Legends of Lost Treasures Pennsylvania (G Thru L)


Greene county, Pennsylvania: In a vague report dated 1974, a cave was supposedly found by deer hunters somewhere in SW Pennsylvania containing silver bars. This report has not been confirmed



Huntingdon county, Pennsylvania: Early-day Indians who raided area settlers hid their looted spoils in caves located 8 miles E of Tyrone



Indiana county, Pennsylvania: The town was the headquarters for the Black Hand extortion gang. Much treasure is believed buried and hidden in this area.



Lancaster county, Pennsylvania: The early 1800’s outlaw and highwayman David Lewis buried loot in several places in the state. One of his hideouts was a cave or cavern on Chickies Creek near Lancaster where he is known to have hidden treasure


Lancaster county, Pennsylvania: During the 1740’s, outlaws and highwaymen infested the roads around Lancaster and taverns and farmers were continually preyed upon by the bandits who stole livestock and burned homes. It is believed that many individual caches of loot are buried in the region.


Lancaster county, Pennsylvania: Several of the farms located in the area of Christiana were hiding places for runaway slaves prior to the Civil War. Stories have been told in the region that slave runners tracked them and recaptured many of them. It is believed that a number of individual caches were made by the slaves, which went un-recovered.



Lawrence county, Pennsylvania: During the days of prohibition, New Castle was a hangout for whiskey runners and bootleggers and there are a number of stories circulating of caches buried in the area, as well as along the route to Youngstown Ohio




Luzerne county, Pennsylvania: A gang of outlaws operated in the 1780’s at the “Coalbeds” near Wilkes Barre raiding farms and robbing travelers in the region before being driven out of the area. Their hideout was near the Susquehanna River and stories still circulate that buried gold remains at this location.



Luzerne county, Pennsylvania: In 1888, Michale Rizzalo robbed a lumber company payroll from a RR train consisting of $12,000 contained in a metal box. The outlaw was captured and executed in 1889 for killing 2 guards during the robbery and the money was never recovered. Most sources place the un-recovered loot somewhere in the Laurel Run Mountains, about 4 miles from Wilkes Barre, and at a certain point near Laurel Run Creek.


Luzerne county, Pennsylvania: 1. In 1927, 3 robbers derailed a RR train, killed the engineer and made off with a lumber company payroll of $70,000 from the baggage car. They were later captured and hanged for their crime, but the loot was never recovered. Now known as the “Warrior Gap Treasure,” most sources agree that the cache was buried or hidden somewhere in Warrior Gap, possibly along the banks of Warrior Run, about 3 miles S of Wilkes Barre and just to the N of hwy. I-81.


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