E3 the secret a treasure hunt by byron preiss finding. Through the end of 2019, only three of the 12 boxes have been found. Theres a group of devoted fans of the legacy of the secret key, the mystery treasure hunt from byron preiss book, the secret. The secret a treasure hunt boston map home facebook.
The 1982 treasure hunt book, the secret, has clues to 12 hidden gems. A treasure hunt, displays clues such as the outlines of a map on the forehead of the mask that suggest charleston as a location for a buried vase. Expedition unknowns josh gates unlocks another find in. The krupat family with boston jewel of the secret treasure hunt photo. In 1982, childrens book author byron preiss published the secret, about a mythical treasure and its guardiansmagical creatures hidden from human view. The treasure krupat sought was the work of a new york publisher named byron preiss, who in 1982 released a book titled the secret no relation to. Welcome to the third episode for the secret a treasure hunt by byron preiss. A treasure hunt, boston, massachusetts, the secret. In a plotline from national treasure come to life, a local sleuth followed clues to hidden treasure under home plate at a ball field in bostons north end. Did a white point garden dig find charlestons secret. Irish, clevelands greeks and now, the italians in bostons north end. Preiss buried a dozen treasure boxes in 12 parks across america, then he unleashed the book full of clues to help lead you to the boxes. Clues for where the treasures were buried are provided in a puzzle book. The proposed solution for this casque is given on the image 11 verse 3 solution page.
The book was inspired by the success of masquerade, written and illustrated by kit williams and published in england in august 1979, but the secret never led to the. Boston part of a 40yearold mystery has been solved by a family in boston. In this episode we explore the mystery behind the secret a treasure hunt. The proposed solution for this casque is given on the image. The book set off a hunt for 12 ceramic casques hidden in 12 north. A book that has clues to buried treasure hidden in various locations. The globe reports that the krupat family made this incredible find after solving a puzzle from a 1982 book called the secret, which used a series. Someone found actual buried treasure in the north end. Expedition unknown finds buried treasure from the secret. James renner is on a quest to discover the others, and he invites you to join the hunt.
The tale of the fair people and the mystery of their treasure. A treasure hunt was originally published in 1982 by byron preiss during a trend of armchair treasure hunts. The secret is a book that when put together correctly, reveals a treasure map if you will that can lead you to a. Once i heard about the treasure, he said, i kind of became a little obsessed about it. Were creating a hopefully official site for all things the secret. This book was written by a man who used colorful prose, riddles, and poetic clues to steer amateur treasure hunters to 12 plexiglas. For 37 years, a hidden treasure lay buried in boston as thousands pondered the riddle that would lead to its location. The treasure krupat sought was the work of a new york publisher named byron preiss, who in 1982 released a book titled the secret no relation to the popular selfhelp book with the same title. In wednesdays episode of expedition unknown, josh gates will interview a boston family who located buried treasure from the 1982 book the secret.
Mystery of buried urns riddled with trouble for charleston. Hidden treasure, a familys quest, and the secret the boston globe. Twelve treasure boxes were buried at secret locations in the united states and canada. The secret by byron preiss the secret a treasure hunt. Josh gates exclusive interview on finding the secret. The quest to find 12 hidden treasures from a 1982 treasure. See more ideas about the secret treasure hunt, the secret book and the secret. Josh gates, host and coexecutive producer of expedition. Hidden treasure, a familys quest, and the secret the. A treasure hunt to pull together all information and give a platform for people to equally share their thoughts about the treasure locations. Local lore suggests that surveyors used it as the epicenter of boston, but math and history nerds think otherwise.
Discoverys expedition unknown finds buried treasure from. This image is thought to be linked to verse 3 and the location is thought to be boston, massachusetts. Unknown on the discovery channel, says it all started in 1982 with a book called the secret by byron preiss. Jason krupat solved a puzzle from a 1982 book called the secret.
The secret book described twelve locations in cities around the country. Cover of 1982 book the secret the secret is a treasure hunt started by byron preiss in 1982. The secret is a treasure hunt started by byron preiss in 1982. Secrets of boston 11 secret places you didnt know about. The secret treasure found in boston josh gates teams up with puzzle and game designer, jason krupat, to solve the boston verse section of the secret. This is the image for august and the immigration reference is to italy. Josh stands with the original painting of the secret book cover with the krupat.116 457 30 1592 496 202 152 398 229 1241 1579 505 1336 845 89 631 1680 164 1326 1080 105 756 685 1409 57 1104 1494 1004 1482 555 615 1340 795 751 870 324 194 494 897 1233 1353 59 1220