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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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May and June Updates!

Hard to believe summer is here!  Hopefully everyone can get out and do some detectoring if you haven't already. 

May brought us a club hunt on a historical property in Winston-Salem. Thank you to the huntmaster William for getting the permission!  While we were light on the historical finds, ther…

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April fun with ONSD

This Saturday, April 8, 2017 will be another members only club hunt!

If you are interested in joining us, you must complete the membership application and pay the membership fee to participate.

As always, our regular meetings are open to guests and our next meeting will be April 29, 2017.

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March 2017 Meeting

Come join us for our March 2017 meeting on Saturday, March 25, at 9:00 AM.  Anyone interested in metal detecting is invited to our meetings and we hope you will decide to join us!  Membership is $20 per year for individuals, $30 for families.

Meetings are held at the historical Mendenhall Plantat…

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February 2017 Meeting

Come join us for our February 2017 meeting on Saturday, February 25, at 9:00 AM.  Anyone interested in metal detecting is invited to our meetings and we hope you will decide to join us!  Membership is $20 per year for individuals, $30 for families.

Meetings are held at the historical Mendenhall P…

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Meeting of March 29, 2014

This spring is off to a great start for ONSD..
The Annual ONSD Auction was a big success.  Our club treasury is enriched by $450.00.  Many thanks to Rodney Joslin who did an excellent job as auctioneer and Susan Neubauer who recorded bids and kept track of the money 
Auction money will be u…

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January 25, 2014 Meeting

Our ONSD Christmas Party on December 14 was a big success. Thanks to Susan Neubauer and her Party Committee, the food was delicious and the decorations were delightful. It was the best ONSD Christmas Breakfast Party ever. ..

On January 25, 2014 we held a very important meeting. There were a number …

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New Club Meeting Location for January 2013

On January 26, 2013, the Club will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 9:00 am at a new location, East Coast Wings and Grill, 1579-B New Garden Road in Greensboro.

Two important events will take place.

  1. Elections of Officers for 2013 will be held
  2. Payment of dues for the year 2013 w…

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High Point Park Bans Metal Detecting

Jim Spivey sends in the news that another park has banned metal detecting due to holes not being filled in. Here's the story.

Upcoming Agenda Items

Hello, ONSD Members,
December 15, 2012
The club will hold its December meeting on a special day in the Community Room of the Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library located at 1420 Price Park Road in Greensboro. The club will enjoy a very special guest, Mr. Graham Strickland, local author of the…

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Past Successes & Upcoming Club Events

Hello, ONSD Members,
The club has enjoyed some remarkable successes during the past few weeks.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
Twenty ONSD members showed up for a club hunt at the N.C. Copper and Gold Mining Company site in Jamestown. A table-full of artifacts was uncovered. Everyone had a good time hu…

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Local Civil War Author To Speak At December Club Meeting

by William Purkey

Mr. Graham Strickland, a local author from Pleasant Garden, NC will be speaking to the Old North State Detectorists Club at our regularly scheduled meeting on Saturday morning, December 15, 2012 at 9:30 am. We are  honored to have the pleasure of his company.

The club meets at th…

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Mayodan Library Exhibit

Club member Robert Underwood has been asked to set up a display case at the Mayodan Library with relic and artifact items recovered from Western Rockingham County, NC. More details can be found on the Calendar of Events page.

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Rockingham County, NC - Early Homesite Relics Part 1-3

A new educational video series has been added to the ONSD-TV channel at YouTube. Club member Robert Underwood takes us on a tour of his recent display case exhibited at the Library in downtown Reidsville, NC.

Entitled "Artifacts of Early American Homesites in Rockingham County, NC", Robert narrate…

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The ONSD Club Spokesperson

ONSD member Jeremy assists the club's media department by being Spokesperson and narrator of our club hunt videos, which are shown on our ONSD-TV channel at YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/onsdclub

In addition to handling the reporting of hunt events, Jeremy promotes the Old North State Detectori…

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Arriving at our new home on the web

Welcome to the Old North State Detectorists new home on the World Wide Web. We will provide much more information in the future on our club's activities using our blog and video gadgets. This will include narrated hunts, tours of sites in the area and other adventures of interest and relevance to me…

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