Massachusetts Lost Treasure

Massachusetts lost treasure sites are listed on this page. However, I cannot promise that this information is completely accurate. As treasure tales go, because they have been passed down through many years, certain elements of the lost treasure story may have been altered, either intentionally or otherwise.

This information should be researched through other means as well. Never rely on one piece of information about a treasure story you are researching. Use multiple research tools.

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

Massachusetts Lost Treasure Sites

Nantucket Island

East of Martha's Vineyard. This island was the home to hundreds of whaling ships during the 1700's. Many wrecks can be seen on the beaches. Many English silver coins have been found on the beaches.

Martha's Vineyard Island

Located off Cape Cod. This island was settled in the mid 1600's. By the nineteenth century it became an important whaling island. Hundreds of ships wrecked and were tossed onto it's beaches. Artifacts and silver coins have been found on the beaches.

H.M.S. Hazard

This British warship wrecked during a hurricane in 1712. The ship went down off the beach of Green Harbor, located approximately 5 miles north of Gurnet Point, in Plymouth Bay. The Hazord was carrying thousands of dollars in gold coins.


Located on County 102. During the French and Indian War, this town was destroyed. Before the attack, the villagers, whom were all eventually massacred, hid their possessions.

Sparrow Hawk

This ship was wrecked in 1624. It went down off the beach of Cape Cod, near Orleans. British brass coins have been found along the beaches east of Orleans. They are believed to be from the Sparrow Hawk wreck.

Lynn Beach

Located approximately 12 miles northeast of Boston. Old coins have been seen along it's beaches.

The Old Fort Treasure

Located somewhere in the vicinity of Shirley, on County rte 111, is believed to be approximately $400,000 in gold and silver coins.

You should know about the laws when digging artifacts more than 100 years old.

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Massachusetts lost treasures may be located in ghost towns.

Where To Find Treasure, Cash And Coins Using A Metal Detector

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