El Jabonero's Lost Gold Ledge in Southern Arizona

El Jabonero's Lost Gold Ledge in Southern Arizona

The story of a man called El Jabonero and his lost ledge of gold in the Southern Arizona Mountains near the Mexico border.

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  1. Jon Jensen on December 21, 2022 at 1:03 am

    This area in question is not very safe these days and is constantly being patrolled by border agents for drug smugglers. Please be mindful of this if anyone decides to go out there looking for this lost gold.

  2. Bob Maldonado on December 21, 2022 at 1:07 am

    That is a photo of Emiliano Zapata!!

  3. kerry anderson on December 21, 2022 at 1:10 am

    That area has quite a few lost treasures. Harold Weight kind of specialized in covering them for Randall Henderson’s Desert Magazine. They were always a good read even though Henderson was generally skeptical of them. He claimed that there was usually some sort of lost or missing detail that prevented anyone ( so far as we know ) from locating them. The Mission of the 4 Evangelists/ La Mission de los Quatro Evangelistas was my personal favorite.

    To be fair, Father Kino did in fact collect a fair amount of the shiny from the Pimas who probably knew every inch of that extremely remote territory. And you can be sure that many others did in fact attempt to find them. So I don’t doubt for a minute that the stories are probably true. Note that the Gadsden purchase lopped off a good chunk of that area. Supposedly for a road corridor. Umm , Okay.

    If you are interested in some of the others there’s quite a few to choose from. The Mission Santa Isabell and the lost Mule Shoe are good candidates and have an interesting story. As you probably know, when the Jesuits were expelled they gathered up all of the gold and silver and stashed them rather hastily. People are still searching for them. Keep em coming! I find them all interesting even though I’ve already covered a lot of this ground. Oh and BTW, the possible grave of Melchior Dias is another one and it may possibly be related to the Coronado Expedition and the 7 cities of gold. Which is only a legend ( or so they keep telling us, which should be one’s first clue ). Thanks for bringing them back! Looking forward to more!

  4. Capt. Happy on December 21, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Old Road…El Camino Del Diablo? The west side of Papago wash is a good day’s ride from Tule well. I’d bet the horses knew where Papago wells was. and ran in that direction. Fork in the road to Mohawk at Papago Wells? Stand alone peaks are a little hard to find in the area… Love these treasure stories.

  5. Dale Parker on December 21, 2022 at 1:36 am

    I enjoy your videos

  6. Trapper 62 on December 21, 2022 at 1:40 am

    yep another good one ,thanks

  7. David Smith on December 21, 2022 at 1:41 am

    It is pronounced as:


  8. Nann R on December 21, 2022 at 1:59 am

    Try looking in the Tumaccori Mountain Alot of lost history inTubac, Arizona

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