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  • A rich gold mine worked by a German prospector was closed and abandoned by him with the intent of returning to the claim later. He never returned and the mine has not been reopened.

    More information can be found in

    A Guide to Treasure in California


  • At or near the Donner Party campsite is thought to be the buried location of at least $10,000 of the partie's wealth, hidden during their ordeal.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    A Guide to Treasure in California


  • The Lost Iowa Hill Mine is said to be located near the source of the East Fork American River.

      Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

    More information can be found in

    Buried Treasures You Can Find


     

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