Not too many people consider
the state of New York or any other state in the New England area of the
US to hold treasures, however, there are lost treasures here dating
back to the early settlers, the Revolutionary War, and even money from
train robberies was buried in New York. Here is a list of the most
popular lost treasures still unfound.
Blenheim Mountains, it is believed that the Indians that raided white
settlements hid all the valuables at the peak of the mountains.
chest that was intended for soldiers of the Revolutionary War was
forced ashore in Chaumont Bay. The chest was buried by a large oak
tree, since it could not be carried, for safekeeping until a later
date. The chest has never found.
Loomis gang during their raids buried $40,000 in silver and gold coin
in the Montezuma Swamp close by the Seneca Falls.
train robbery in 1895, the loot in the amount of $40,000 was placed in
a cast iron kettle and buried. It is buried around ½ miles
from Geneva. Today this area would be east of the Big Oak Golf Course
and Pre-Emption Road.
early settlers buried their treasures and valuables in case of Indian
attacks. One such story is of an early resident that buried his fortune
on Grand Island in Lake Erie.
resident back in the early 1800’s was Moses Follensby. He
buried $400,000 in gold and silver coins close by his cabin. The cabin
was at the north end of Follensby Pond just where the Branch enters
into the lake. The cabin was supposed to be close to the beginning of
the brook that led into the pond. The location of where the cabin once
stood is a southwest of Tupper Lake. Outside Warsaw about two miles
west, other early residents buried $45,000 in gold coins on the Rogers
Mines in New York have been reported as well although it is known there
were silver mines at one time no one knows the locations. On the other
hand, a gold mine is supposed to be located in the southern tier of the
state of New York.