Treasure Coast Archaeological Society
Sebastian, Florida  Indian River County

 TCAS Monthly Meeting Notes

April 2007




The April meeting was called to order at 7:40 p.m. by our club President, Jim Stewart.


Mitch King opened the meeting by leading the club in the Pledge of Allegiance.  The minutes were read and accepted.  Not all expenses for the annual hunt had been turned in; therefore, the treasurerís report could not be made with accuracy.


There were 23 members and four visitors present.


We have one new member.  His name is:  Larry Blair.


Everyone is reminded to pay their dues.


Larry Cohen and Tim Whitmarsh of the Radio Shack on U.S. 1 in Sebastian presented a program demonstrating Whiteís Metal Detectors


Mitch King said that he has received his finds from Europe and will present a program at the May meeting.


Mitch King told everyone about the GREAT SOUTHERN BEACH SHOOTOUT which will be on April 27, 28 , 29 in Daytona Beach .  Contact:  Ray Leist  386-428-3401


Linda Crozier said that there will be a speaker at the Satellite Beach Library on Saturday, April 7 at 10:30 a.m. until noon .  He will be talking about the 1715 Fleet.


Mitch King gave a quick synopsis about the Annual Benefit Hunt at Hobart Park .  He said it was a great hunt.  He has received a lot of good feedback about it.


50/50 Winner: $35.00 pot              Mary Sieving        $17.50

T-Shirt:                           Terry Shannon

Badge:                            Mary McGee  


Monthly Finds:


Rings:                             Terry Shannon

Jewelry:                          Larry Blair

Coin Single:                    Marty Hufnagel*, Skip Watson, Duane Crozier

Coin Group:                    Skip Watson*, Marty Hufnagel, Larry Blair

Artifacts:                        None

Fossils:                           None

Miscellaneous:               Skip Watson*, Larry Blair, Marty Hufnagel

Find of the Month:         Terry Shannon


 * denotes winner of the group


Another clue for for the token hunt was given.



Mary McGee will make the coffee for the April meeting.  Marty Hufnagel will bring doughnuts, Martins will bring drinks.


Internet Sites:


Jewelry markings:

Metal detecting:


Florida Treasures:

Treasure forums:

Treasure hunting:  www.lost

Treasure news:  www.treasure


The meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Donna Rothery, Secretary




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