Unsolved Michigan Mystery – Did Confederate Gold End Up in Muskegon?
The story persists.
In the mid 1890s, a boxcar full of gold, taken from Confederate President Jefferson Davis, who was on the run when captured by the Michigan 4th Cavalry, ended up being rolled off a barge into Lake Michigan. I've written about it here before, but the gold has never been found, although there are ongoing efforts. Is it true? How did Confederate gold get to Michigan? Where are the guys from "The Curse of Oak Island"? (Especially the narrator, so he can ask all these questions)
According to MLive.com, two Michiganders, Kevin Dykstra and Brad Richards, think they know how the gold may have found it's way to Muskegon. And the keys are some extra mules, a railroad and Hackley Park.
Seriously - Hello? History Channel?
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