America's Lost Treasure

Author: Tommy Thompson

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN: 9780871137326

Category: Social Science

Page: 191

View: 7885

In more than 250 photographs, drawings, and illustrations, "America's Lost Treasure" chronicles the sinking and recovery of the "Central America", the subject of "The New York Times" bestseller "Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea".
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Lost Treasures of American History

Author: W. C. Jameson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1589792890

Category: History

Page: 201

View: 4415

A professional treasure hunter recounts the search and discovery tales of lost mines and buried treasure throughout the nation's history, in a volume that includes the stories of the Sir Francis Drake Treasure, the Nez Pierce Gold, and Lafayette's Sunken Riches. Original.
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The Silver Madonna and Other Tales of America's Greatest Lost Treasures

Author: W. C. Jameson

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing

ISBN: 1589798406

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 2447

The twenty-four tales in this book are of the most famous lost treasures in America, from a two-foot statue reportedly made entirely of silver (the “Madonna”) and a cache of gold, silver, and jewelry that was rumored to also contain the first Bible in America to seventeen tons of gold—its value equal to the treasury of a mid-sized nation—buried somewhere in northwestern New Mexico. What makes these tales even more compelling is that none of these known-to-be-lost treasures have been discovered, although modern detecting technology has made them eminently discoverable.
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Das Goldschiff

die größte Schatzsuche des 20. Jahrhunderts

Author: Gary Kinder

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492232562


Page: 585

View: 7265

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Secret American Treasures

From Hidden Vaults to Sunken Riches

Author: Nel Yomtov

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1429633581

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 4301

"Describes a variety of secret and mysterious treasures in the United States"--Provided by publisher.
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Lost Treasures from the Golden Era of America's Game

Pro Football's Forgotten Heroes and Legends of the 50's, 60's, and 70's

Author: Danny Jones

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1456716859

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 156

View: 3662

Lost Treasures from the Golden Era of America’s Game: Forgotten Heroes and Legends of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, focuses on Pro Football’s forgotten stars from the glorious past. They were outstanding players who somehow slipped through the cracks of immortality and should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio but are not. It’s been over 40 years for some legends and it’s a mystery if they will ever be selected to Football’s highest honor. Many of them have just been forgotten. These men defined a bygone era of Pro Football with their brilliant performances. They were the men who made the game and were some of the most exciting players to ever play Pro Football. Many of these guys were pioneers and trailblazers in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. They were stars who showed us how to play their positions and did it in a professional manner. These players provided excitement and happiness to millions of fans across the country and were part of the most popular sport in the world. Let’s hope they receive recognition for their accomplishments and be selected to the Hall of Fame. These heroes and legends were just too good to be forgotten. Fans of all ages will enjoy this book.
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Swift's Silver Mines and Related Appalachian Treasures

Author: Michael S. Steely

Publisher: The Overmountain Press

ISBN: 9781570720369

Category: History

Page: 262

View: 4976

Of all the myths, legends, and stories, one man’s hidden treasure stands above the rest. Jonathan Swift’s lost silver mines have been woven into legend and passed from one generation to the next for more than 230 years. Beginning with an introduction by the late Michael Paul Henson, nationally known treasure expert, this comprehensive volume explores the legend of this enigmatic character who mined the mountains of Appalachia from 1761 until 1769. Unable to remove his entire cache of silver when he left the region, Swift hid much of his treasure in the mines. When he returned in the late 1700s to retrieve the secret caches, he was unable to locate them. During this time, copies of a journal kept by Swift (giving directions and clues to the hidden stashes) were sold and/or given away. Steely has collected and compared legends from across the region, found maps and old journals, and compiled all the information in this interesting, organized book for treasure hunters and historians. Drawing upon treasure lore from the Shawnee, Cherokee, Spanish, French, and Melungeons, this work spans Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Alabama.
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Lost Treasures of the Ozarks

Missouri - Arkansas

Author: Bud Steed

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530981403


Page: 110

View: 2820

The rugged and lonely Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas hold many secrets; buried treasures and lost mines are just a few of them. From stacks of Spanish silver and gold bars, to lost silver mines, to hidden outlaw loot, the tales of buried and lost riches are abundant in the folklore of the Ozarks. Follow along as folklorist and researcher Bud Steed takes you on a journey of hidden riches and tells the tales of forgotten and lost gold and silver. This is the first book in the America's Lost Treasures series
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MORE Treasure Case Files

America's Unrecovered Lost Treasure - BILLIONS REVEALED!

Author: J. Hutton Pulitzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982848869


Page: 600

View: 9379

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The Seal of Liberty

America's Quest for the Lost Treasure of Freemasonry

Author: Adam Schneider

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781517793821


Page: 200

View: 2734

By 1713, a secret plan was underway in the American colonies to found the Land of Liberty, with the exact location of its future capital already chosen. That plan was encoded in a map, revealed here for the first time, which illuminates George Washington's profound aspiration for Liberty.A continuous crescendo with twists during the ascent-you won't see this book coming. Your assumptions about Freemasonry, religious symbolism, and Liberty will be tested. It all begins humbly with a simple quest for treasure. "The Seal of Liberty" is a systematic revelation delivered as the original enigmatic craftsmen of Masonry intended-a treasure quest, a spiritual journey, and an intellectual discovery-that solves one of the world's most enduring mysteries.
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The Lost Treasure of King Juba

The Evidence of Africans in America before Columbus

Author: Frank Joseph

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1591438519

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 248

View: 6585

The story of a mysterious southern Illinois treasure cave and its proof of the presence of Africans in North America long before Columbus. • Includes over 100 photographs of the artifacts discovered. • Re-creates the historic voyage of King Juba and his Mauretanian sailors across the Atlantic to rebuild their society in the New World. • Explains the mystery of the Washitaws, a tribal group of African origin, first encountered by the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In 1982 Russell E. Burrows, a treasure hunter in southern Illinois, stumbled on a cache of ancient weapons, jewels, and gold sarcophagi in a remote cave. There also were stone tablets inscribed with illustrations of Roman-like soldiers, Jews, early Christians, and West African sailors. These relics fueled a bitter controversy in the archaeological community regarding their authenticity, leading Burrows to destroy the entrance to the cave. Researching more than 7,000 artifacts removed from the cave before it was sealed, Frank Joseph explains how these objects came to be buried in the middle of the United States. It started with Cleopatra, whose daughter was made queen of the semi-independent realm of Mauretania, present-day Morocco, which she ruled with her husband, King Juba II. Following the execution of their son, Ptolemy, by Emperor Caligula, the Mauretanians rebelled against their Roman overlords and made their way into what is now Ghana. There they constructed a fleet of ships for a transatlantic voyage to a land where they hoped to rebuild their kingdom safe from Roman rule. They took with them a great prize unsuccessfully sought by two Roman emperors: Cleopatra's golden treasure and King Juba's encyclopedic library of ancient wisdom. Fully illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs of artifacts retrieved from the southern Illinois site, The Lost Treasure of King Juba is a compelling story that could force us to rethink the early history of our nation and the possibility that Africans arrived on our continent nearly fifteen centuries before Columbus.
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Das Geheimnis des Smaragd-Auges

Author: Geronimo Stilton

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644466211

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 8827

Wer ist Geronimo Stilton? Das bin ich! Ich bin Verleger der Neuen●Nager○Nachrichten, aber am liebsten schreibe ich Geschichten über die vielen Abenteuer, die ich erlebe. Hier in Mausilia, der Hauptstadt der Mäuse-Insel, sind alle meine Bücher Bestseller! Sie verkaufen sich wie warmer Käse. Kein Wunder, denn sie sind spannend und witzig ... Viel Spaß beim Lesen wünscht euch euer Geronimo Stilton In diesem Buch erzähle ich folgende Geschichte: Alles fing damit an, dass meine Schwester Thea eine geheimnisvolle Schatzkarte gefunden hatte. Darauf war eine ferne Insel mit einem verborgenen Schatz abgebildet! Und bevor ich auch nur quiek sagen konnte, hatten wir schon die Segel gehisst und Kurs auf die Schatzinsel genommen. Es wurde ein Abenteuer, das ich niemals vergessen werde ... Mehr über Geronimo Stiltons Abenteuer erfährst du auf seiner Homepage:
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Die Schatzinsel

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783737365895


Page: N.A

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Die Stadt des Affengottes

Eine unbekannte Zivilisation, ein mysteriöser Fluch, eine wahre Geschichte

Author: Douglas Preston

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 3641203929

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 1754

Eine wahre Indiana-Jones-Geschichte - eine archäologische Sensation Schon seit dem 16. Jahrhundert gab es Gerüchte über eine Provinz im Regenwald von Honduras, deren Städte reich und prachtvoll seien, ganz besonders die Weiße Stadt, auch Stadt des Affengottes genannt. Immer wieder machten sich Abenteurer und Archäologen auf die Suche nach den Zeugnissen dieser Zivilisation, die offenbar nicht zu den Mayas gehörte. Manchmal stießen sie tatsächlich auf Ruinen, aber eine wirkliche Erforschung war in dem von giftigen Schlangen und tödlichen Krankheitserregern verseuchten und vom Dschungel überwucherten Gelände unmöglich. Erst die moderne Lasertechnik, mit deren Hilfe das Gelände aus der Luft gescannt wird, ermöglichte genauere Hinweise, wo sich größere Ansiedlungen befinden. Um sie vor Ort zu untersuchen muss man sich allerdings auch heute noch auf den beschwerlichen Weg durch den Dschungel machen. Der Schriftsteller und Journalist Douglas Preston schloss sich kürzlich einer archäologischen Expedition an. Sie fand tatsächlich die eindrucksvollen Ruinen einer untergegangenen Stadt, aber sie zahlte am Ende auch einen hohen Preis.
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Lost Treasure Trails

Author: Thomas Penfield

Publisher: N.A


Category: Treasure troves

Page: 153

View: 3116

Tales of treasure lost or hidden on land and sea, mostly in the Western Hemisphere, and suggestions on the technique of treasure-hunting.
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Author: Eike von Repkow

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

View: 8104

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Lost treasures of America

searching out hidden riches

Author: Arnold Madison,Richard Wahl

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company

ISBN: 9780528821530

Category: History

Page: 124

View: 1554

Describes the searches for lost treasures such as the White Sands Missile Base treasure whose existence is based on historical evidence.
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Thunder Gods Gold

Author: Barry Storm

Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN: 1787201929

Category: History

Page: 168

View: 9640

The amazing true story of America’s most famed lost gold mines and epitome of Western traditions, this book tells the tale about the Lost Dutchman gold mine in the Superstition Mountains in Arizona during the late 1930s and 1940s. Based on author Barry Storm’s travels over the mountains in search for lost Spanish treasures, this book was the inspiration behind Lust for Gold, a 1949 American western film about the legendary Lost Dutchman, starring Glenn Ford. Contains lots of on-the-spot work in the mountains reading treasure signs, trail markers, maps and great photographs.
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Atlas Obscura

Entdeckungsreisen zu den verborgenen Wundern der Welt

Author: Joshua Foer,Ella Morton,Dylan Thuras

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641207118

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

View: 546

Der außergewöhnlichste Reiseführer der Welt Der Atlas Obscura sieht nur auf den ersten Blick aus wie ein Reiseführer. Es ist vor allem ein Buch zum Lesen und Träumen – eine Wunderkammer voller unerwarteter, bizarrer und mysteriöser Orte, die gleichermaßen Wunderlust und Wanderlust hervorrufen. Jede einzelne Seite dieses außergewöhnlichen Buchs erweitert unseren Horizont und zeigt uns, wie wunderbar und schräg die Welt in Wirklichkeit ist. Fesselnde Texte, hunderte von fantastischen Fotos, überraschende Fakten und Karten für jede Region des Globus machen es nahezu unmöglich, nicht gleich die nächste Seite aufzuschlagen und weiterzuschmökern! Eine erstaunliche Liebeserklärung an die Welt, in der wir leben.
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