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02-20-2015, 12:09 PM
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Besides Google Earth and google maps are there any other online resources to use when looking for old places to metal detect?
Possibly Plat maps or something like that to look at?

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02-20-2015, 12:18 PM
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(02-20-2015 12:09 PM)Bigtony Wrote:  Besides Google Earth and google maps are there any other online resources to use when looking for old places to metal detect?
Possibly Plat maps or something like that to look at?

Here's 3 that I use.

http://www.historicmapworks.com

http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?op=home

http://www.mytopo.com/

Historic Aerials works best by entering the zip code in the search bar.
You'll probably find yourself spending days looking at these. I know I do.

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02-20-2015, 12:34 PM
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Thank you Ed, I guess I would be riding the sofa tonight.....I'll be checking out these web sites!

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02-20-2015, 01:21 PM
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Looks like ED covered them all. Might try your library, they usually have a local history section.
GL and HH (Hurry Heat!)

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02-20-2015, 04:46 PM
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Thanks Jonal

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02-21-2015, 01:38 AM
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(02-20-2015 12:18 PM)Ohio Dirt Fisher Wrote:  
(02-20-2015 12:09 PM)Bigtony Wrote:  Besides Google Earth and google maps are there any other online resources to use when looking for old places to metal detect?
Possibly Plat maps or something like that to look at?

Here's 3 that I use.

http://www.historicmapworks.com

http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?op=home

http://www.mytopo.com/

Historic Aerials works best by entering the zip code in the search bar.
You'll probably find yourself spending days looking at these. I know I do.

Ed/ODF

Good information, thanks.

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