Buried Treasure In Maryland

Are you interested in buried treasure in Maryland? You’ve come to the right place.

Maryland has plenty of treasures throughout the State. There are gold and silver coins from various individuals that were hidden.

Although I have listed a few areas of possible treasures in Maryland, there are many more opportunities to locate a treasure cache in your state if you’re willing to put the time and effort into researching where they could be located. First, you need to understand that finding lost treasure is not just about the search, more important you need lots of information. Be like a detective searching a robbery or murder case, be inquisitive, and ask questions. Also, search for old books, and old newspapers, visit historical societies, ask questions, about the treasure you are looking for, and never give up. Do not become addicted to a Google search to try and find a story about a buried treasure in Maryland. Most of the stories you’ll find there are often rewritten stories that have been around as a myth forever. Many of those online stories have led many treasure hunters to search for them. If you want to locate a hidden treasure, then look for the stories that not many or possibly know one know about.

Researching For Buried Treasure in Maryland

Buried treasure in Maryland could be found in Maryland ghost towns.

Before you begin to haphazardly start searching it’s important to know that every professional treasure hunter has lots of information before venturing out to do the actual search. A treasure is rarely found without adequate knowledge of where to look. So do what the pro’s do and follow the guidelines I have mentioned.

In addition, here’s an example of what to search for and how to go about it. For years, the old town newspapers often wrote articles about possible treasures. If you visit the local historical society of the area you want to search, they have old newspaper articles on microfilm. Read through the newspapers and look for any stories about the deaths of hermits or a recluse. Often they hid their valuables. Stories about bank robberies sometimes tell about the robbers hiding the loot they stole before being caught, or even killed. There are many hidden treasures cached by bank robbers across America that have never been located.

The above information should be a good start to begin your journey to locate treasures in your state. Visit this page for more on researching for treasure. 

Modern-day treasure hunters have an advantage over old-time treasure seekers. That is because the use of metal detectors makes searching more simplified. In the past, if a treasure hunter thought a treasure was buried in such and such spot, they would break out their shovel and begin digging. And most likely they ended up with an empty hole and a pile of dirt. So on to the next area, they went to dig another hole and hoped for the best. Today’s metal detectors take the work out of locating a possible treasure.

Find Buried Treasure in Maryland Using a Metal Detector

Find buried treasure in Maryland with a metal detector.

Do you plan on searching for one of these? If so, it’s a good idea to have a metal detector. If you don’t own one and are thinking of purchasing one, don’t spend a lot of money. $300 -$500 is all you need to spend on your first detector.

You do not need one with all of the bells and whistles which makes it harder for a newbie treasure hunter to learn.

Buried Treasure In Maryland

Have fun in your search for treasure in Maryland.

Bloodsworth Island in the Chesapeake has produced a large amount of French and Dutch coins from the mid 1700’s. The coins have been found along the beaches of the northwest corner of the island.

Holland Island is located approximately 5 miles south of Bloodsworth Island in northern Chesapeake. Stories are told of Dutch gold and silver coins from the 1700’s being found on the western end of the Island. There may have been an early Dutch settlement on the island, or perhaps a Dutch ship wrecked close to the island.

The Poor House Treasure supposedly consists of gold coins worth $30,000. They were buried in the ghost town of of Plaindealing, which was located approximately 2 miles east of Hurtock.

The Harold Smith farm may hold a treasure worth $100,000 in gold coins. Apparently, a murderous, slave trader by the name of Patty Cannon, buried several caches on the farm. Before committing suicide, Patty confessed in her will that she had buried the treasures.

Patty Cannon also owned a tavern on the Nanticoke River near Riverton. Rumors are that Patty buried treasures near the tavern also.

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