Cumberland County treasure hunter pushed by ‘obsession’ for finding history (

Steve Barnes was 16 years old when he joined his father for the first time on a hunt for historical treasures with a metal detector. Nearly 50 years and 13 metal detectors later, he’s still unearthing numerous 1700s and 1800s items, from rare and valuable colonial coins and buttons to thousands of Civil War bullets.

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