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6th Sep 2014 14:06 BSTMcbaldwin

I am originally from southern Illinois, recently retired and interested on " rock hounding" as my friends have introduced it to me.

I am looking for events in southern Illinois and western KY.

I have Rockhound friends doing in from NJ and would like to have a plan for a field trip. Do you have any suggestions?

Thank you in advance. Mary Baldwin

6th Sep 2014 15:56 BSTDennis McCoy

Geodefest 2014 is the last weekend of this month, with Rocktoberfest the weekend before. These events may be a little North of where you want to hunt, but they are organized events so getting permissions is taken care of.


http://geodefest.org/Home_Page.php


http://www.lasr.net/travel/city.php?IA+keokuk+rocktober-geode-fest-hunt&TravelTo=IA0804011&VE=Y&EventCategory=&Event_ID=IA0804011e001
 
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