W. C. Jameson (Author)
A cedar chest that had been packed with gold coins robbed from a bank just south of
, in 1860, was recovered 50 years later by a fishing guide in King's Mill Pond. Only a handful of coins were left in the chest, which had mostly rotted away. Is the rest settled beneath the silt of the pond today? The Lexington, Kentucky Appalachian Mountains have witnessed untold fortunes gained and lost.