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For ghost town chasing, treasure hunting (TH'ing), prospecting, genealogy, and searching for old towns your ancestors lived in, as well as lots of other interesting links, these sites are well worth visiting...There are literally thousands of related websites out there, and this list is not intended to be all inclusive.  These are just a few of the sites I find interesting.  I hope you do too.  Happy web surfing!

The Ghost Town Guru



Clubs for License Plate Collectors


·        Associazione Italiana Studio TargheAutomobilistiche AISTA  (Italian club)

Please note:  The website is in Italian, and does not offer an English translation. 

·        Autokennzeichen-Sammler AKS (German club)

·        Automobile License Plate Collector’s Association ALPCA

ALPCA is the largest club for license plate collectors and is based in the United States.  It consists of a number of local chapters called Regionals, some of which also have their own websites.  Some of these regional websites include:

1.   Southern California - SoCal Region SINCE 1963 – Celebrating 50 years as an ALPCA Regional Chapter – Currently no website (Contact me - Regional VP)

2.   Northern California – Gold Rush Region – Currently no website.

3.   Arizona – Arizona License Plate Society - ALPS

4.   Chesapeake Bay states & DC – Chesapeake Region

5.   Illinois area – Mid-America Plate Association - MAPA

6.   Iowa-Kansas-Missouri-Nebraska – Heartland Region

7.   Nevada – Silver State Region

8.   New Jersey – Garden State Region 

9.   Utah – Utah – This is the Place Region


·        De-Nummerplaat - Dutch club

·        De Taksplaat - La Plaque de Taxe - Belgian Club

Please note:  There is no website for this club.  Contact:

Louis Fierens
Wommelgemsteenweg 68
B-2110 Wijnegem BELGIUM

·        European Registration Plate Association - Europlate 

·        French License Plate Club - Francoplaque

·        Michigan License Plate Association - MLPCA

·        Number Plate Collectors Club-Australia - NPCC

1.   Photos of Souvenir Plates issued to North American club meets

2.   Contact ME if you live in North America and are interested in joining, as I am NPCC’s North American Coordinator, and have my own North American Coordinator Page.  You can download the NPCC membership form and mail it to me at the address listed on the form.



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·        General Ghost Town sites

·        Individual States/Provinces

·        Individual Sites

·        History/Travel



·        General Sites

·        Specific Interest Sites

·        Treasure Hunting Equipment Manufacturers/Distributors

·        General Treasure Hunting Clubs/Organizations

·        Specific Interest Clubs/Organizations

·        Places to find treasure

·        Government information sources



·        Book publishers/sellers

·        Periodicals 



·        Clubs for License Plate Collectors

·        On-Line Collector Buy/Trade & Sell Forums

·        A few other misc. websites of interest to license plate collectors



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