Although I have listed a few stories about lost treasures on this page, it is not enough information for you to begin your search. You need to research further. There are many tools and references to help you gain more knowledge about the stories I have posted below. Use the Internet, but do not rely on it solely. Visit historical societies, and libraries. Ask questions, follow leads, and be diligent in gathering information about the treasure you are searching for. The more information you have, the easier your actual search becomes.
One of my metal detecting, TV series showed how we researched for a buried treasure we had been searching for. I was the first to produce a metal detecting, TV show.
Indiana Lost Treasure Stories
Between Berne and Geneva, just outside of Terre Haute on a farm, is $95,000 of paper money and gold coins buried in the 1920’s by an employee of a bank. The employee embezzled the money and then committed suicide.
Gangster John Dillinger supposedly buried several treasures of stolen money on his fathers farm near Mooresville. FBI reports state that approximately $600,000 is buried on the ten acre farm.
In 1810, Indians buried a cache of gold bullion in a cave on Rocky McBride Bluff, overlooking the White River, just north of Shoals.
There is a story that pirates hid in a cave on a bluff that overlooked the Ohio River, a few miles south of Mt. Vernon, and that they hid several caches of treasure in the area.