New York Times
Edward Hildebrandt,while digging post holes unearthed a small iron box . Inside was a chamoise bag that contained a few English coins dated 1714 and a gold rope ring set filled with amethysts...
An old man, a stage and gold - Lost treasure of the Ozarks
SENTINEL NEWS WIRE SERVICE
• Wed, Apr 21, 2010
The Civil War battles and skirmishes that happened along the Missouri/Arkansas border, makes for great storytelling – and every once in a while, for a great treasure hunt.
Consider the case...
In 1921 ,The South Town Bank in Dade County had just opened for the days business. W.L. Ferguson or "Uncle bill" as he was known best to the locals, was the cashier on duty. Across town a stranger visited Virgil Henry's garage,where he arranged to have a car gassed and ready for him to drive to...
THE ASHBY HIDDEN TREASURE http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bp2000/fentress/histcoryell/page011.htm
In Coryell County there is a buried treasure legend, perhaps best authenticated, of any story told of lost treasure, that relates how a pioneer disposed of his horde of gold. This pioneer...
The Daily Ardmoreite
Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma
Thursday, December 22, 1904
J. W. JOHNSON of Milo, who has good reasons for believing he has practically located a hidden treasure near his house, has found a new link by persistent work that will probably result in bringing...
According to Lost Treasure Magazine, an Edward Walters believed Kinch had stashed some $5,000 in the short-lived town Greenwood City, KS. The settlment was small and without law enforcement, and therefore rather popular with a number of outlaws, but by 1875 it had been bypassed by the railroad...
From the California GenWeb Archives:
WILLIAM & GEORGE MENZEL
William and George Menzel, enterprising business men of Redding,
California, are natives of Polk City, Iowa. William was born January 26,
1856, and George, March 4, 1858, sons of William Menzel, a...
There was a post a while back on a person who had found a bible at an estate sale.....I found the great grand daughter of the family and she is interested in the bible....but I cant find the post now....following is partial email from her
............................from 2006 re the bibles found...
All of these schoolhouse have been relocated from their original locations...Maybe detecting the original property would yeild some nice finds
In the early 1900s, there were about 7,000 one-room schoolhouses in Michigan. There are fewer than 2,000 now, but only 20 still serve as functioning...
For Pictures of each school go here....
Name Quarter Section Twps Range Meridan Marker RM location
Abbercrombie NE 12 39 27 West of 3 Yes Eye Hill 382
Abbeywood SE 30 40 26 West of 3 No Senlac 411
History of Oconee:
The first town laid out in the township of Oconee was called Luro, (upon Section 5), about 1854. When the
Illinois Central R. R. was being constructed, Dr. Ballard laid out the town, which gave promise of being of
some importance, but the R. R. company refusing to put in a...
(This is reprinted from The Hardin County Historical Quarterly from 1986)
Silver Mine Henry (McGee)
2420 Vine St.
Savannah, TN. 38372
Grandfather Henry McGee was assassinated by one Bill Reed a quarter blood Cherokee, the trouble growing out of a silver mine which Grandfather...
Girls and I are official Missourians now..just rode out our first tornado in the neighbors storm shelter....whoo baby
Girls were getting ready for school when warnings started ...stepped out to look and black wall cloud right on top of us and sirens blaring...grabbed the chickies and ran to...
I posted in Todays Finds,but am wanting to know if anyone can date and identify this type of stirrup...from what I can tell its iron
Thanks.. It was found on an old Stage Station Stop that was pre civil war and then camp for troops marching to Wilson Creek Battlefield