Use the Internet, visit historical societies, and the Archives in Washington D.C, they also have a website that you can use for researching. The more information you have, the better your chances of locating a treasure.
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Located on the Wabash River, Posey Cty. This area is of historical significanse.In the early 1800's it was settled by both the Lutherans and the Welsh. At first, New Harmony was settled as an experiment for communal living.By the late 1820's it was abandoned. Some of the original buildings still stand. If you can get permission to search here, there may be treasures, or relics.
Located on U.S. 31, just south of Underwood in Scott Cty. This area was settled in 1809. Three years after settling, every settler was massacred by Shawnee Indians, and the settlement was burned down.A mass grave was used to bury the victims.
Located in Warren Cty, near the Illinois State Line.Four bandits in the late 1800's, stole approximately $80,000 in gold bullion from a passenger train. Also included in the robbery wasa large amount of coins and paper currency. A few days after the robbery, a safe was found and the bandits were caught. They were then hung without revealing where the stolen lootwas located.
Located near State rte 31A in Jackson Cty. In 1868 the Reno Brothers hid a safe containing $80,000. The safe was stolen from a train. The brothers fled to Canadabecause of being chased by a posse. Supposedly the safe has never been recovered.
On the shores of Lake Michigan in Laport Cty, near this city is a cave that supposedly holds 2000 cases ofwhiskey. The cases were stolen by gangster Al Capones henchmen. Today the estimated worth of the whiskey is approximately $1,000,000.
Don't get caught digging illegally. Understand what the law says about removing artifacts from the ground.
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