BURIED LOOT IN ARKANSAS
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Where is some buried loot in Arkansas?
There are many tales about bandits hiding their
ill-gotten gains in Arkansas. If you happen to be a treasure seeker then
Arkansas would be a great place to start.
Here are some of the most popular tales about bandits and their buried loot.
It is believed that a large cache of Spanish gold bars, chests, and gold statues
stolen from churches in Mexico is buried in a cave in the side of cliff close by
an old oak tree in the Ozark Mountains somewhere between Gravette and Sulphur
A stagecoach was robbed in 1890 in which the bandit stole $7,500 in gold coins
that were in a strongbox. A posse searched for the bandit and found him about 1
mile from where he robbed the stagecoach. He had died from a bullet wound he
received from the driver of the stagecoach the day before. It is believed the
strongbox is buried someplace nearby, however, it has never been recovered.
John A. Murrell an outlaw of the early 1800ís buried his cache on Stuartís
Island close to the upper end of Lake Chicot.
Jesse James, Frank James, Belle Starr and her husband Pony Starr robbed a bank
in Missouri and headed for northern Arkansas with $34,000. They camped near
Shiloh which we know today as Springdale. It is believed they hid the loot in
cave on a bluff with a large with an Indian head carved upon it. The location as
far as anyone can tell is suppose to be a cave in a flint bluff with reddish
colored rock along the old Butterfield Stage road.
Jesse was also known to have buried $65,000 in gold coins near Paragould.
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