Vermont Lost Treasure

Vermont 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.


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Vermont Lost Treasure Sites

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Allen Farm

Located on Lake Champlain, near Burlington. This site was used as an encampment by both sides during the Revolutionary War. There may be many relics that are treasures in themselves from that era. Most often dropped or lost coins worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars can be found in these areas.


During the Revolutionary War, Bennington was an important supply depot. Outside of the town are numerous campsites from the war. Like the above site, there may be many treasured relics that were left behind.

Highgate Springs

Located near Lake Champlain, just off route 89. In 1864 Confederate soldiers robbed three banks in St. Albans. The amount was more than $100,000 in gold coins and paper currency. The soldiers buried their loot somewhere near Highgate Springs. Soon after they buried their cache, they were caught and hanged. They never disclosed exactly where the buried treasure was.

Cedar Beach

Located of route 7. In 1773, British soldiers, while under attack from Indians, buried approximately $75,0000 in gold coins near Cedar Beach. The soldiers who survived the attack were unable to locate their hidden treasure.

The levi Bailey Treasure

Somewhere between Mount Ascutney and Reading, Levi Bailey buried a large treasure on the stream near his mill. He admitted to this while on his deathbed.

Hell's Half Acre Treasure

Buried somewhere on the southern shore of Lake Mephremagog, near Newport, is a treasure of British sterling and gold and silver coins cached by British officers while fleeing the patriots during the Revolutionary War.

The Lost Slayton Gold Mine

Somewhere on Mount Mansfield in the Green Mountains, and approximately ten miles to the east at Smugglers Notch, are several buried treasures according to legends.

There are laws for searching for treasure on State and Federal lands.

Vermont lost treasure may be located in ghost towns.

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