Miami Facts: Treasure Hunters

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If you’re spending time on Miami’s beautiful beaches, you’ve most likely witnessed a few serious treasure hunters combing the sands. Well, turns out that they might not be that crazy after all.

Actually, historically, Miami was a popular place for pirates to visit and bury their treasure. Famous pirates such as Gasparilla, Blackbeard and Lafitte were regular visitors and caches of gold, silver and treasure have been uncovered on and off land in the Miami area.

So thinking of buying a metal detector and scuba gear to conduct your own treasure hunt? We won’t judge.

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