Some have died on the search. But many say it is because the area contains the tomb of the 13th-century warrior conqueror and imperial ruler Genghis Khan.
As recently as 2010 three people have died in search of it.
Superstition mountains deaths 2011. In January 2011 three sets of remains assumed to be those of the lost men were retrieved. Superstition Mountains prove dangerous for some hikers. They are anchored by Superstition Mountain a large mountain that is a popular recreation destination for residents of the Phoenix Arizona area.
Whats now referred to as the Peralta Massacre occurred sometime around 1848. 12 near the Superstition Mountains. Most of the gold they search for is in their minds according to Doc Rosecrans an old time prospector of the area now deceased.
The body of Eric Fernandes 23 was found on June 3rd by a hiker who along with some friends had taken it upon themselves to keep searching after authorities held back. Unfortunately for these two nothing was every found of them. According to legend Khans tomb was a vast necropolis hidden deep inside the mountains and the builders of the tomb were.
The mother of three lost her children on the eve of the holiday in 2011 when a small plane crashed into Superstition Mountain. These 159780 acres of wilderness continue to attract gold and treasure hunters. The Lost Dutchmans Gold Mine is according to legend a rich gold mine hidden in the southwestern United States.
All that remained was clothes and bones. Every Thanksgiving is a painful reminder for Karen Perry. – Its been a long three months for Rhiannon Heide and her family after her 25-year-old son Khayman Welch went missing on Aug.
1955 Charles Massey who was hunting with a 22 was found shot between the eyes by a heavy-caliber rifle bullet. The mine is named after German immigrant Jacob Waltz who purportedly discovered it in the 19th century and kept its location a secret. Lost Dutchmans Mine Searchers Deaths.
There was a note with the words indicating something was about 200 feet across from cave and Veni Vidi Vici I came I saw I conquered but no treasure map. The circumstances of their disappearance have yet to be revealed. Crypto Mundo Website Article.
Six people including three children are thought to have died in a Thanksgiving Day crash on Superstition Mountain Staff and agencies Thu 24 Nov 2011 0925 EST First published on Thu 24 Nov 2011. Three Men Missing in Arizona Treasure Hunt. A Mothers Worse Nightmare Children Killed In Plane Crash At Superstition Mountains By Mike Mitchell November 26 2011 – On Wednesday a twin-engine Rockwell 690A twin turboprop aircraft tail number N690SM had its fuel tanks topped off at its home base Safford Regional Airport SAD Safford Arizona.
The coroner ruled it an accidental death resulting from a ricochet. As George Johnston from the Superstition Mountains Museum suggests there are a great number of tragedies linked to the Superstition wilderness and the Prairie Ghosts website lists a large number of disappearances and deaths in the area surrounding the mountain and mine over the last century though some of those may be as legendary as the mine itself so take them with a grain of salt even if ie especially since a shocking number of them involve headless bodies and mysterious gunshots. And although in 1984 mining in wilderness areas were banned it hasnt stopped people from searching for this mysterious place.
Prospectors still wander the trails of the Superstition Wilderness Area in search of gold. In January 15 2011 Merworths remains were found a mile from the location his bones scattered by coyotes and other scavengers. It was here during what should have been a routine gold expedition that the family was allegedly ambushed and slain by Apaches.
The location is generally believed to be in the Superstition Mountains near Apache Junction east of Phoenix Arizona. Robert Bitton Age 71 of Apache Junction Arizona formerly of North Branch died suddenly on February 28th while hiking in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix. Adolph Ruth went to the Superstitions with an old Peralta map.
The body Cooper said was found in a crevice roughly 35 feet up a cliff face in the southern portion of the Superstition Mountains near the 4892-foot Tortilla Mountain. The Superstition Mountains Yavapai. Lights screams and shadows of Apache armies have been reported.
There have been many stories about how to find the mine and each year people search for the mine. People from the town below certain that only death and demons travel across Superstition Mountain at night. In December his skull was found with two holes in it.
For 800 years the Khentii Mountains in Mongolia have been off-limits to tourists and travelers. After the men went missing a hiker happened to discover the bodies of the three. His other remains were found in January.
On July 11 2010 Utah hikers Curtis Merworth Ardean Charles and Malcolm Meeks went missing in the Superstition Mountains while looking for the mine. Death attributed to suicide or sunstroke. Gillies and Logan drove her to Fish Creek Hill in the Superstition Mountains where she was thrown 40 feet off a cliff.
A Mexican family was allegedly slain by Apaches after searching the land for gold. The reason for this is largely unknown. The Peralta family was said to have discovered the famed Dutchmans gold mine within the cursed Superstition Mountains.
1953 Two California boys who were hiking on Superstition Mountain also vanished. She was alive for about 15 minutes while buried under the rocks. Wikchsawa is a range of mountains in Arizona located to the east of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Superstition Mountains in Lost Dutchman State Park outside of Phoenix Arizona Denver Post reported that his remains were found wedged in an inaccessible crevice Still even though his body was found his death remains a mystery. 24 2011 — Searchers struggled to recover the remains of six people including three children who died when their plane hit the crest of Arizonas Superstition Mountains at 200 mph.