BY MARCY SHORTUSE - We’ve been in Out of Time. We’ve been the focus of Hoot. Now we’ve had American Pickers.
The show that began on the History Channel in early 2010 visited Whidden’s Marina this week, and seemed to enjoy their time here.
The show is about two guys who travel around the country, primarily east of the Mississippi, looking for what they consider “rusty gold.” They dig through garages, attics, barns, you name it ... all in search of that elusive rare treasure hidden amidst a mountain of worthless junk.
Through various means the show’s producers came across some information about Whidden’s Marina, and decided it might be a good place to shoot. They were actually given a list of 10 locations, and were told they could pick nine. Whidden’s was first on their list.
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