In the town of Fort Payne it has been rumored that a wealthy businessman, John Willismith, before he died buried $100,000 of gold. Mr. Willismith owned most of the town. So the gold could have been buried anywhere, or perhaps in different locations.
Henry Nunez was the operator of a ferry during the Civil War, on the Perdido River. Supposedly, Nunez buried a treasure of approximately $200,000 somewhere near a point where route 90 crosses the river. The treasure may be buried near what used to be his house on the Alabama side of the river.
Near Athens there may be a Confederate treasure. Apparently in 1865, $100,000 of gold and silver was put into two large metal boxes by Confederate troops, and then thrown into the swamp. The troops were trying to keep the gold and silver away from Union soldiers.
Demopolis is an abandoned town on the Tombigbee River, near the intersection of rout 43, and 80. Near Demopolis is an area named White Bluff. The area was founded by exiled followers of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 1800's. The area was then abandoned around 1830. It was then settled by wealthy plantation owners and then vacated around 1860. buried treasures may be here.
Jean Lafitte the pirate supposedly buried gold coins on a beach in what is now Bayou la Batre.
Have fun in your search for Alabama treasure.
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