Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Treasure of Punta de Llano

Stories of buried treasure have captivated people throughout the ages. Texas has an ample number of these legends, from lost silver mines on the San Saba to treasure buried by pirates near Houston, or by John Singer on Padre Island. Many people have searched for these treasures, but so far none have been found - at least not yet. The little town of Oakland, Texas, has its own unique and fascinating legend of buried gold. They call it the Treasure of Punta de Llano, Spanish for Prairie Point, the original name of Oakland. Immerse yourself in this legend — it is a fascinating story even if you never hoist a shovel and go digging! 

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