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Resource: Google Art Project

Posted on 01. Feb, 2011 by admin in History, Resources

Resource: Google Art Project

Looking for a piece of art or manuscripts that may offer a clue in your search for…whatever…. From time-to-time we come across a tool that makes research a bit easier and for you arm-chair Archaeologist or part-time treasure hunters (in the dead of winter) we have found a great resource from Google (love these guys). [...]

Bacteria Make Gold Nuggets

Posted on 01. Sep, 2010 by admin in Prospecting

Bacteria Make Gold Nuggets

Many gold nuggets are formed after layers of bacteria dissolve gold into nanoparticles, which move through rocks and soils before forming clumps.

General Braddocks Golden Cannons

Posted on 22. Jun, 2010 by admin in Mysteries, Seven Year's War, Treasure

General Braddocks Golden Cannons

The American frontier was a killing field in 1755. The French with their Indian cohorts where in strife with the English colonies with much fatigue on both sides.  Enter General Edward Braddock from the mother country along with 1,000 British regulars and an additional 700 Virginia militia by his side – yeah future President George [...]

What ever happened to the lost Confederate gold?

Posted on 21. May, 2010 by admin in Civil War, Mysteries, Treasure

What ever happened to the lost Confederate gold?

There is an old trunk on display in Washington, GA. There are many legends… In 1902, the trunk was found in the basement of the bank in Washington, the building where Jefferson Davis held the last meeting of the Confederate Cabinet. In 1928, it was donated to the library where it was put on public [...]

Knights of the Golden Circle

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by admin in Civil War, Knights of the Golden Circle

Knights of the Golden Circle

The Knights of the Golden Circle was a secret antebellum organization that sought to establish a slave empire encompassing the southern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, and part of Central America, an area some 2,400 miles in diameter-hence the name Golden Circle. The Knights hoped to control the commerce of the area and have [...]

Shadowy Path May Lead to Treasure

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by admin in Knights of the Golden Circle, Treasure

Shadowy Path May Lead to Treasure

Shadowy Path May Lead to Treasure A man seeking Confederate gold and his own family’s hidden history uncovers a cryptic trail that may stretch back to a secret society and Jesse James.

The British Burn Washington, 1814

Posted on 12. Dec, 2009 by admin in American History, History

The British Burn Washington, 1814

The British Burn Washington, 1814 August of 1814 was one of the hottest in the memory of the approximately 8,000 residents of America’s new capital. The sweltering, humid heat turned the stagnate marshes surrounding the city into thriving hatcheries for disease-carrying mosquitoes. To make matters worse, the city found itself the target of an invading [...]

Vanished Persian Army Found?

Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by admin in Archaeology, Mysteries

Vanished Persian Army Found?

Bones, jewelry and weapons found in Egyptian desert may be the remains of Cambyses’ army that vanished 2,500 years ago. The remains of a mighty Persian army said to have drowned in the sands of the western Egyptian desert 2,500 years ago might have been finally located, solving one of archaeology’s biggest outstanding mysteries, according [...]

Sir Francis Bacon – Oak Island Trickster?

Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by admin in Mysteries, Treasure

Sir Francis Bacon – Oak Island Trickster?

Francis Bacon was always accepted as the younger son of Sir Nicholas Bacon however there exist reasonable grounds to suggest that he was actually the secret son of Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley. He is an enigmatic figure and some actually believe he is the true author of the works of Shakespeare, and Christopher [...]

Book Burning in Washington DC?

Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by admin in History

Book Burning in Washington DC?

I suppose I should mention the books were in the White House during the burning of the Capital Building! Check out the video: http://link.history.com/services/player/bcpid16473821001?bctid=10247479001 During the War of 1812, the British army, under Admiral Cockburn, captured Washington, DC. They then set about destroying all public buildings in the fledgling capital city (including the White House [...]