Buried Treasures of the South: Legends of Lost, Buried, and Forgotten Treasures, from Tidewater Virginia and Coastal Carolina to Cajun Louisiana

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august house, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
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This fifth volume in W.C. Jameson's Buried Treasure series contains 38 tales gathered from the breadth of the American South. Eight states are included: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
 

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Truly awful. The section on Cahabais full of inaccuracies. People did not leave the town until the county seat was moved. And then many dismantled their homes and took them along to Selma, so if they took time to dismantle whole structures, I'm sure they took time to bring their valuables.
Also, there is no stone in the Black Belt, so the idea of stone houses there is silly.
And the word "looter" should be substituted for the word "researcher" in this text.
 

Contents

Prologue
9
Alabama
21
Ferryman
27
Georgia
41
Coins
58
Mississippi
91
North Carolina
117
South Carolina
146
Tennessee
171
Virginia
195
Selected References
223
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W.C. Jameson Bio: W.C. Jameson is the award-winning and best-selling author of more than seventy books and over 1,500 articles and essays. In addition, he is an accomplished songwriter and performer, having recorded five albums of his original music and acted in five films. He has written the soundtracks for four films, and wrote and performed in the musical, "Whatever Happened to the Outlaw, Jesse James?" Jameson is the best-selling treasure author in the world. Perhaps he is known best, as the creator of the popular Buried Treasures of America series for August House. His success and fame as a professional treasure hunter has led to appearances on television's "Unsolved Mysteries," the Travel Channel, the Discovery Channel, Nightline, and National Public Radio. He also consulted with the production team for the highly successful feature film, "National Treasure," starring Nicholas Cage. One of Jameson's most popular books is Billy the Kid: Beyond the Grave, a regional bestseller. This controversial book presents stunning evidence that the famous outlaw, Billy the Kid, was not killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett in 1881 but went on to live an adventurous and productive life for the next sixty-nine years. Jameson has won numerous awards for his writing from a number of professional associations. A nationally recognized and honored author, he has served as a judge for several prestigious literary competitions. When not on an expedition or writing a book, Jameson tours the country performing his music at folk festivals, colleges and universities, concert halls, and roadhouses.

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