UNFOUND CALIFORNIA TREASURES
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Where are some unfound treasures in California?
Throughout the state of California, many people have
lost valuables, buried treasures, or hidden their valuables. The problem comes
in when the people that buried their valuables are unable to return to find them
or cannot find the exact location.
Some of the lost treasures that are still waiting
to be found in California include the following tales.
A French saddle maker hid his fortune on the
property of Rancho Santa Teresa close to San Jose.
Scotty’s Castle located in Death Valley has been
the tale of many lost and buried treasures. One story claims that a person hid
$200,000 in gold coins nearby Scotty’s Castle.
If you travel along Route 49 in Mokelumne Hill, you
may be lucky even to find $50 in gold coins in an old foundation wall.
Amador City is the town where several gold bars are
rumored to be hidden from the Freemont Mine or somewhere in the vicinity.
Someone reported the lost of gold coins close by Tehachapi in Horse Canyon.
An innkeeper hid his treasure at the Old Warner
Ranch in Aguana in San Diego County.
There are coins hidden near Isabella in Kern County
somewhere in the hills.
Dr. John Marsh hid around $40,000 on the east side
Mount Diablo close by Brentwood in Contra Costa County.
In Trinity County at the foot of Haman Ridge in
Hoaglin, Lieutenant Jonas Wilson buried his pokers winnings.
A report of coins lost close to Ventucopa was noted
in Santa Barbara County.
The Mariposa tax collector buried his treasure of gold coins on Deadman’s Creek
nearby Agua Fria in Mariposa County.
More gold coins were hidden at the old Forty Mile
House close to the town of Shingle Springs in Dorado County.
On Owens Lake in the Owens Valley in May of 1882,
the S.S. Mollie Stevens was lost filled with gold bullion. Another account is
that the S.S. Mollie was beached but caught fire and sank with the entire load
of gold bullion.
Close to French Gulch in Shasta County, a payroll
known as the “Rifle Barrel Payroll” was lost and never recovered.
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