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FBI dig at rumored site of fabled Civil War treasure comes up short
http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | 3/20/18 | Lukas Mikelionis

Posted on 03/20/2018 3:09:35 AM PDT by BBell

The FBI came out empty handed at the remote Pennsylvania site where Civil War-era gold treasure is rumored to be buried, officials said Monday.

Dozens of FBI agents, Pennsylvania state officials and members of a treasure-hunting group dug in a rural site where local lore has it that a Civil War-era gold shipment bound for a U.S. Mint in Philadelphia was either lost or hidden around the time of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.

President Abraham Lincoln reportedly ordered the shipment to pay Union Army soldiers, according to a local treasure-hunting group called Finders Keepers.

The FBI said it conducted a “court-authorized excavation” at the site, about 135 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, but did not reveal whether it was related to the legend of a lost treasure.

The agency added it did not find whatever it was looking for and will not be releasing any additional details, only noting that it was related to an “ongoing investigation.”

The 155-year-old legend caught the attention of the FBI after locals and officials went on a chase for the lost treasure. Some locals promised to pursue the rumored gold up until their death.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; History
KEYWORDS: civilwar; civilwargold; dentsrun; fbi; finderskeepers; godsgravesglyphs; gold; pennsylvania; pittsburgh; stmarys; timecop; treasure; uniongold; wildgoosechase
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In other news, Jimmy Hoffa is still missing.
1 posted on 03/20/2018 3:09:36 AM PDT by BBell
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To: BBell

Where’s Gerlaldo?


2 posted on 03/20/2018 3:16:02 AM PDT by fulltlt
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To: BBell

Was there Russian collusion as far back as that time?


3 posted on 03/20/2018 3:16:20 AM PDT by OttawaFreeper ("If I had to go to war again, I'd bring lacrosse players" Conn Smythe)
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To: BBell

We already got it. Sorry losers.


4 posted on 03/20/2018 3:20:04 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: fulltlt

Al Capone’s “secret” room is still empty.


5 posted on 03/20/2018 3:22:03 AM PDT by BBell (calm down and eat your sandwiches)
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To: BBell

I thought it was in a boxcar at the bottom of Lake Michigan!


6 posted on 03/20/2018 3:44:56 AM PDT by sneakers (It's not the democraTIC party! It's the demoCRAT party!)
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To: BBell

I hear it’s in a pond.


7 posted on 03/20/2018 3:48:36 AM PDT by blackdog
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To: BBell

The deployed team was the same which investigated Clinton emails. No wonder they dig and find nothing.


8 posted on 03/20/2018 3:53:10 AM PDT by miniTAX (au)
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To: BBell

Has the FBI really gotten so pathetic that they need to send people out with shovels looking for lost gold?

What’s next - are they going to go after people who dubbed VHS tapes in 1982?


9 posted on 03/20/2018 3:56:53 AM PDT by Pravious
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To: BBell

It is in Lake Michigan. Don’t they watch TV?


10 posted on 03/20/2018 3:59:13 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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What’s next - are they going to go after people who dubbed VHS tapes in 1982?

You jest but if they enforced the immigration laws like they enforced copyright laws we wouldn't need to build the wall...

11 posted on 03/20/2018 4:26:43 AM PDT by Smittie (Just like an alien I'm a stranger in a strange land)
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Why IS the Pentagon looking into time crystals? Darpa launches program to study (trunc)
UK Daily Mail
Posted on 03/15/2018 4:54:30 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3640023/posts

Timecop First Scene
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewj3wrIUR3s

Timecop 1994 Opening Scene
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WowT4Cumgc8


12 posted on 03/20/2018 4:37:17 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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So the vaunted FIB is now digging for long lost gold in Pennsylvania? What a clown show.


13 posted on 03/20/2018 4:38:08 AM PDT by JonPreston
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Thanks BBell.

14 posted on 03/20/2018 4:39:05 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: BBell
Ummm, guys....

The FBI said it conducted a “court-authorized excavation” at the site, about 135 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, but did not reveal whether it was related to the legend of a lost treasure.

15 posted on 03/20/2018 4:42:31 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: mewzilla

Well, that’s true.

I forgot. It IS the FBI. That means they’re probably looking for something Donald Trump buried there when he was in school.


16 posted on 03/20/2018 4:49:02 AM PDT by Pravious
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To: Pravious
I don't know about that but I will not be removing any mattress tags in the near future.
17 posted on 03/20/2018 4:54:46 AM PDT by 4yearlurker ("There stands mother under the oleanders,open the windows." A dying cowboys last words,1879.)
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To: Pravious

They could be looking for treasure, dirt on Trump, God knows what. What torques me off us this lazy reportage. Do a little digging for Pete’s sake. The Feebs are out there for something. Get the dang story.


18 posted on 03/20/2018 5:02:43 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: BBell

The FBI needs curbing.

Everyone knows Rhett Butler got the Confederate gold.


19 posted on 03/20/2018 5:03:01 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: mewzilla

Then again, FNC might have the real story and be spiking it.

Sigh.


20 posted on 03/20/2018 5:04:13 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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