Madame Barcello's New Mexico Buried Treasure

Madame Barcello's New Mexico Buried Treasure

The story about Madame Barcello’s buried fortune lost in New Mexico.

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  1. AV Adams on June 7, 2023 at 9:17 am

    Good job on this one. Barcello is called out in the New Mexico History Museum main exhibit – was up there a few weeks ago. Your rendition sounds a bit like it came from Arthur L. Campa, the New Mexican folklorist.

  2. Looking on June 7, 2023 at 9:17 am

    Dude just recently found youโ€™re channel and absolutely love hearing this history ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝyou do a stellar job ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

  3. Richard Topalovich on June 7, 2023 at 9:17 am

    Starting sentences with "so" gets irritating after a while.

  4. Silver Ripples on June 7, 2023 at 9:33 am

    Subbโ€™d after listening for 2 minutes
    You got this storytelling down
    Gold stories have me ๐Ÿ‘

  5. circleeh on June 7, 2023 at 9:33 am

    There.. There’s a NEW Mexico??! right on.
    #one of our 50 is missing.
    #hope this reaches you
    #๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š Zia Rising

  6. Charles Chapman on June 7, 2023 at 9:39 am

    Any proof that this is a real treasure? It is convenient that this supposedly happened before Santa Fe had a newspaper to report on it.

  7. Amazing Colonel Angus on June 7, 2023 at 9:40 am

    It’s on the Boys Scout camp land that Ted Turner gave them, but no trespassing โ˜น๏ธ

  8. David Keith lll on June 7, 2023 at 9:48 am

    Ok.. stick with me here.

    So the only people who knew about this transport between santa fe and missouri was Barcello, cortez, and the mule tenders. (probably). They wouldnt spread word of it for obvious reasons. If i had to guess, Cortez teamed up with the bandits, told them what he had and where he was gonna be, and planned the entire heist. Seems kinda suspicious that all mule tenders were killed and cortez spared.. for whatever reason.. and also kinda suspicious that he was only able to escape AFTER theyve already made a trip down to mexico.. not like they were delivering 24 leather packs of gold and silver to someone they knew there or anything..

    I wonder why Cortez didnt want the pack train to have more armed guards with them. Hmmmmm. Oh!! Thats right, that way they "dont bring unwanted attention to the transport"… suuure.

    He then decided to try to claim his innocence by going back to Barcello, pretending to be a victim of a robbery, cause if he would’ve instead disappeared without his body found amongst the others, that would be a dead give away to his plans and he’d be a wanted man for robbery and murder. Convincing Barcello and the law of the robbery would be the only way to steal the gold and not be wanted by the law for what he did. Even drew some kinda map..

    Then when he got back to sante fe, he told Barcello the story, she seen right through it, killed him, and then she used her social status to pay off the doctors to say he died in his sleep.

    Or maybe its all true. Maybe there is 24 sacks of gold buried in a circle of boulders somewhere in new mexico. Who knows. Either way i love these stories. Some very interesting stories, but this one just seems like Cortez robbed barcello and he brought the gold to one of his buddies in mexico.

  9. Richard Palmatier on June 7, 2023 at 9:50 am

    Your really not a good storyteller

  10. Treasure Tom on June 7, 2023 at 10:02 am


  11. Peter Henden on June 7, 2023 at 10:08 am

    Are "native American" attacks less bad than "Indian" attacks?

  12. MT on June 7, 2023 at 10:16 am

    They must have been hauling ass with those mules. It is 70 miles from Santa Fe to Taos.. then another 40 miles E. That is 110 miles in 2 days?

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