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by Gregory E. Davis
Sun Jun 20, 2004 12:07 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The two soldiers gold
Replies: 22
Views: 13090

Peter; The three persons that had to be at the Silver King Mine and Pinal City at the same time were, Fraser, Mason, and Bowen. This would have to have been between March and October l883 give or take a couple of months. Jack San Felice is credited with haveing put this item of research together. Co...
by Gregory E. Davis
Sat Jun 19, 2004 11:56 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The two soldiers gold
Replies: 22
Views: 13090

Dr. Tom Glover did considerable research pertaining to the Lost Soldier story. He actually located the descendents of the Mason family in California. (all of which are inlaw relationship). Unfortunally he was one generation to late by about 3 years from being able to interview the grandmother who kn...
by Gregory E. Davis
Sun May 23, 2004 3:53 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Double Take
Replies: 2
Views: 2630

Zentull; The record you speak of was put out by David and Dennis Hage in 1984. During the late 70's and early 80's there was a treasure hunting fad going around the country where one would buy into the game, get clues, and try to figure out where the game treasure was buried. I believe the first one...
by Gregory E. Davis
Sun May 23, 2004 3:09 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Afternoon Sun
Replies: 48
Views: 26597

Tom; Thank you for your suggestions regarding the format of the Journal chapters and stories. I have made copies of those items you proposed and will send them to both Jack Carlson and Lanna Mesenbrink,(Journal Editors), for possible inclusion into its format. Thank you, Greg Davis
by Gregory E. Davis
Sun May 23, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Fish Map
Replies: 13
Views: 17005

Joe: Thank you for your kind words. I also agree with the other post writers that Chuck's letters should make interesting reading for the forum members. Cordially, Greg Davis
by Gregory E. Davis
Fri May 07, 2004 9:52 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Origin of Waltz in Mexico Story
Replies: 10
Views: 6784

Joe Ribaudo; Please drop me an Email regarding this Saturday. [email protected] Thank you Greg Davis
by Gregory E. Davis
Mon May 03, 2004 9:44 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Bicknell Missing
Replies: 4
Views: 3754

Peter; Thank you for catching the incorrect birth date of Bicknell. I see my dyslexia is showing. The correct date of birth for Bicknell shoud be l836. Not l863. Maybe you can tackle the project in the future as time allows. Take Care Greg
by Gregory E. Davis
Mon May 03, 2004 1:12 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Bicknell Missing
Replies: 4
Views: 3754

Tom Kollenborn wrote a good article pertaining to Bicknell in the Apache Junction News; August 11, 2003. Page A-4, Col 3-6. Pierpoint Constable Bicknell was born in Syracuse New York around l863. He arrived in the Arizona Territory about l870. He passed away on March 31, l904 in Prescott, Arizona. B...
by Gregory E. Davis
Sat May 01, 2004 5:55 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Origin of Waltz in Mexico Story
Replies: 10
Views: 6784

Origin of Waltz in Mexico Story

Gentleman; I do not recall which post it was in but someone was recently inquiring about the origin of the story pertaining to Waltz and Wiser meeting Peralta in Mexico. May I suggest for those who want a STARTING PLACE to research this story try the following newspaper article. Arizona Silver Belt ...
by Gregory E. Davis
Fri Apr 23, 2004 9:52 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Fish Map
Replies: 13
Views: 17005

Joe; "Opps" I forgot to list my phone number on the last post. It's (480) 820-8112. Greg
by Gregory E. Davis
Fri Apr 23, 2004 9:50 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Fish Map
Replies: 13
Views: 17005

Joe Rilbaudo: If you will call me tomorrow morning (Saturday, April 24th.) around 9:30 A.M. we can set up a time and place to meet and compare notes. Cordially, Gregory E. Davis
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Apr 22, 2004 7:34 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Fish Map
Replies: 13
Views: 17005

The Fish Map

Gentlemen, I have read with much interest the numerous recent discussions and speculations regarding the origins of Linda Peralta's copy of the so called "Fish Treasure Map" on the Lost Dutchman Goldmine Forum. This was the recent topic called "El Cerrotero de los Minas Oro Apacho." The "Fish Treasu...
by Gregory E. Davis
Mon Apr 19, 2004 8:23 pm
Forum: Superstition Mountain Journal
Topic: Comments regarding the Superstition Mountain Journal
Replies: 33
Views: 42432

The Superstition Mountain Journal Vol. 20, for 2002 has been delivered to the museum and will be mailed out shortly. It should be available at the museum gift shop in about a week or shortly after the journals have been mailed out to the society members.
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Apr 08, 2004 1:56 pm
Forum: Superstition Mountain Journal
Topic: Comments regarding the Superstition Mountain Journal
Replies: 33
Views: 42432

Gentlemem: A quick and short insight into the 2002 SMHS Journal which should be out in about 2 weeks. This issue will contain a cumulative index for Vol. 11 through l9. For those persons who are interested in the Ruth Killing, this issue will show a picture of the other side of the skull which to da...
by Gregory E. Davis
Wed Apr 07, 2004 8:03 pm
Forum: Superstition Mountain Journal
Topic: Comments regarding the Superstition Mountain Journal
Replies: 33
Views: 42432

Gentlemen: Lanna just dropped the Journal off at the printers. If all goes well it should be done and ready for mailing within two weeks. We will start assembling the next journal in about three week. Cordially, Gregory E. Davis
by Gregory E. Davis
Wed Mar 24, 2004 2:33 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: turtles
Replies: 53
Views: 29222

For Bill711. Bill, thank you for the compliment however I am NOT a "Dr." nor do I hold such a title either in the academic or medical fields. Therefor, I respectfully request that you refrain from attaching it to my name. Now to the subject at hand. The name of the man was Bo J. Whiteside. He was bo...
by Gregory E. Davis
Tue Mar 23, 2004 9:11 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: turtles
Replies: 53
Views: 29222

For Bill711: Dear Bill. You mentioned that your are related to a Whiteside from Pinal. I am going out on a limb and make the assumption that you are referring to "Bo Whitesides". Bo was a veteran legislator in Arizona and held a number of positions in county and state politics, his last being Legisa...
by Gregory E. Davis
Sun Mar 14, 2004 1:42 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Frank Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 4349

PS: For those interested in futher stories about Frank Fish, you will find an article about him, his museum in Corona Del Mar, California, and some of his treasure hunting adventures in a magazine Titled: Men in Adventure. It's Vol. 1, No. 2, July l959. Article is titled; Meet Mr. Buried Treasure! b...
by Gregory E. Davis
Sun Mar 14, 2004 1:26 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Frank Fish
Replies: 5
Views: 4349

Joe Ribaudo: You speak of your Uncle Chuck as being in partnership with Erie Schaefer regarding their combined mining claims on top of Black Top Mesa. Was you Uncle part of the syndicate put together by John Burbridge in circa l967 titled; "Legend of Adventure"; members consisting of: John and Rue B...
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Mar 11, 2004 6:14 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Need help on Lake Erie
Replies: 7
Views: 5847

Knum: If you want you can go ahead and email me the information and I whill get back to you. My email address is [email protected] Cordially, Greg Davis
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Mar 11, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Salt River Gold
Replies: 5
Views: 4289

Aurum: Unfortunally I do not have copies of the arrastra pictures in Canyon Lake behind Mormon Flat Dam that Al Reser took when it was drained for maintance. When Al allowed me to copy his material, much of it was in disarray. The only photo I found of that area and copied was one taken of an empty ...
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Mar 11, 2004 10:35 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: George Harbin
Replies: 2
Views: 2553

Rochha; Jack San Felice wrote that article on George Habin for the Lost Dutchman Days 2004 events brochure. You may contact Jack for futher information about George Habin at Jacks web address: [email protected].com Jack is a member of the Superstition Mountain Historical Society and good friend of min...
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Mar 11, 2004 7:58 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: To Greg Davis
Replies: 1
Views: 1909

Wiz: I am always glad to receive visitors, answer phone calls, and help people who have questions pertaining to our area of interest or other topics. Remember thought, my primary focus is to Collect, Acccumulate, Protect, and Organize everything and anything I can find regarding the History and Folk...
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Mar 11, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Tordis Mountain
Replies: 17
Views: 9917

Just for fun; Next time any of your are driving East bound on the Superstition Freeway toward Apache Junction, look out on the horizon between Silly Mountain and toward the South East end of Superstition Mountain (The main mountain), about where Gold Canyon is located. If you use your imagination yo...
by Gregory E. Davis
Thu Mar 11, 2004 12:19 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: bra salesman
Replies: 33
Views: 15591

If you are really interested in the details of Henry Bruderlin, I would suggest you contact Clay Worst in Apache Junction. He knew Henry very well, espectially during the period Henry was working in the mountains. They became good friends over the course of time and have kept in contact with each ot...