Buried Treasure In Massachusetts
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Buried Treasure In Massachusetts

Are you interested in buried treasure in Massachusetts?

You’ve come to the right place.

Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts. 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 Massachusetts

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. 

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 Massachusetts Using a Metal Detector

Find buried treasure in Massachusetts 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.

Here are stories of lost treasure in Massachusetts.

The Dungeon Rock Cave, located near Lynn, at the mouth of the Saugus River, may hold a pirate treasure. In 1658, pirate Thomas Veale supposedly buried several chests of gold and silver coins near or inside the cave.

Chelsea is a town on the north side of Boston Harbor. In the 1900’s Chelsea was a wealthy town inhabited by the very rich. In 1908 a vicious fire destroyed most of the town. Many hidden valuables were lost and or destroyed. In 1921 a worker found approximately $50,000 in gold coins and silverware in a field near a destroyed building.

Spanish and British coins dating from the eighteenth century, are being found on the beach between Short Beach and Grover’s Cliff in Withrop, located on the north side of Boston Harbor. The coins are most likely from the many vessels that have wrecked in the harbor.

Gallop‘s Island may hold a chest of diamonds and gold coins buried by the pirate Avery. Over the years many coins have been found on the beaches of the island.

Money Bluff on Deer Island supposedly holds various treasures buried by pirates.

Good Luck if you search!

Know What The Laws Are - before you search for any treasure.

Do you know what artifacts to dig without breaking the law?

Some individuals break the law, and don’t know it until they are caught.

Here are more stories about buried treasures in Massachusetts.

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