The lost treasure of Mack Island Treasure.

THE LOST TREASURE OF
MACK ISLAND

THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST

Where is the lost treasure of Mack Island?



On July 29, 1920, six bandits robbed the Farmers State Bank of Grass Lake, Michigan.

On this date, four of the men walked into the bank and proceeded to two up two of the bank officials and two customers with fishing line. They used cloth bags and filled them with over $69,000. They left the bank without incident along with their driver and lookout man. The gang headed south toward Mack Island.

Sheriff Larabee in Jackson, Michigan was notified. A deputy sheriff made it on the seen by the name of Worden. He noticed that the fishing line was not from around the area and he had had that some out of towners were staying at Wolf Lakes. Wolf Lakes formed Mack Island. Worden decided to check out the fishermen and took along several armed men.

When they reached the island, Worden immediately saw Ted Harris on the second floor of the tenant house. Ted Harris was a known criminal in the area. Worden went up to the second to talk with Harris, however, Harris refused to allow him into his room. Worden persisted, Harris flung the door open, and Worden was greeted with several rounds of gunshots. Worden was killed on the spot, while another deputy Verl Kutt was seriously injured.

Two of the bandits gave up, two jumped out the window, one was injured so badly he could not move, and Harris broke free and ran into the nearby swamp.

Within a few weeks, all the gang members were captured. The judge gave two of the men double life sentences and the over four men 10 to 20 years for bank robbery and murder.

The thorough search of the banks records showed that a total of $69,851 in bonds, gold and silver coins, currency and securities and been taken during the robbery. The majority of the money was recovered except for $1300 in gold and silver coins. This money is believed to be hidden somewhere near the tenant house where the bandits stayed, since they never left the island.

The tenant house is now gone, however, as far as anyone knows this loot is hidden away.


The lost treasure of Mack Island Treasure.

 The lost treasure of Mack Island Treasure.

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