Could the rural area around Kanab, Utah be the resting place of Montezuma's gold? Did the Aztec hide their mythical treasure deep in the sandstone? Freddy Crystal, a prospector back in 1914 believed so. Based on stories and evidence he compiled in Mexico, he set his sights on the white sandstone peaks in southern Utah as the resting location. His hunt around Kanab began in 1914.
Filmmakers search for Montezuma's treasure in Kanab pond. sealed tunnels in nearby Johnson’s Canyon that people started believing him and joining his unsuccessful hunt for the gold. In 1989, Brandt Child, a Kanab resident, bought the pond and surrounding area. He said he knew the clues in Johnson Canyon were decoys, and the real treasure lay in a water trap 36 feet below the pond’s.
Kanab was established in 1870, but it wasn’t until 1914 and the arrival of prospector Freddy Crystal that the tiny southern Utah town really made the map. Fresh from a trip to Mexico and armed with would-be directions, which centered primarily around the sandstone caves of nearby Johnson Canyon, to King Montezuma’s legendary Aztec gold.A friend of mine from Utah recently told me about a local legend about Aztec gold being buried in southern Utah. Although the story has received some media attention, I couldn't find any evidence of it being posted here. Apologies - I'm on mobile so writing a detailed description isn't in the cards, so I'll link to a couple articles.Was it the excitement of finding Montezuma’s gold or was it the curse of the Aztec warriors that ended his life? Six miles north of Kanab, on Highway 89, in a small lake, the restless spirits of Aztec warriors and 100,000 endangered snails wait for the next brave soul to learn its secrets. Russell W. Estlack is the author of four books and numerous articles on the American West. He can be.
But even he is susceptible to a good story. In his latest Canyon Commentary, Scott shares the wild tale of a search for Aztec gold along the Arizona Strip in the 1920's. It was such a frezy, the entire town of Kanab, Utah shut down for two years during the quest to find Montezuma's treasure.
Aztec Gold in Southern Utah; A treasure hunt for Aztec gold in Kanab, Utah, in the early 1920s. Money in the Coffin; After two trains are robbed in the same general area, Hardie is assigned to guard a shipment of gold and silver that is due to pass through the same area. Montezuma's Legendary Treasure; Legends of the hiding places of the gold of Aztec Emperor Montezuma. Famous Train Robberies.
In 1989, Brandt Child, a Kanab resident, bought the pond and surrounding area. He said he knew the clues in Johnson Canyon were decoys, and the real treasure lay in a water trap 36 feet below the pond’s waterline, indicated a symbol on the cliff above the cave. Multiple efforts to dive into the caves were ended after divers said they became disoriented and saw the ghosts of Aztec guardians.
They soon did their best to subjugate and enslave the Aztec people. And tales of vast gold fortunes they heard soon filled them with elation At first they had been made more than welcome by these ancient Aztecs. Who had initially believed them to be emissaries from the ancient gods. But before long the Aztecs realized that these Spaniards were mere mortals. Very intent on overpowering and.
KANAB — A new film festival is coming to Kanab this April, and organizers are seeking submissions. The “Kanab Film Fest” will run from April 11-13 and is coming to an area well-acquainted.
Gold Rush relics, ice-crusted glaciers and snow-covered mountains, the dramatic scenery of this drive will stay with you for a lifetime. Starting in Whitehorse, you’ll make your way into Alaska’s inland through wildlife-filled national parks, before heading down to the rugged coastline around Anchorage. Passing over the highest border crossing back into Canada, you’ll venture south along.
At Kanab, Utah, Wolter meets local journalist Lois D. Brown, identified as the author of Cursed Gold, but better known as a journalist on natural foods and an author of books on Mormon interest. Oh, and Cursed Gold is a self-published novel, not a history—not that America Unearthed tells you that. Wolter reviews the history of the Aztec gold.
Most People Don’t Know These 10 Treasures Are Hiding In Arizona. Growing up in Arizona, I think at some point we all heard about the famed Lost Dutchman’s Goldmine. The stories and potential fortunes just waiting to be discovered are enticing, as well as the hope for an easier life. Since we are all familiar with the story of the Lost Dutchman, today we’re going to look at some lesser.
Many believed that if Montezuma had hidden the gold, it would be far from where the Conquistadors were hunting. Then In 1914, a man named Freddie Crystal walked down Main Street in Kanab, Utah, clutching a treasure map. He claimed that his map revealed the hiding place of King Montezuma's fabled Aztec treasure. When the outsider inquired around town, obliging locals informed Freddie that his.
It wasn’t until the 1920s, when he found a series of sealed tunnels in nearby Johnson’s Canyon that people started believing him and joining his unsuccessful hunt for the gold. In 1989, Brandt Child, a Kanab resident, bought the pond and surrounding area. He said he knew the clues in Johnson Canyon were decoys, and the real treasure lay in.
Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 and Tuesday June 23, at 6:30 PM in the Council Chambers located in Kanab City Offices at 26 North 100 East Kanab Utah, the Kanab City Council will hold a public hearing to consider adopting operating. Read on. COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Latest Information. Kanab City is working in conjunction with Kane County to develop a website that.