Some maps were drawn on rocks and cave walls. Secret societies like the
Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC) used maps drawn in this way.
Although many of the maps were drawings, some maps used coded messages to describe where the treasures were hidden. One such map was the famous map of the
Another treasure map that was drawn in both pictures and codes is the Wolf Map.
This map shows a supposed treasure that involves the famous outlaw, Jessie James. The “Wolf Map” was first depicted in the book, “Shadow of the Sentinel”.
The book tells a true life story of a man’s quest to locate treasures hidden by Jessie James and the secret society, the KGC. James was supposedly a member of that organization.
Pirate maps are the maps that most people are familiar with hearing about. Many of us, as children, were first introduced to stories of pirates, buried treasures, and their maps.
A pirate map on a copper chart was supposedly engraved by the pirate Jose Gaspar. Gaspar was well know as the pirate, “Gasparilla.”
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