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IN Travel & Adventure ON 08 Feb, 2016
Imagine a life in which you wouldn't have to worry about money for another day? Well, quite an impossible goal to attain, especially when you have so much to buy and you are always short on money. So..what now? Oh, wait! You can always go treasure hunting. I am not kidding! Just imagine the endless wealth which will be at your disposal if you succeed.
However, the main issue here is which treasure should you go Sherlock over? As you might be already knowing that I am a very nice person (so not kidding), here is a list of American Treasures which are still open for a human claim.
The maps contain the exact points at which the bombs were dropped. No one really knows at what point the maps went missing but it is considered that the maps were auctioned by a former employee on ebay.
Wilbur and Orville Wright submitted the original patent to the U.S. Patent Office for a flying machine in 1903. Despite the tight security, the Patent went missing, and the officials didn't even knew it was missing until 2003. It is a priceless piece of document and is estimated to cost millions, if sold privately.
Bricks and bricks of gold are what you will find (if you are lucky) in Battlefield, located in Montana. Why so? Because this is the exact place where Captain Grant Marsh buried his stash of gold bricks worth almost $375,000.
Oregon Triskett Gang was a notorious gang which looted other settlers during the gold rush and accumulated immense wealth. The entire gang was shot dead in a vicious fight. However, the gold was never recovered. It is considered that it is somewhere in the hills of Oregon.
Due to the Key West hurricane in 1622, gold, gems and precious stones worth of more than $700 million went down the sea. For the very reason, the coast of Florida is quite popular amongst the treasure hunters.
Forrest Fenn was a treasure hunt enthusiast and collected a huge number of artifacts in his lifetime. When he was diagnosed with cancer, he hid his treasure somewhere leaving behind some clues for the treasure hunters. Two of them are "I know the treasure chest is wet," and "The treasure is not associated with any structure."
Apparently, Mojave Desert has millions of dollars of pearls buried under its layer of sand. All thanks to the runoff water which collided with the Gulf of California and took a ship crashing to the Salton Sea. The undiscovered treasure is still out there. Maybe, you'll get lucky.
Treasure Hunter Doc Noss found thousand of gold bars in a mysterious tunnel in the Victorio Peak. But as the Noss family scoured the area, Doc Noss was able to secure 200 gold bars and hid them in the underground tunnel. The unfound treasure is somewhere out there.