Some accounts say treasure is hidden beneath the Red River mud.
Texas has more buried treasure than any other state, with 229 sites within the state’s borders and a total value estimated at $340 million. Here are some of the Treasure Tales from the Lone Star State, but be cautious, as some of these hidden caches are allegedly cursed.
Texas Treasure Articles:
The Buried Treasure of Texas Hill Country
The Lost Bill Kelley Mine
Mexican Gold in Little Cypress Creek
Newton Gang Loot in Bexar County
Red River Treasure
Singer Treasure on Padre Island
Other legends tell of numerous treasures hidden beneath the sea along the Texas coast.
More Texas Treasures Just Waiting to Be Found
Historic Texas People
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©Kathy Alexander/Legends of America, updated February 2023.