Buried Treasures of New England

W.C. Jameson (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874834857

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This book contains more than thirty stories from New England and the Northeast about hidden riches, forgotten war loot, and sunken ship treasures. Marie Antoinette's $1 million necklace lies in the cold waters of the Pennichuck Brook just a few miles from downtown Nashua, New Hampshire. A steamboat, possibly the country's first one, still remains deep in Lake Morey near Fairlee, Vermont. A young woman discovers her great-grandfather's lost money in the chimney of his mysterious Massachusetts mansion. But was there more hidden in the bricks? From Revolutionary War and Civil War tales to a legend about a missing silver church bell, this lore, grown out of true accounts and actual histories, has propelled New England into one of the most fascinating regions for lost treasure.

Reading Level
Lexile
NC1280L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Y
ATOS
9.9
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
History Legends & Myths People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade
Subject
Language Arts Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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