Minnesota is the 12th largest
state in the United States; therefore, there are many places for hidden
and buried treasures.
and the Alvin Karpis gang were known around these parts as it is
rumored they buried $150,000 in a canvas wrapped metal box underneath a
fence post between Chatfield and Rochester along the old state highway
Henderson in Sibley County, there are two treasures. One is buried in a
stand of trees; no one knows the exact location. However, the other one
might be a bit easier to locate. Charles Ney was a brewery operator in
Henderson for many years, he never put any of his fortune into the
bank, and it is believed to be buried on his property.
Many people buried their
valuables on their property or at the location of their businesses just
as Charles Ney. Some of these include:
Lilly buried $60,000 on his property in LaCrescent. Thomas Fontaine buried his
fortune on his farm just east of Mentor.
from an unknown source is believed to be buried on the west bank of the
Mississippi River in the area we now know as Minneapolis. The amount of
money is estimated to be around $5,000 in gold coins.
Wadena, bandits buried their treasure close by the woods before the
posse caught up with them and a gun battle began in which the bandits