A Matter of National Security “What’s up, homeboy?” Raven’s voice was unmistakable. His voice always made Homer’s smartphone rumble on the desktop because of his low rumbling voice. Homer picked up the phone and turned off the speaker just in case. “I’m trying to run down the status of those old Hobbs Island rail lines […]
Explore Alabama – ALABAMA TREASURE LEGENDS Table of Contents: Alabama Treasure Legends, Legend of the Lost Confederate Gold, Old Flint River Settlement Gold, $30000 in Gold Coin Buried in Bridgeport Alabama, Loot Buried by Levi Colbert in Buzzard Roost Alabama , Rumors of Buried Treasure in Demopolis Alabama (White Bluff), C. Boaz Whitfield Treasure Found in Jefferson Alabama, The Lost Treasure of Louina, C.E. Sharps Buried Gold Around White’s Mill in Florence Alabama, Jean Lafitte Treasure at Fort Morgan Alabama, Seminole Alabama Perdido River Henry Nunez, Morris Slater (Railroad Bill) (Bay Minette Alabama), Newton Alabama (Joseph Sanders), Wetumpka Alabama (McGillivray Plantation), Fort Payne Alabama (John Willsmith), Collinsville Alabama (Jesse James), Coaling Alabama (Hardy Clemens), Ironaton Alabama (Talladega County), Tallassee Alabama (Horseshoe Bend Treasure), Roanoke Alabama Mulberry Tree Cache, Bayou La Batre Alabama, (James Copeland Barrel of Gold), Dauphin Island Alabama Treasure Legends, Reported Treasure Finds In Alabama
Confederate gold refers to hidden caches of gold lost after the American Civil War. Millions of dollars’ worth of gold was lost or unaccounted for after the war.
C. Boaz Whitfield Treasure Found in Jefferson Alabama Jefferson was founded in 1810, before Marengo was a county or Alabama was a state. Most of the original settlers were veterans of the American Revolution, including John Sample, John Gilmore, and Reuben Hildreth. The village was named Jefferson in 1820, after Thomas Jefferson, and that year saw […]
Grady watched his uncle go into the woods with a shovel and a small sack. Since he would return a short time afterward without the sack, Grady felt sure that he was burying his gold somewhere among the trees.
Louina was named for a wealthy Indian Woman. When she was forced to leave, it was said she put her silver in sacks but they were so heavy, the ponies could not carry the load. Legend said Louina buried some silver but, despite years of digging, none has been found.
Rumors of Buried Treasure in Demopolis, Alabama (White Bluff) White Bluff, also known as Ecor Blanc, is a historic site located along the Tombigbee River in Demopolis, Alabama, Marengo County. It is a chalk cliff, roughly one mile long, that is composed of a geological layer known as the Demopolis Chalk Formation. The upper portions […]
Loot Buried by Levi Colbert in Buzzard Roost Alabama Buzzard Roost, Alabama is located three miles west of Cherokee, Alabama, in Colbert County, on U.S. Route 72. Bernard Romans‘ Map of 1772 indicated a place called “Chickianooe”, which appears to be a misprint of the Choctaw word “Chickianoce,” “Skeki anusi” or “anosi,” “meaning Buzzards there sleep.”Levi […]
Old Flint River Settlement Gold In the 1830s, when the Cherokee Indians were forced to leave their lands and move to Oklahoma, a pot of gold was buried on the old Shelby Cullom farm, two miles north of Ryland, Alabama, in eastern Madison County, Alabama, in a place called Bellfaun which borders the Flint River. […]
Treasure and Artifacts Found around Fort Morgan Alabama
Fort Payne Alabama (John Willsmith) John Willsmith owned nearly half the town of Fort Payne in the late 1800’s. After his death in 1898, searchers were made to find the $100,000 in gold he was known to have accumulated, but all failed. It is believed to remain buried on one of many pieces of property […]
Alabama treasure map marks the approximate location of the treasure legends researched. Keep in mind that most, if not all, of these legends and tales of burried treasure are nothing more than legend without any hard evidence whatsoever.
Explore Alabama Ghosts and Haunted Places – Fort Morgan, in Baldwin County, Alabama, was built in 1819 was in use during the Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I and World War II.
It is rumored that visitors can hear the cries and screams of men late into the night, and they have seen the ghost of a solitary woman searching for justice after being killed at the fort.
Albertville, Marshall County, Alabama.
The Albertville Public Library has been called one of the most haunted libraries in the US.
Won’t no damn Yankees ever find that gold money!
Dauphin Island legend says in 1710 or 1711, a treasure-seeking Jamaican pirate ship invaded Dauphin Island. An alleged jeweled gold cross on the island’s Catholic church was to be their prize. The legend continues to say the priest of the church realizing the pirates would come for the cross, grabbed it and dived into a nearby well, the gold cross clutched in his arms. Neither was seen again.
There is a legend in south Alabama, associated with the spirit of a man known as, “Railroad Bill”. This story, from slave cultures, during the post-Civil War era, during the reconstruction of the South, documents a “Robin Hood” type character who stole from food trains and sold the items to poor, rural southern families for less than they could buy them in general stores.
Many years ago, Perdido Bay was rendezvous for Pirates. Old Spanish coins have been found, also old guns, and it is reported that at least one pirate treasure has been found.
Sheriff Eachann (Mac) Hector was respected by each and every individual and all cultures in and around Slokey County.
The picture was a bit snowy but Starsky & Hutch was on channel 31, WAAY in Huntsville. Raven had been watching Starsky & Hutch since it began in ’75 and he and Jeff, Jeff Morgan, had spent a lot of weekends fighting crime as “Zebra Three” a couple of years back.
Cherokee legend tells that on the Trail of Tears, Cherokee mothers grieved and cried for their children. Elders prayed for a sign that would give them strength. Soon, roses began to grow where tears fell.