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“MYSTERY OF THE LOST GOLD” « Tom Rizzo

Canyons throughout the Old West reverberate with legends of buried treasure, especially in and around the foothills of the Cerbat Mountains in Mohave County, Arizona. Now and then, reports surfaced of treasure hunters roaming an area once known as

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Top 3 Lost Gold Mines of Wild West Legend

Jun 03, 2020 It is the most famous of the top 3 lost gold mines of Wild West legend. It has enticed countless people to go out in the search for the treasures it holds with some even having died in their quest. The Lost Cement Mine. Next on the list of top 3 lost gold mines of Wild West legend is the Lost

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Lost Treasures of the American West History

The Gold Coins of Bloody Spring. In the old American West, tensions between European settlers and the Indians ran dangerously high. The Native Americans were fed up with the white man invading their precious lands. This friction made it quite dangerous for travelers exiting and entering California.

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A Staggering Fortune In Gold Was Lost Near This Wyoming

Oct 19, 2017 Back during the mining boom, three men pulled loads of gold out of a mine near the Bighorn River but didn’t get to enjoy their fortune. The story is the stuff of Old West legends including Indian raids, finding treasure, and losing it.

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“MYSTERY OF THE LOST GOLD” « Tom Rizzo

Canyons throughout the Old West reverberate with legends of buried treasure, especially in and around the foothills of the Cerbat Mountains in Mohave County, Arizona. Now and then, reports surfaced of treasure hunters roaming an area once known as

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Top 3 Lost Gold Mines of Wild West Legend

Jun 03, 2020 It is the most famous of the top 3 lost gold mines of Wild West legend. It has enticed countless people to go out in the search for the treasures it holds with some even having died in their quest. The Lost Cement Mine. Next on the list of top 3 lost gold mines of Wild West legend is the Lost

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A Staggering Fortune In Gold Was Lost Near This Wyoming

Oct 19, 2017 Back during the mining boom, three men pulled loads of gold out of a mine near the Bighorn River but didn’t get to enjoy their fortune. The story is the stuff of Old West legends including Indian raids, finding treasure, and losing it.

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million in Lost Gold From Civil War May Have Been Found

Here’s how this gold war began, according to a Pittsburg Post-Gazette article about a 1983 story in Lost Treasure magazine. In June 1863, President Lincoln ordered two wagons with false bottoms to carry anywhere from 26 to 52 gold bars weighing 50 pounds each from Wheeling, West Virginia, 400 miles north to Pennsylvania to pay the Union troops stationed there.

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The Top 5 Long-Lost US Treasures That Are Still Up For

Captain Grant Marsh was on his way to deliver $375,000 to resupply General Custer's army when he heard of Custer's defeat. Knowing he would have to take the injured solders aboard the Far West, he and his men buried the gold for safe-keeping. Unfortunately when they returned to unearth the bars, there was nothing to be found.

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9 Unsolved Mysteries of the Wild West Mental Floss

Oct 14, 2015 Wikimedia Commons. In his book Unsolved Mysteries of the Old West, Jameson asserts the claim that Ben Sublett found a rich crop of gold ore in the Guadalupe Mountains of West

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10 Lost Treasures in America Waiting to be Found

The idea of finding a lost treasure has universal appeal. There are people who spend their whole lives and considerable sums of money searching for sunken treasure ships, lost mines, and hidden loot. Both American coasts abound with tales of buried pirate treasure. The coastal areas of Virginia and the Carolinas are said by some []

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Old West HISTORY

Sep 17, 2013 4. The California Gold Rush of 1849 wasn’t America’s first gold rush. It wasn’t even the second. When young Conrad Reed found a large yellow rock in his father’s field in Cabarrus County

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List of missing treasures

Gold, silver and jewelry stolen from the Spanish in 1820. The treasure is thought to be buried on Cocos Island in Costa Rica and it is estimated to be worth £160 million. Confederate gold: Legend circa 1865 — Gold from the Confederacy. Lost after the American Civil War. Twin Sisters: Confirmed 1865

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North America’s great lost treasures still waiting to be found

Jun 25, 2018 Battle of Little Bighorn Treasures. The other lost Little Bighorn treasure is even more valuable: a hoard of gold bars worth $18.8 million. In the aftermath of the battle, Far West steamboat

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Tennessee Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

Tennessee Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites. The majority of gold in Tennessee can be found in the mountain streams of Blount, Monroe and Polk Counties. Gold hunters can be found daily along Coker Creek in the southeast section of Monroe County. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting.

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Lost Gold Mines- DesertUSA

In 1916, two miners found an old Spanish saddle bag filled with $16,000 worth of smelted gold near the site of the Peralta Massacre. This evidence, along with the stories and records of gold transport issued by Waltz, confirms the legend of the Lost Dutchman.

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10 unsolved crimes & mysteries from the American Old West

Dec 21, 2015 The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine is, according to legend, a rich gold mine hidden in the southwestern United States. The mine is named after German immigrant Jacob Waltz (c. 1810–1891), who purportedly discovered it in the 19th century and kept its location a secret.

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Sierra Estrella Buried Gold, Arizona Legends of America

Searching the peaks for the long lost gold, he was soon scared away by hostile Indians and the man returned to Mexico without the gold. No one knows what happened to the man or the original map, but supposedly the buried treasure remains to this day hidden somewhere in the Sierra Estrella Mountains.

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MORE TO THE STORY: Missing gold, DNA and the Old West

Apr 21, 2019 Through the years, the gang amassed hordes of gold and buried it for safekeeping in a number of places in Kansas and Nebraska. Survivors of the gang claimed to have not known where James hid the gold. According to a number of Old West historians, the gold is still hidden in the “hidey holes” where it was buried

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Searching for Buried Treasure in the Scottish Highlands

Aug 15, 2016 Searching for Buried Treasure in the Scottish Highlands. A new documentary chronicles an amateur explorer as he attempts to find a chest of 18th-century gold

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Sierra Estrella Buried Gold, Arizona Legends of America

Searching the peaks for the long lost gold, he was soon scared away by hostile Indians and the man returned to Mexico without the gold. No one knows what happened to the man or the original map, but supposedly the buried treasure remains to this day hidden somewhere in the Sierra Estrella Mountains.

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Back In Time: The Lost Gold of Oklahoma YouTube

Jan 04, 2012 Back In Time looks into the legends of lost treasure thought to be buried in the southwest corner of Oklahoma. Some of it, the stories go, is from Spanish ex...

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Where’s the gold? Here are 5 California lost treasures

Sep 20, 2017 The gang buried the gold in several places on the mountainside, and then fled. They were rounded up a few days later. The notorious “Rattlesnake Dick Barter,” the Pirate of the Placers, engineered the crime, though Barter, nabbed while stealing mules to be used to carry off the loot, was unable to take part.

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10 unsolved crimes & mysteries from the American Old West

Dec 21, 2015 The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine is, according to legend, a rich gold mine hidden in the southwestern United States. The mine is named after German immigrant Jacob Waltz (c. 1810–1891), who purportedly discovered it in the 19th century and kept its location a secret.

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Tennessee Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

Tennessee Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites. The majority of gold in Tennessee can be found in the mountain streams of Blount, Monroe and Polk Counties. Gold hunters can be found daily along Coker Creek in the southeast section of Monroe County. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting.

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15 Hidden Treasures Rumored to Be in the United States

Feb 05, 2021 About a decade ago, 85-year-old Forest Fenn allegedly hid what experts estimate to be $5 million worth of gold, jewelry, and artifacts in a small bronze chest

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Lost Treasures of the Old West episode 3 Denver's

Aug 13, 2015 Lost Treasures of the Old West episode 3. (Denver's Disappearing Dimes). Hosted by Bob Terry. In this episode wagons full of dimes disappear somewhere betwee...

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Deadliest Gunslingers of The Old West

Apr 30, 2016 James “Wild Bill” Hickok. James Butler Hickok is one of the most famous gunmen of the Old West. A gunfighter, gambler, showman, and peace officer, Hickok may have killed more than 100 men. Hickok was born on May 27, 1837, to William Alonzo and Polly Butler Hickok in Illinois. His father was an ardent abolitionist, and their home may have

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List of missing treasures

Gold, silver and jewelry stolen from the Spanish in 1820. The treasure is thought to be buried on Cocos Island in Costa Rica and it is estimated to be worth £160 million. Confederate gold: Legend circa 1865 — Gold from the Confederacy. Lost after the American Civil War. Twin Sisters: Confirmed 1865

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Wild West Book Review: Lost Mines & Buried Treasures of

Wild West Book Review: Lost Mines & Buried Treasures of Old Wyoming. Lost Mines & Buried Treasures of Old Wyoming. by W.C. Jameson, High Plains Press, Glendo, Wyo., 2010, $15. W.C. Jameson must be an eccentric millionaire by now. He is still churning out words after gaining prominence as a professional fortune hunter; writing some 60 books and

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Lost Gold Mines- DesertUSA

In 1916, two miners found an old Spanish saddle bag filled with $16,000 worth of smelted gold near the site of the Peralta Massacre. This evidence, along with the stories and records of gold transport issued by Waltz, confirms the legend of the Lost Dutchman.

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High Plains Press Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of Old

Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of Old Wyoming By W.C. Jameson. W.C. Jameson, an expert on treasure hunting, now turns his attention to Wyoming’s lost fortunes. With his gift for storytelling, he relates intriguing legends and historical accounts of lost gold, buried payrolls, and hidden strongboxes.

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