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6 edition of Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver found in the catalog.

Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History / United States / State & Local

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9591328M
    ISBN 100292703813
    ISBN 109780292703810

    When University of Texas President Homer Rainey was fired by the Board of Regents in for his liberal views, Dobie was outraged and made his views known publicly, causing Texas Governor Coke Stevenson to say that Dobie should also be dismissed. Legend[ edit ] Adams, for whom the legend became known and whose first name forever has been lost to history, was born in Rochester, NY July 10, The Adams Publications, Austin, Texas, Includes some relatively unknown trails as well as the standards, and a very brief introduction to the area.

    The two of them spent the next twelve years metal-detecting for artifacts and prospecting for gold in that canyon. In the order in which they occur, on the trail the Adams party followed, the landmarks are as followson the two maps. Its legend has supplied many folk tales, stories and books with ample fuel for fantasies of lost treasures, hidden canyons, Apache secrets and gold "somewhere out there" in the wilds. It will be kept in its present more or less natural state and the ranch house will be kept in simple style, very much as it was when Frank Dobie occupied it.

    Between and several large logging communities flourished in the Zuni Mountainsseveral with schools and post offices; wide-gauge railroads crisscrossed the mountains. The chief told them not to go above the falls. Sometimes I would find a pair of peaks that might be the haystacks, or a canyon that looked like a possibility; but, there was nothing more; no Big Well Traveled Trail that could lead to Fort Wingate; no long gully with a sand and gravel bed; no Pumpkin Patch or Little Door to say nothing of the many landmarks that came after these! Guarded by the bones of dead men, the legendary treasures of the Southwest still wait for those foolhardy or desperate enough to seek them. In a letter, he claimed to have found the lost canyon and the site of the ill-fated gold camp.


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Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver by J. Frank Dobie Download PDF Ebook

It is the stories of these men and the wealth they pursued that J. The two maps come from two different sources, and while that is true, both maps show most of the principal landmarks of the various published accounts.

The Ben Lilly Legend.

Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver

As previously mentioned, J. Over the years of my own researching and searching, I had located literally hundreds of published accounts of the Lost Adams Diggings. While the title page said that the book was "Partly from the Reminiscences of John Young", the author was given as J.

Searchers still seek them. Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver book found both! He told the group not to stay long in the canyon that was a campsite for Apaches.

The priest returned to Spain, bullion in tow, having left a small Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver book with his fellow priests at Saint Augustine Cathedral in downtown Tucson.

They agreed, and we started to work on it. I'll Tell You a Tale. Frank Dobie devoted half of his book "Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver" now in its ninth printing to the story of the Lost Adams Diggings and considered it to be the greatest "lost mine" story of US history.

The new book demonstrates the presence of significant gold mineralization, adds a wrinkle to the story by presenting evidence of colonial Spanish activity in the area dated to the s, and identifies and locates every critical landmark. Guarded by the bones of dead men, the legendary treasures of the Southwest still wait for those foolhardy or desperate enough to seek them.

Between running logs nothing was more common than prospecting except for drinking. While on the expedition he had seen gold nuggets that were larger than oak nuts. They returned to camp with large nuggets. Lieutenant Emory Reports W. Smithsonian Institution Originally published by the Smithsonian Institution Coronado's Children.

In Julyyear-old Robert W. The author provides some excellent glimpses into what these places were like in the 19th and early 20th centuries - back when there were still a few wild Indians to be found in the canyons and mountains; and jaguars roamed the wild places.

We would often place the metal toys we got out of crackerjacks in copper water and when we retrieved them the next day they would have a nice, shiny copper coating.

Local folklore will tell you that the gold is at the headwaters of either the Black River, the Gila River, or the Prieto River. In a letter, he claimed to have found the lost canyon and the site of the ill-fated gold camp.

What Our Readers Are Saying. This work, unlike its predecessors, is a serious attempt to give historical perspective supported by cited research.Death is the cure for gold fever, and the lucky few who saw the riches and lived to tell of them spent the rest of their lives searching, haunted by faulty memories, changed landscapes, and quirks of fate.

It is the stories of these men and the wealth they pursued that J.

Lost Adams Diggings

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