LOST TREASURES OF NEW MEXICO
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Where are some lost treasures in New Mexico?
More treasure tales of the New Mexico territory begins
along the Santa Fe Trail. The Santa Fe Trail has always been heard of when it
came to outlaws and travelers and of course lost or buried or buried treasures.
Point of Rocks in Colfax County
The Points of Rocks on the Santa Fe Trail is around
8 miles north and 2 miles east of roadside park on US Highway 56. This is where
many people enjoying camping close to the nearby spring. However, it is on
private land, so searching for the treasure is impossible unless you talk with
the landowner. The legend states that during 1851, two pioneers buried $40,000
in gold coins close to the Point of Rocks. Where the gold is buried is the
gravesite of the White Family that was brutally murdered here in 1849.
If you enjoy exploring caves, you might be able to
find this lost treasure. The cave is on the east canyon wall across from a
ravine that is on the Mexico, New Mexico border just west of Columbia. The story
tells of an Apache Indian that found several hundred coins during the 1950’s and
described the cave to be knee deep in gold Spanish coins, however, he never told
a better location before he was killed in an automobile accident.
Somewhere outside the town limits of Cooney in
Grant County, is the loot stolen from a stagecoach that was robbed many years
ago. The robbers buried the loot just outside of town.
Another stagecoach robbery cache tale. It is believed the loot is hidden in
Doubtful Canyon close to Steins Peak in Hidalgo County.
Grants has legends of train robberies. Here just
southeast of Grants of Valencia County close by Lava Beds is the loot of many
train robberies with the estimated value of over $100,000.
Close to Mount Dora is the popular outlaw hideout
Devoy’s Peak. It is believed that the many bandits of the 1800’s that traveled
through the area hid most of their loot here.
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