ALABAMA TREASURE LEGENDS Table Of Contents

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

Whitfield Treasure Found in Jefferson Alabama

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 […]

Loot Buried by Levi Colbert in Buzzard Roost Alabama 

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 […]

Dauphin Island Alabama Treasure Legends

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.

The Legend of Railroad Bill

This image of Constable J. L. McGowan standing, rifle in hand, over the corpse of ?Railroad Bill? strapped to a wooden plank, sold for 50 cents in the days following the notorious outlaw's death in March 1896.

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.

Louina Alabama

Louina Alabama Ghost Town in Randolph County Alabama

Louina Alabama was settled by the Indians, pushed to Alabama by the white settlers from the overcrowded east in the 1830s. Louina’s trading post quickly became the metropolis of its day with the area producing quantities of gold. Today Louina is a ghost town.
According to tradition and folklore, the Louina area coughed up gold and silver. 

Yuchi Gold Of Paint Rock Alabama

Paintrock Alabama early 20th Century

One of Alabama’s most famous lost gold stories is the Yuchi Gold of Paint Rock Valley.

Legend says that somewhere just southeast of Huntsville, Alabama there is a fortune in gold hidden in a cave. According to the legend, the cave has gold ingots stacked within. This Alabama Treasure Legend speculates that the gold came from Spanish soldiers who were killed near Tuscaloosa Alabama by the Yuchi tribe around 1699.

The Long Lost Ark of the Covenant – A Wonder Verified

Buttahatchie River: The Buttahatchee River rises in northwestern Winston County, Alabama, near the town of Delmar, and flows generally westwardly through Marion County, where it collects a short tributary, the West Branch Buttahatchee River. At Hamilton, Alabama, the river turns to the southwest and flows through Lamar County, Alabama and Monroe County, Mississippi; its lower reach is used to define part of the boundary between Monroe and Lowndes Counties. The Buttahatchee joins the Tombigbee near Columbus Air Force Base, 12 mi north-northwest of Columbus.

The Long Lost Ark of the Covenant – A Wonder Verified Research continues on an incident that allegedly occurred in Marion County Alabama. While reviewing archives at the Library Of Congress, this interesting article was found which was printed in “The Hickman Courier” in Hickman Kentucky on August 28, 1885. The article is a reprint […]