Is there Civil War gold in western Pennsylvania?

Is there Civil War gold in western Pennsylvania?

FBI won’t say why it was poking around a remote site north of Pittsburgh in Elks County, but local lore has it that Civil War-era gold was lost or hidden there in 1863 on its way to the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia. A treasure-hunting group, Finders Keepers, says the state won’t let it dig. (Video by Stephanie Sadowski/PennLive)

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  1. luvvinallmusik 57 on November 26, 2022 at 8:20 am

    It’s in Russia. A pilot named Pussy Galore dropped the bars from a plane instead of chemicals.

  2. GhostCity Shelton on November 26, 2022 at 8:38 am

    They want folks to pay some $15,000. to metal detect?! Good luck. I’ll stay in Maryland.

  3. Carolyn Astfalk on November 26, 2022 at 8:56 am

    I read about this gold in 2010, and ended up using the my first novel! At the time, the search was concentrated farther east, closer to where I set my book, Rightfully Ours, in Williamsport, PA. Fascinating story. I’d love to see the gold recovered.

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