This week’s mystery item was a solid find. An item that helped identify the location of Bear Camp, a long lost camp used by George Washington, British War General Edward Braddock, and over 2,000 soldiers during the French and Indian War.
Along Braddock’s Road, the Diggers crew unearthed an Early American bayonet clip. The bayonet clips of that time period were often made by local blacksmiths, so no two are exactly alike. This extraordinary find along with the discovery of a first model Brown Bess, a musket that was the standard issue in the British Army for most of the 1700s, set KG & Ringy’s passion for historical diggin’ a-flame. Here’s to filling in another page in the history book!