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Lost mines and buried treasures of Arizona

W. C. Jameson

Lost mines and buried treasures of Arizona

by W. C. Jameson

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque, N.M .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Treasure troves -- Arizona -- Anecdotes,
  • Gold mines and mining -- Arizona -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Silver mines and mining -- Arizona -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Outlaws -- Arizona -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Legends -- Arizona,
  • Arizona -- History, Local -- Anecdotes,
  • Arizona -- Antiquities -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.C. Jameson.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF811.6 .J36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22672263M
    ISBN 109780826344137
    LC Control Number2008048168
    OCLC/WorldCa270131617

    However, there are others among the hunters of lost mines who are not pathetic, who find the eternal chase of the will-o'-the-wisp a truly enjoyable, healthful, and fascinating occupation. To some persons Tumacacori Mission, stripped of its golden aura of treasure legends, is simply a ruin, a dead shell of a vigor and grandeur that was here for. Arizona's history is liberally seasoned with legends of lost mines, buried treasures, and significant deposits of gold and silver. The famous Lost Dutchman Mine has lured treasure hunters for over a century into the remote, treacherous, and reportedly Brand: W C Jameson.

      Excerpts from John D. Mitchell’s “Lost Mines and Buried Treasures Along the Old Frontier” and short stories by other local authors of Mitchell’s time have been cited in historical theories people have about the abandoned site. A cache of books, whisky, and wine was buried by Peter R. Brady when he was given the job to destroy the remaining buildings of Ft Mohave when the fort was abandoned. Gold may also have been buried. More Information is available in. Guide to Treasure in Arizona. Treasure Legends of the Civil War. A Treasure Guide.

      Buy a cheap copy of Buried Treasures of the American book by W.C. Jameson. Modern-day counterparts of the Spanish conquistadors and the early nineteenth-century settlers still cling to the image of El Dorado. The folklore of the land still Free shipping over $/5(1). A copy of one of W.C. Jameson’s treasure hunting books—he’s written more than 60—and Google Earth is how one amateur treasure hunter in Texas found a multi-million dollar lost treasure. Now Jameson compels us to seek out the lost fortunes of the Wyoming Territory.


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Old Lost Mines, Ghost Towns & Graveyards. If you like stories about old lost gold mines, lost and buried treasures or old ghost towns, you've come to the right place.

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Most People Don’t Know These 10 Treasures Are Hiding In Arizona. Growing up in Arizona, I think Lost mines and buried treasures of Arizona book some point we all heard about the famed Lost Dutchman’s Goldmine.

The stories and potential fortunes just waiting to be discovered are enticing, as well as the hope for an easier : Monica Spencer.

Arizona's history is liberally seasoned with legends of lost mines, buried treasures, and significant deposits of gold and silver. The famous Lost Dutchman Mine has lured treasure hunters for over a century into the remote, treacherous, and reportedly.

In his book Lost Mines and Buried Treasures Along the Old Frontier, longtime Arivaca resident and prospector John D. Mitchell describes with conviction the Author: Greg Mazzola. Lost Mines & Buried Treasures of Arizona by W.C. Jameson, University of New Mexico Press, Lost Cities & Ancient Mysteries of the Southwest by David Hatcher Childress, Adventures Unlimited Press, Southwest Treasure Hunter’s Gem & Mineral Guide: Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals, GemStone Press.

Arizona's history is liberally seasoned with legends of lost mines, buried treasures, and significant deposits of gold and silver. The famous Lost Dutchman Mine has lured treasure hunters for over a century into the remote, treacherous, and reportedly /5(12).

The history of Arizona is full of stories of lost mines, buried treasures and significant deposits of gold and silver. This book brings together some of the most famous of these stories including: The Lost Dutchman Mine; the lost gold and silver bars in Huachuca Canyon and the buried strong box filled with gold outside the town of Yucca.

10 Lost Treasures in America Waiting to be Found By Larry Holzwarth. 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 : Larry Holzwarth.

Arizona has more lost treasure tales than any other state in the nation. Between Coronado’s expeditions to the Wild West days and tales of outlaw loot, the stories of hidden treasures can astound you and keep you busy searching for years to come. Hidden Arizona Treasure.

Bronco Bill Loses to Wells Fargo. Canyon Station Treasure Near Kingman. Most of the stories of lost mines had to them an Indian annex. Usually the story ran that the Indians would bring in gold and silver, but would refuse to tell the secret of their wealth.

A man named Ross Browne, insaid that at the store of Hooper & Hunter in Arizona City he saw masses of pure gold as large as the palm of the hand.

There are no less than 21 lost treasures of cash and gold waiting to be found in the Prescott area in Yavapai County. These could be categorized by four motives: treasure buried by miners for safe keeping; gold reburied by the Indians to keep it away from the whites; the ill-gotten gain of thieves; and those who did not trust : Drew Desmond.

The most amazing treasure book ever written, giving the locations of well over fabulous fortunes waiting to be found in the ore-rich Southwest. Thomas Penfield has done years of exhaustive research for Dig Here. and has accomplished the Herculean task of separating fact from fiction.

For the first time lost treasure stories of the Southwest are stripped bare of their 5/5(1). Start your review of Buried Treasures of the American Southwest: Legends of Lost Mines, Hidden Payrolls, and Spanish Gold Write a review Vicki Gooding rated it /5. Lost Mines of Southern Arizona.

Updated on March 2, John R Wilsdon. One of the difficulties I have encountered in trying to ferret out the truth of what is known about the lost mines of Arizona is the confusion in reporting.

It seems as though many of the lost mines are not far from other lost mines, or at least not far based on Reviews: 4. Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of Arizona W. Jameson Paperback $20, e-book $14 Publisher: University of New Mexico Press ( Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of Missouri | Throughout history, the state of Missouri has served as a setting for a vast array of exciting legend and lore.

Within the pages of this book, W.C. Jameson presents the most complete collection of the Show Me State's tales of lost mines and buried treasures. The Shawnee Silver Mines of Kentucky According to a journal left by one John Swift, a British sailor in Alexandria, Virginia, a party of men including himself and a former captive of the Shawnee in Kentucky named George Mundy crossed “ Big Sandy Creek near its headwaters, and continuing west for a considerable distance we located [ ]Author: Larry Holzwarth.

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Tennessee's tales of treasure come from a multitude of sources: Indians mining silver for jewelry and ornaments, outlaws burying stolen loot, lost and hidden Civil War payrolls, personal wealth buried and never to be retrieved, and much more.New.

Buried Treasures of the American Southwest: Legends. Buried Treasures of the American Southwest by W. C. Jameson Product Description Modern-day counterparts of the Spanish conquistadors and the early nineteenth-century settlers still cling to the image of El Dorado.

The folklore of the land still exerts its magical pull/5(11).