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Colorado treasure tales

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Published by Caxton Press in Caldwell, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado
    • Subjects:
    • Treasure-trove -- Colorado -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Colorado -- History, Local -- Anecdotes.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementW.C. Jameson.
      GenreAnecdotes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF776.6 .J36 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3951953M
      ISBN 100870044028
      LC Control Number2001047178

      “Son, there's more treasure buried right here In Oklahoma than in the rest of the whole Southwest.” Those words from an old-timer launched Steve Wilson on a yearslong quest for the stones of Oklahoma’s treasures. This book is the result. It is a book of stories-some true, some legendary- about fabulous caches of lost treasure: outlaw loot buried in the heat of pursuit, hoards of Spanish 5/5(1). According to legend, the infamous robber Sam Bass stole 3, gold bars worth $20 each from the Union Pacific Railroad. Some of the loot has been recovered, but the rest has mysteriously disappeared. Rumor has it that some of the money is hidden in Cove Hollow, near Denton. 3. Jean Lafitte's Booty (Sabine) Flickr/dad_and_clint.   Old timer wants us to help him go after a massive Spanish treasure in the Henry Mountains. He tells us a lot of great stories as he tells us more about the area and gives out a .


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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Colorado is considered by many to be the promised land of lost treasure. Silver miners, gold prospectors, government agents, crooked Army paymasters, and the Spanish conquistadors have all added to the wealth of legend and myth surrounding the mountains of Colorado and the lost mines, and hidden treasure that/5.

Treasure Hunting in Colorado Devil’s Head Mountain, north of Woodland Park was once the hideout of several outlaw gangs who buried their stolen goods within the area. From gold mines to diamonds to the vast beauty of the Rockies, Colorado definitely has it’s share of treasures to be proud of.

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Wikimedia Commons. A large cache of treasure is thought to be buried somewhere in the stone cliffs above the Purgatoire River near Las Animas. Wikimedia Commons. Another cache of gold, valuing $.

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COLORADO TREASURE TALES by W.C. JAMESON is a superb and very enlightening read. I HIGHLY recommend this book!!. The author has the areas divided up into 4 different sections: * The Western Slope * The Northern Rockies * The Southern Rockies * The Eastern Plains ~~~~~ 1) ***THE WESTERN SLOPE*** The Three Skeletons Mine Clem Tucker's Sheep Mountain Gold Buried 5/5(2).

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In SB Fenn said: “I thought some small college in Colorado would give me an honorary PhD in Anthropology or Physiology. A knife lodged in a tree points to the missing gold.

Others remember stories about the Lost Topaz Mine, source of some of the nation’s top-quality gems. Even past lookouts have reported seeing the spirit of a tattered old miner looking for the mine’s hidden entrance. These tales of the past are part of the mysteries surrounding Devil’s Head.

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1 Immediate vicinity. 3 Origin of name. Further reading. 6 External links. Immediate on: Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S. Treasure Tales not only tells the original story of a lost mine or a buried treasure, but also fills in the pieces of the puzzle as they have come to light over the years.

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Each adventure is split between player information, DM's notes, map, and a picture for setting the scene. The player's page introduces the adventure's setting and its pertinent legends and characters, while the DM's page walks through each map and details the main enemies and what treasure can be found : Role-playing games.