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Detectorist Finds These Under Historic Home!

Posted by on October 30, 2017

Treasure hunter Lary Salo got the opportunity to search at the historic Hannah Jumper house to uncover any artifacts that had been there for centuries. He had permission of the property owner to hunt there. After hunting for awhile, he found brass buttons of different sizes, a door handle, two clay pipe stems, a shoe buckle, pottery shards and coins dating from the late 1700s to early 1800s! As of right now, they are working out whether the items found belong to the Jumper house. Salo said on the hobby, “I’ve been metal detecting for the past 35 years or so. My former middle school teacher was talking to the owner, and he secured permission for me to metal detect.” According to the article, the house was built in 1740 and still stands at 35 Mount Pleasant St. today. Read the full story by clicking source below.

This is not the actual house. See original article for pictures.

This is not the actual house. See original article for pictures.


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