Oklahoma is not well-known for being the land of lost treasures and buried gold, but don’t let that fool you. The state has had its share of gold rushes and ruthless outlaws stashing treasures in our mountains, caverns and rivers.
As one old-timer summed it up aptly: “There’s more treasure buried right here in Oklahoma than in the rest of the whole Southwest.” So if you’re ready to discover some of Oklahoma’s hidden mysteries.
Here are 9 buried treasures waiting to be discovered in Oklahoma.
1. During the Civil War, four barrels of gold coins were captured from two Federal wagons by Confederates during a battle in Kansas. The rebels were attacked by outlaws in Oklahoma and the gold coins were hidden in a cave close to the Blue River (about 5 miles NE of Brown)The Confederates were murdered by the outlaws and the coins remain hidden.