the Mendenhall Plantation on June 29, 2019.  If you are a current member, please be sure to check your email for an update regarding Saturday.  We will hold a brief meeting at the alternative location and will postpone the Best Finds (Feb 1 - May 31st …

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April 2019 Meeting Details


This Saturday April 27, 2019 will be our last meeting until our annual seeded hunt in June. (Due to the Memorial Day holiday.) The meeting will begin at 9 AM at our usual location atthe Mendenhall Plantation in Jamestown, NC.  The address is: 603 W Main St., Jamestown, NC 27282.

If y…

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June 2018 Meeting

FYI we will NOT be meeting in Jamestown on June 30, 2018.  We will be meeting at a club hunt.  Please check your email if you are a paid member for 2018 for further details. 

Remember to bring headphones and water! Bug spray is recommended as well. 

We should return to our Jamestown locati…

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March, April, and May Meetings 2018

Due to the holiday weekend, we did not hold our March meeting on March 31st.  Our March meeting will be held on April 7th, at 9 AM at the Mendenhall Plantation. 

We will still be meeting on Saturday, April 28th at 9 AM at Mendenhall Plantation. This will be our LAST meeting until our annual see…

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Member Spotlight! Bill Bookout

One of our members, Bill Bookout, was recently profiled by William Purkey in his bi-monthly column in Western & Eastern Treasures!  Thanks to William for the shout out to our club and for sharing Bill's story.  In addition, we received a very kind letter from local shop owner Jerry Barbee regarding …

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February 2018

Hello all! 

Our next meeting will take place on February 24th, 2018 at the Mendenhall Plantation in Jamestown, NC, starting at 9 AM.

Our own Robert Underwood will be speaking about adding wireless headphone functionality to your detector.


Welcome to 2018!

A new year means new meetings!  Please plan to come to our first meeting of 2018 on January 27, 2018 at 9 AM at the Mendenhall Plantation in Jamestown, NC.

Membership dues for 2018 will be due at this meeting. 
Elections will be held for 2018 offices. 

We hope to see you there!

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End of 2017 - October Meeting Finds & Holiday Event

Our last official meeting of 2017 was well attended and brought many interesting finds, along with additional finds shared at our holiday party in December 2017. 

Please see the photos below of our members and some of the submitted finds for best finds:




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Fall Meeting Plans - Auction Success!

Hello all and thank you for your turn out at our last meeting September 30th.  Lots of great items up for auction and lots of support for our club! Everyone’s generosity and sense of fun is greatly appreciated.  Thank you also to those who brought their own or extra chairs to ensure everyone had a p…

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September Meeting

This Saturday, September 30th, 2017, will be our monthly meeting and annual auction!  We will have donated items as well as asking anyone attending to feel free to bring donations of their own to be auctioned off to benefit our club’s treasury.  

We will meet at 9 AM at the Mendenhall Plantatio…

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ONSD at Mendenhall Plantation Village Faire

On Saturday, July 15th, members of ONSD volunteered their time to share our hobby with visitors to the Mendenhall Plantation Village Faire.  Exhibited were historical artifacts found by club members along with various detectors.  A demo area was also set up to allow those interested to search for co…

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July Meeting Planned

Please note we will be meeting this month on July 29th at 9 AM, at the Mendenhall Plantation in Jamestown.  We've been seeing an increase in attendance, so if you have a camp chair or folding chair, please bring it with you to ensure a seat. 


Call for new meeting location - we're a bit b…

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June Meeting Reminder

Hello all! 

We welcome you to come out and join us on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 9:00 am at the historical Mendenhall Plantation located at 603 West Main Street, Jamestown, NC, 27282.

On the agenda is a raffle for American Digger magazine!

Hope to see you there!

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