SPHRG MEETING 07-30-2017
We had 16 Members present at the Texas Roadhouse and two new members. Woody shared his Civil War displays and Jim L showed some rings he had found recently. We had a 50/50 which was won by Bob P. Woody announced the SPHRG Annual Group Hunt would be held October 21, 2017 at the Chichester Weslean Church.
SPHRG MEETING 04-30-2017
We had 10 members at the Texas Roadhouse and 1 new member Mike Frey. Woody showed his Coin Beach King George III Copper and talked about Blackthorne and Rose Tree Park finds.
SPHRG MEETING 03-26-2017
We had 11 members present at the Texas Roadhouse after dinner Woody gave a short talk about coin beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. Also Tony gave a talk about his future plans on a trip to Alaska to do some gold prospecting and diving near Nome. We had a 50/50 which was won by Mike.
SPHRG MEETING 02-29-2017
We had 11 members present at our February meeting at the Texas Roadhouse. We had a 50/50 which was won by Robin.
SPHRG MEETING 01-29-2017
We had 21 members present for our January meeting at the Texas Roadhouse at the new time of 3pm. After dinner we had a special speaker Dan Knight who gave a presentation on NJ Colonial Coppers and displayed his private collection. We also had a 50/50 wich was won by Dan.
SPHRG MEETING 10-30-2016 We had eight members present at our October meeting at the Lone Star. Bob P. gave a talk about his recent trip to England and brought some interesting finds to share with us.
SPHRG MEETING 01-25-2015
We had 20 members and friends present. After dinner we had a short video on detecting in the snow. Also Orvis gave a short talk on the new Garrett products. Also Bob P. gave a talk about the Pinpointer donated by Ron D. from Gold Digger Metal Detectors which was raffled off and Rich F was the winner. Bob also spoke about his prospecting trip to Arizona.
SPHRG MEETING 11-30-2014
We had 23 members present at the LoneStar. After dinner Rich F. gave a short talk about working with Archaeologists at the Indian Head Tavern in NJ. We had a fifty/ Fifty which was won by Steve R.
SPHRG MEETING 7-27-2014
We had eighteen members present at the Texas Roadhouse. We also had a fifty/fifty which was won by Janis S. Woody spoke about our Night Hunt in Brigantine,NJ on October 25.
SPHRG MEETING 7-27-2014
We had eleven members present at the Texas Roadhouse and shared a nice dinner and talked about future events.
Member Adele brought her brother Jim as a guest and he is interested in joining the group.
SPHRG MEETING 6-29-2014
After skipping the May meeting because of the Memorial Day weekend we had our meeting for June at our new meeting location at The Texas Roadhouse in Concordville, PA. We had an excellent turnout with 29 members including two new members Kevin P. and Al N. After a great dinner Woody spoke about our Annual Group Hunt on Saturday July 26. Then we had a guest speaker Mike M. who spoke about the history of the Plank House in Marcus Hook and some of the finds from the digs there. We also had a 50/50 which was won by Joe U. Some members had some really nice displays that they shared with the group.
SPHRG MEETING 4-27-2014
We had five members present and two new members Adele D and Ted M. We talked about our annual hunt coming up in July 26 and about Blackthorne Resorts Lost Treasure Weekend.
SPHRG MEETING 3-30-2014
We had seventeen members present for our monthly meeting. Woody talked about plans for annual SPHRG group hunt to be held at the church where previous hunts have been held. Orvis gave a short talk about the specs on Garret's new ATX Pulse machine. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by Jerry.
SPHRG MEETING 2-23-2014
We had sixteen members present for our monthly meeting. After dinner Group President Orvis gave a presentation of Garrett Metal Detectors newest machine the ATX Pulse detector. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by Orvis and some door prizes supplied by member Tony J.
SPHRG MEETING 1-26-2014
For our first meeting of 2014 we had a great turnout with twenty five including two new members. Tony J showed us two new episodes of his Treasure Hunter series. He also won our fifty/Fifty. Dues are being collected for the new year. Renewal for members is $5.00. Welcome to our two newest members Steve R and William E.
SPHRG MEETING 9-29-2013
Fifteen members present. Bob P gave a short talk about his recent trip to the UK. Terry won the Fifty/Fifty. Woody announced that our annual group hunt information will be sent out to the members as soon as a date and location are finalized.
SPHRG MEETING 6-30-2013
Eleven members present. Woody talked about our annual seeded hunt that will be held sometime in
October. No fifty/fifty this meeting.
SPHRG MEETING 4-28-2013
Twenty members present. After Dinner Tony J gave a talk on his recent trip to Arizona with Tony C Gold prospecting. Rich F gave a talk on his recent trip to the UK. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by Terry T.
SPHRG MEETING 2-24-2013
Twenty six members present at the second meeting at our new location. After dinner Woody gave a demonstration of the new Garrett ATGold with some Gold nuggets that member Tony J. had brought. Tony also told us about a trip he was planning for April to Arizona to metal detect for Gold Nuggets. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by Tony J.
SPHRG MEETING 1-27-2013
Twenty two members present at our new meeting location Cafe Riviera in the Concord Mall. Tony J showed his newest Treasure Hunters #6 video featuring his Diamond ring recovery. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by member T.J.
SPHRG MEETING 12-02-2012
Fifteen members present. Tony J showed his newest Treasure Hunter #5 video. Rich F gave a short talk about the upcoming Minelab Atlantic City hunt in May. Woody gave an update about a possible meeting site change to Cafe Rivera in the Concord Mall. And also announced a group hunt at Bonner Park next Sunday. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by Terry T.
SPHRG MEETING 11-4-2012
Fourteen members present. After dinner Member Bob P gave a talk about his recent trip to the UK and showed photos of some of his finds. Woody gave an update on beach conditions in DE and showed some of his finds there. We had a 50/50 which was won by Elaine T. There were also displays of other members recent finds.
SPHRG MEETING 07-29-2012
Eighteen members present. During dinner Member Tony J showed us his latest episodes of Treasure Hunters filmed in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with underwater detecting footage. There were nice displays of recent finds by Bob P, Len, Steve, Terry and Woody. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by Bob P. Some of the members shared some of their recent hunting adventures and Woody told about the upcoming SPHRG Members hunt on September 22.
SPHRG MEETING 06-24-2012
Seven members present. We had a nice dinner and Bob P. showed some of his finds and we had a nice round table discussion on Minelab ETrac settings and the Garrett ATPro. Also taked about having a group hunt this Sunday at 9AM at the Dog Park at 30 Bethel Road.
SPHRG MEETING 04-29-2012
Thirteen members present. Member Tony J gave a video presentation of his recent trip to Arizona to prospect for Gold. Woody also shared about recent finds to be donated to Concord Township Historical Society. We also had a fifty/fifty which was won by Lisa B. Flyers for Blackthorne Resorts Lost Treasure Weekend were given out.
SPHRG MEETING 03-25-2012
Eight members present. Lisa B gave a talk about her recent Digging In Virginia Hunt and showed some of her recoveries. We also talked about the AC Hunt for May.
SPHRG MEETING 02-26-2012
Seventeen members present. President Orvis gave an update on the new Garrett ATGOLD detector and other news. We talked about the upcoming AC hunt. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by Gerry.
SPHRG MEETING 01-29-2012
Seventeen members in attendance with four new members present. Woody told about the upcoming hunt in Atlantic City May 19th & 20th sponsored by Mine Lab. There were some displays of finds by Bob P., Brian A., and Woody also new member Jack L. showed and interesting piece with a shield & Anchor on it. New member Rich C. won the fifty/fifty.
SPHRG MEETING 10-27-2011
We only had three members present due to the holidays.
SPHRG MEETING 09-25-2011
Sixteen members present with three new members present. Before dinner Debby M gave a talk about her recent three week trip to England and showed us some nice recoveries including a hammered coin from the 1300's. Also President Orvis made a presentation about Garrets new AT Gold detector. We had a fifty/fifty that was won by Tony J.
SPHRG MEETING 07-31-2011
Fifteen members present with new members Mary G and Ben B. After dinner Woody shared a video about different methods of digging plugs and also using the probe and screwdriver and slit method of recovery. We had a fifty/fifty that was won by new member Mary G. There were some new guests and nice displays of finds from the month.
SPHRG MEETING 06-26-2011
Thirteen members present with new member Bob E. After dinner Woody gave a talk about the recent trip to Blackthorn Resort's "Lost Treasure Weekend". Then Tony J showed Part 2 of a video filmed at the treasure beach in NJ. And new member Bob E a former Police Officer gave a short talk about how our hobby could be a great asset to Police in gathering evidence. We had a fifty/fifty which was won by new member Bob E. There were some excellent displays of finds for the past month by Bob P, Woody, Ed L, Les and Randy.
Nice 1842 Seated Liberty Half recovered by Randy<p%