Kansas Lost Treasure

Kansas lost treasure can be located if you research the information that I have provided you with here. Never rely on one piece of information about a treasure story you are researching. Use multiple research tools.

As they are told throughout the years, stories about lost and buried treasures become twisted and filled with false information. That is why it is crucial to research every buried treasure story you want to pursue. Use the Internet. Visit the historical societies in the areas you will be searching in.

Read everything you can about the particular treasure. And, ask lots of questions of those individuals who may have more information. Then follow up by researching that information even more. Often times, the most difficult task of locating a lost treasure is in doing the research. However, once you have all of the information you need, then the actual searching becomes easier.

For more information on where and how to research for lost treasures, please visit my research page.

Good luck! And have fun in your search for Kansas lost treasure.

Kansas Lost Treasure

Big Timber

This ghost town is approximately 5 miles northeast of Randolph on rte 77 in Pottawattomie cty. This old town was a farming community that was abandoned in the early 1900's. Some old artifacts may be found here. Get permission if on private property.


Located in Republic cty. A farm, a few miles south of this town holds several, large caches, og gold coins. The coins were hidden by illegal liquor makers during the early part of the 1900's.


Located on State rte 77, in Marshall cty. Two miners who returned from the gold fields of California were chased and killed by Indians. However, before dying, the two men buried two buckskin bags of gold dust on the Blue River, near Marysville.


Located in Nemaha County. In the 1860's a California prospector was carrying 20 pounds of gold nuggets when he drowned in Harris Creek, on the old G.W. Potts farm near Oneida.

Francis X. Aubrey Steamboat

This paddle-wheel steamboat sank in the Missouri River in Leavenworth county. It was carrying $500,000 in gold and silver. Near the beach of Leavenworth National Park, coins are being found, believed to be from this wreck.

Big Basin Treasure

Located near St. Jacobs Well and Big Basin Monument, approximately 12 miles northwest of Ashland, rte 160, in Clark County, is a cache of $200,000 of gold coins and bars.

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