The Treasure Hunters Society of Santa Clara Valley was founded in April of the Bicentennial year of 1976 by the combined effort of two dedicated and knowledgeable treasure hunters, Dave Hayslip of Los Gatos, California and Grover Ingram of San Jose, California. The club was founded in and is still based in the "Valley of Hearts Delight" in Santa Clara County, California.
The club we enjoy today started out as just a few friends with common interest in metal detecting and treasure hunting who wanted to share with others their interest and knowledge of the hobby. Over the years those initial informed gatherings grew to a size where a meeting hall was needed. Committees had been formed, new positions were now needed to meet the needs of a growing club. Political Advisors, Outside Hunts, Sunshine Committee, Refreshments and Web Master, are some of the ones added to meet these needs.LIFE MEMBERS
DAVE HAYSLIP +
BOB CHRISTIAN +
NORM PRUNIER +
HENRY GREGG +
RUDY KUHN +
CHUCK KRIEL +
"CODE of CONDUCT"
1. Any form of harassment, i.e. verbal, physical, written or sexual, will not be tolerated at any Club activity or event.
2. Personal disputes are inappropriate at Club activities or events.
3. Physical fighting shall be grounds for permanent expulsion to the party or parties guilty of instigating said physical activity.
4. Use of alcohol or drugs at Club activities or events or attending a Club activity or event in an intoxicated state will not be permitted.
5. Use of inappropriate, abusive or vulgar language at a Club activity or event will not be tolerated.
6. Any person found guilty of cheating in a Club hunt, raffle or contest shall be subject to disciplinary action.
7. Members are expected to follow the "Treasure Hunters Code of Ethics".
TREASURE HUNTERS CODE of ETHICS
1. Respect the rights and property of others.
2. Observe all laws, whether national, state or local.
3. Never destroy priceless historical or archaeological findings.
4. Don't destroy, damage, or deface public property or what is left of anything old that does not belong to you personally.
5. Leave land and vegetation as it was.
6. Remove all trash and litter when you leave.
7. All treasure hunters may be judged by the example you set. Be extremely careful with your probing. Pick up discarded trash, and ALWAYS FILL YOUR HOLES!
8. Always conduct yourself in a manner that is courteous and polite with consideration for others.
Happy Hunting! Please Visit Our Members Web Sites
Warren Whited Waipahu Haole's Palace
Warren Whited San Francisco Diggin's
Brian Picard San Jose Treasure Hunters
Brian Picard New Treasure Site
Militia Sash Buckles
Treasure Hunters Headquarters
San Jose Antique Bottle Collectors Association
Owl Drug Co. Bottles
Antique Button Collecting
National Button Society
Metaldetector.Com -Introduction to Metal Detecting
Bottle Digging in Hawaii
Current Silver Melt Value
PLP-The Public Lands For The People
BBC World News-Metal Detecting
Largest Treasure Hoard found to date in England by a detectorist
Sacramento Valley Detecting Buffs Treasure Hunting Club
The Spanish Missions and Vistas of Baja California
California Metal Detecting ForumHow about a COOL screen SaverAmerican Land Rights AssociationAmerican Land Rights Web Site
Lost Treasure MagazinePASSPORT in TIME
Western & Eastern Treasure Magazine
Beer Signs and Cans
Bay Area Searchers
Volunteers Program of the USDA Forest Service
MilitaryDept. Militia Company Records
Beaches-Beaches and More Beaches-California Coastline
Protect The Hobby Now
On Line Archive of California
California Dept. of Justice-Office of the attorney General
Detecting Club in Russia
Buccaneer Trading Co.
Metal Detecting and Treasure Hunting Resources
Books on Exonumia Tokens, Medals, Political Fraternal, World's Fair
TIAS Bulletin Board-Fine Antiques and Collectibles
HRD'S TREASURE SITES
American Land Rights Association-Land Rights Network
Federation of Metal Detector & Archaeological Clubs, Inc.
The Treasure Spot-Texas Treasure Club Forum
Antiques and Collectibles-Currency-Coins-Medals and Tokens
Silver Registry Marks
Archaeological Dig Site Links
Archaeological Headquarters Throughout the U. S.
Woolen Mills Apr 26th '99
Woolen Mills May 3rd '99
Woolen Mills May 10th '99
Woolen Mills May 17th '99
Club Diggin's at Woolen Mills Oct.15th and 16th 1999
Informative Treasure Sites
Lost Treasure on Line
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