Preserve History - It's What We Do

I've been "out of it" for a while. As always, lots going on behind the scenes. I'll be catching up over the next week so so. Here's the...

History You Can Touch

History is so much more than abstract theory and politics which, unfortunately, seems to be the primary focus of today's 'progressive'...

Thank God for "Amateur" Historians

Fellow detectorist, preservationist and Virginian, Bill Dancy, has written a comprehensive book about colonial artifacts in Virginia. I...

I'm a Cover Boy!

And so are my grandsons and their faithful dog, Ringo. Be sure and follow us on Instagram and Facebook! @relicsandbones

Knives, Relics & Rites of Passage

I bought this Buck knife for a grandson who's turning 13 next week. His father owns a hunting lodge in Canada. My grandson can skin a...

Relics & Father's Day

“Men used to build and create as much for future generations as for their own needs, so their tools have a special message for us and our...

The Mighty Minié

The latest issue of American Digger Magazine will be mailed out soon. This issue includes a piece I wrote about the history of the Minié...

The Mighty Minié

I have a piece coming out in American Digger Magazine later this year which explores the evolution of the Minié ball and its use and...