Synopses & Reviews
The fourteenth title in Jameson's popular Buried Treasures is driven by the possibility that unfound treasures await the curious and determined. Jameson has toured much of the country in a battered, green Ford pick-up truck, collecting legends and searching for the elusive riches that treasure hunters believe await them. His sources include his own fieldwork and archival documents, as well as reports of die-hard treasure seekers and their descendents. This volume includes 29 legends, among them: ....
Comprised of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic States are rich in history, culture, legend, and lore. This twelfth book in W.C. Jameson's Buried Treasure collection offers thirty tales of this region that have remained largely uncollected and unpublished for generations. Lost mines, buried loot, caches of gold and silver ingots, gangsters, Indians, pirates, chests of precious stones--such are the ingredients of a rich stew of folkloric treasure gathered from a melting pot of America.