Indian River County
TCAS Monthly Meeting Notes
Treasure Coast Archeological Society Meeting
September 05, 2007
The August meeting was called o order at 7:45 p.m. by Jim Stewart, President
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Richard Hart, Jr. and Madison Adams, 6
year old daughter of John Adams.
The minutes were read and accepted.
Mary McGee, the Treasurer said that we have $3,199.27 in the bank. Mary
reminded Jim Stewart that we have not chosen a charity to donate some of the
profits from the Annual Hunt. She also reminded everybody that she is
buying silver at the going rate for the hunt in March.
Mary said that TCAS has donated $25.00 to the North Indian River County
Library fund for a magazine subscription of their choice.
New T shirts with the club logo will be ordered shortly.
There were 23 members and 6 visitors present.
Madison Adams, Carolyn Yannotta, John Adams, Belle Barkor, Bob and Judy
The Multi-Park Club Hunt in Melbourne was discussed and explained to those
members that didnít know what a multi-park hunt was.
The membership was asked to consider running for an officer position for the
Election of officers for 2008 will be held at the November meeting.
We had a very interesting speaker. His name is Doug Pope. He is an
investor in the Polly L treasure ship. Where land ends and adventure
begins. Mr. Pope said to go to the Mel Fisher Treasure Museum to
see the artifacts and the cleaning process of the Amelia Island project.
It is in the back and if they know you are serious will take you to the lab.
The treasure ship legs are 60 feet tall. The pads are 6í x 10í.
It can travel at 60 miles per hour. The motors cost $25,000.00 each.
.More can be learned by going to: Amelia research.com.
Larry Blair told a story about a cemetery hunt. He said he kept hearing
voices and knew he was he only live person there.
Jim Stewart told about a hunt he did in SC. He also gave another clue
for the token hunt.
The Christmas party was discussed. Jim asked Mary to make reservations
at Marsh Landing in Fellsmere for a Friday or Saturday evening, whichever is
available. She will advise the Club of the reservations at the October
50/50 Winner: $34.00 pot Joan Hart $17.00
Badge: Skip Watson
T-Shirt: Joan Hart
Hat: Richard Hart, Jr.
Rings: Ralph Small*, Richard Hart, Sr., Joan Hart, Duane Crozier,
Jewelry: Richard Hart, Sr.*, Marty Hufnagel, Joan Hart, Ralph Small, Tamy
Mark Holshoe, Skip Watson
Coin Single: Richard Hart, Sr.*, Marty Hufnagel, Joan Hart
Coin Group: Richard Hart, Sr.*, Marty Hufnagel, Joan Hart, Ralph Small,
Skip Watson, Mark Holshoe
Miscellaneous: Richard Hart, Sr.*, Marty Hufnagel, Neil Normando, Ralph
Small, Joan Hart,
Skip Watson, Mark Holshoe
Fossils: Richard Hart, Jr.
Artifacts: Pat Kornegay
Find of the Month: Joan and Richard Hart, Sr. (tied)
September Point Standings:
Larry Blair 3 Neil Normando 11
Duane Crozier 2 Will Rose 1
Danny Hart 8 Frank Rothery 13
Joan Hart 41 Terry Shannon 84
Richard Hart, Jr. 9 Ralph Small 22
Richard Hart, Sr. 153 Tamy Small 2
Mark Holshoe 21 Jim Stewart 12
Marty Hufnagel 52 Ken Thomford 3
Mike Martin 1 G. Tremble 1
Skip Watson 48
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