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WHAT TO BRING

This list is just a suggestion. However, the items marked with an astric * are highly recommended.  This list is not exhaustive, you may want to bring other tools. 

However, we do not allow mechanical tools at the site without prior consent.

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Crowbar/Pry bar  
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Chisels 
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Pick
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Long Screwdriver
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Eye Protection (Goggles)* 
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Rock Hammer
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First Aid Kit*
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Shovel
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Proper Clothing and Protective Footwear
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Rags
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Pencil & Paper for recording finds
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Sledgehammer
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Small Trowel & Hand Garden Tools
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Snacks
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Soft Bristled Brush to clean specimens
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Water*
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Something to wrap Specimens (newspaper) 
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Bug Repellant*
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5 Gallon Bucket   
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Work Gloves*
______ Change of clothing or something to cover car seat (you will get dirty)

 

What's Happening:

  • Scheduled Digs 2017
    DATE DAY NIGHT
    April 29
    May 20
    June 3* & 4*
    June 24
    July 22
    August 18, 19, & 20 (Eclipse on August 21)
    September 23
    October 21

    *Also, dates of the Ben E. Clement Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show. There will not be a night dig on June 4th.
  • Register Here for a Dig!

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Open Year Around
October - May
Wednesday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM

Summer Hours
June - September
Monday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 391, 205 North Walker Street.

Tours, for other times, may be arranged by contacting us at 270-965-4263


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