During the Civil War Julius Benjamin owned a farm about 1 mile north of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. He buried a large quantity of gold and silver coins somewhere on the property during the conflict. He was killed and his family never found his cache.
Blackbeard’s Treasure at Bluff Point
The infamous pirate Blackbeard is said to have buried a cache of treasure on Bluff Point and at several other locations along Pamlico Sound in North Carolina.