By Steve Wilson
“Son, there is extra treasure buried the following In Oklahoma than within the remainder of the complete Southwest.” these phrases from an old-timer introduced Steve Wilson on a yearslong quest for the stones of Oklahoma’s treasures. This ebook is the result.
It is a ebook of stories-some actual, a few mythical- approximately excellent caches of misplaced treasure: outlaw loot buried within the warmth of pursuit, hoards of Spanish gold dud silver secreted for a later day, Frenchmen's gold ingots hidden amid mammoth cryptic symbols, Indian treasure hid in caves, and misplaced mines- gold and silver and platinum.
It tells concerning the earliest treasure seekers of the area and those that are nonetheless searching at the present time. alongside how it describes shootouts and massacres, trails whose routes are preserved within the numerous legends of gold hidden along them, Mexicans' smelters, and mines hidden and sought over the centuries.
Among the chapters:
- 'The secrets and techniques Spanish fortress Tells,"
- "Quests for pink River's Silver Mines,"
- "Oklahoma's Forgotten Treasure Trail,'"
- "Ghosts of Devil's Canyon and Their Gold,"
- "Jesse James's Two-Million-Dollar Treasure,"
- "The final Cave with the Iron Door,"
- and, probably so much fascinating of all, "The secret of Cascorillo-A misplaced" City."
This is a e-book approximately quests over trails dim prior to the flip of the century. it's approximately early peoples, Mound developers, Vikings, conquistadors, explorers, outlaw, gold seekers. the writer has spent years monitoring down the tales and hours hearing the old-timers' stories in their searches.
Wilson has supplied maps, either unique modem ones and pictures of early treasure maps and has richly illustrated the booklet with photographs of the websites that gave upward thrust to the stories. .
For armchair tourists, never-say-die treasure hunters, historians, and chroniclers and aficionados of western lore, this is often an soaking up and pleasant ebook. And who is aware? The reader may locate gold!
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