Moonshine Open Treasure Hunt set for Sept. 14-15

Published 12:13 pm Thursday, September 12, 2019

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Do you like using a metal detector to seek out hidden treasures? If so, then the weekend of Sept. 14-15 has just the thing for you – the Moonshine Open Treasure Hunt.

The metal-detecting treasure hunt offers a chance to dig up thousands of old silver coins and hundreds of real Civil War bullets that have been buried in a specific area for a timed event. The event will be held rain or shine at 2423 Hamilton Valley Road, Crab Orchard.

It’s sure to be an exciting weekend of hunting. Several people from other states and locals that play this game have already paid for their chance to join in the fun.

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The entry fee is $90 each day or $180 for both days. Add $20 if planning to do the bonus Woods Hunt. The walk-up fee each day is $95. There will be lots of silver, prizes and metal detectors, with raffles scheduled throughout each day. There will also be a 50/50 drawing.

For more information, contact Terry Causey at (317) 903-6459 or by email at Make checks payable to Terry Causey and mail to 4112 Beauport Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222. Send email address for email entry information.

Registration each day is from 8 to 9 a.m. Activities start Saturday at 9:30 a.m. with the Fun Hunt followed by the Silver Hunt at 10:45 a.m. Activity runs from 12:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, with the bonus Wood Hunt going from 3:30 to 5:30. Lunch runs from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. On Sunday, the Fun Hunt starts at 9:15 a.m. Lunch runs from 11 to 11:30 a.m. The hunts resume at 11:45 with the final hunt, the Main Silver Hunt, starting at 1:15. All fields will be open Sunday until 5 p.m. after Main Hunt.