Stories of plantation treasures, island treasures, treasure buried by outlaws, and even pirates have been told and written about being hidden in the State of Georgia. Even Civil War treasure stories have been rumored to be another path to follow for the treasure seeker. On this page I have posted a few stories about buried treasures in Georgia. They are brief because it is the only information that I have regarding the stories. So it’s important that you research the stories further if you plan on searching for any or all of these treasures.
A good place to start is on the Internet. Also check with the historical societies of the areas you will be searching in. The National Archives in Washington D.C. is another research center at your disposal. You can search the archives online, or visit the center in D.C.
Finding any buried treasure starts with sufficient research. It is the most important element to locating a treasure. Every professional treasure hunter knows this, and would never move forward in a treasure search without the proper research.
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Good luck! And have fun in your search for buried treasure in Georgia.
French explorers supposedly buried 2700 pounds of pure silver during the late 1700’s near the forks of the Okapilco and Mule Creeks.
Union troops were said to have buried two million in gold and silver coins in 1865. The coins were cached somewhere near Kingsland.
Savannah may hold millions of dollars buried treasure. Just before Sherman’s troops arrived here, the citizens buried many of their valuables. Due to the destruction of the city many of the treasures could not be located.
Confederate President Jefferson Davis supposedly buried $10 million in gold bullion throughout the Washington area in Wilkes County.
Jeremiah Griffin was a plantation owner who was rumored to have buried $100,000 in gold along the banks of a small creek, approximately 2 miles south of the Little River. Griffin died in 1847 never revealing where he buried his treasure.
$100,000 in gold was supposedly buried during the Civil War. It was said to have been buried approximately 300 yards northeast of the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railroad tracks, in a hollow near a spring on the Cobb County side of the Chattahoochee River, not far from the old Marietta Road, near Marietta.
If you are searching for buried treasure in Georgia on private property be sure to ask for permission. If you are going onto State or Federal lands you should know the laws of that State.
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