Legend Says Steamboat Sank in Missouri Carrying Gold, Coins Found
It's been said that where there is smoke, you'll most of the time find fire. The same can be said of legends. Even among the tallest tales, there is often some truth behind it all. That's the case with a steamboat that sank in Missouri which was said to be carrying tons of gold. The truth is that there have been gold coins found near where it sank near Mound City, Missouri.