Iowa Lost Treasure
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Located near U.S. 59 south of Cherokee, in Cherokee cty.A large boulder from the glacier age is the site of an encampment used by the Sioux. Many pioneers traveld the old indian paths on their way west. Artifacts or relics may be located here.
Located on the north shore of the Iowa River, at its junction with the Missouri River. This old town was a riverboat boom town. Many old buildings are still remaining.
Another ghost town located approximately three miles east of Montrose, and eleven miles north of Keokuk in Lee county.Galland was a river boat town abandoned in the late 1890's.
Elk River Ruins
Located near Almost on rte 67 in Jackson cty.This area was used by outlaws in the mid 1800's. Could a buried cache be left behind?
Located near Weston in Pottawattamie cty on cty rte 91. On a farm north of here, Jessie James supposedly buried $35,000 in gold coins.
Located approximately one mile north of here on the Nishnabotua River, a treasure of more than $75,000 in gold coins was buried by a rich merchant.
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