ATTENTION TREASURE HUNTERS
Television Producers are searching for Treasure Hunters that are ready to find
Here is a repository for ghost towns, almost ghost towns, stories of lost
mines, and buried treasure, and other treasure information.
Pick your state to find treasures and ghost towns in your area.
Unlinked states will be added soon, so...
you know of other
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Research does not end with the
knowledge that an event occurred that resulted in a "buried treasure,"
and that the treasure exists. You must also know WHERE it happened, in order to know
WHERE to look.
This is where detailed research comes into play.
available, a published source (book) is available as a link below the story that
you can purchase for additional information. As additional information is found
for purchase, these links are also added.
Outstanding resources exist on the
internet. Especially valuable are old maps.
Over the years, names of creeks,
gulches, mountains, even whole mountain ranges can change. This can be very
confusing to the Treasure Hunter.
Old maps can show the original names of these
places and aid in the hunt. In addition, old railroad maps show the locations of
where the original railroads ran, and many times also have towns listed that no
Old military maps show locations or bivouacs, battles, and
sometimes routes of march, invaluable when relic hunting.
doing an internet search, try to be as specific as possible. If you do not get
good results, be more general in the search until you begin to get the
information you seek. Many times, you can link from one website (that may or may
not have any useful info) to another website (that may have some or all of what
you want). Persistence is necessary till you find useful info.