THE MOSES FOLLENSBY FORTUNE
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Where is the Moses Follensby Fortune?
Moses Follensby was an English army officer of noble
birth. In 1820, he built a cabin in the Adirondack Mountains near a pond. The
pond and other surrounding bodies of water have been given his name now, which
include Follensby Pond, Follensby Clear Pond, which is west of upper Saranec
Lake, and then Follensby Junior Pond, which is around 8 miles north of the
No one knows the exact date but in October, two men
that were fishing close by his log cabin found him near to death and mumbling.
Just before he passed on, he told the two fishermen where he had buried a chest
under a large stone. In the chest he said was a package of letters, a British
uniform coat, a gold scabbard decorated with jewels and impressed with a
coronet, two pistols mounted in silver and other gem and gold toiletry items. He
also buried around $400,000 close to his log cabin. The cabin is now gone but
somewhere just a few miles southwest of Tupper Lake in Franklin County is a
fortune of buried treasure.
The location of his cabin is supposed to be near
Follensby Road just two miles southeast of Tupper Lake close to route 3 and
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