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    Dec 2003
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    Found Buried Fortune in Ruins of Aurora Nevada Ghost Town in 1929.

    New Britain herald. [volume] (New Britain, Conn.), 01 Nov. 1929.

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    In an old cabin (above) two old time prospectors made a "strike"
    uncovering $5,000.00 worth of gold coins (lower right)
    in the ghost town of Aurora, Nev. Lower Left shows
    the ruins of the town in 1929.

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    https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/l...arRange&page=1
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    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PRO's .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers…… Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    71,522
    38430 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)


    US state of Nevada, approximately 22 mi southwest of the town of Hawthorne, three miles from the California border. Today the townsite is much diminished.





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    I found a mercury dime and a Liberty head nickel under an old clawfoot tub in an abandoned house.......that's about as close as I will ever get. Those fellows did real well
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    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County, Pa.
    2 MINELAB EXPLORER SE PRO's .......3 Garrett Pro Pointers…… Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... 2 Sovereign GT's
    71,522
    38430 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    yea I got some Indian head Pennies under a Windowsill in my House once .

    Don't remember anything else inside That Pre-dates Me

 

 

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