Look at how many rock monuments are on this hilltop
These symbols can be found in the high mountains of Utah. If you do your research, these symbols will take you to the cache site
This is how the team found this abandoned house.
These carving can be found in Utah. What do they mean? The TIA team has a theory that it could be a map of the mountain tops in the area
Roy out doing what he likes, hunting and being outdoors
Antonio is a very hard worker but when it's break time, he can sleep anywhere within a few minutes
Timothy and his son Trae Draper
This was found in an area that we have found old Spanish activity. The rock is deep in the ground and no signs of modern heavy equipment to move it
Timothy Draper was explaining how the Spanish used this arrastra to extract silver from the ore
Antonio Mendez is TIA's excavator/digger. His 20+ years of experience is very helpful when it comes to treasure hunting
Tim & LeeAnn have been out on many adventures throughout the years
After a long day of treasure hunting and researching, the team made dinner and told some great stories
The team enjoys sitting around basecamp after a long day of treasure hunting
Checkout this petroglyphs. Aliens? Some think it may be that. What do you think?
TIA was researching in the field hunting for the Lost Dutchman's Mine in Arizona
After hard work and persistence a Spanish sword was found with a metal detector
These symbols are some of the oldest the TIA team has seen yet. The Ponderosa Tree was dated around 500 years old
Treasures in America's always on the lookout for sources of gold and silver
This artifact was found in Mexico and could be over 1000 years old. Some locals came it belongs to the powerful Mixtec culture
Got to get your TIA Swag!
This is all that's left of the famous outlaw hideout. This was filmed during our TV appearance on the Travel Channel
This smelter is under investigation by TIA to uncover who built it and what they were mining
This pic was taken while the TIA team was filming the Legend of... with Chris Jericho for the Travel Channel
This was our base camp for 4 days in the high Unita Mountains
Shaun was repelling down this canyon wall in the Canyonlands area of Utah
TIA uses all kinds of modern day technology in the field. You have to stay connected in order to research correctly
Shaun was setting up to repel more than 85 feet deep air shaft
It's still a debate on who and when these panel was created. One thing's for sure, it's old and a great place to visit
This rock formation was found in the Pine Valley Mountains. What do you think it is? Natural or manmade?
You have to attend Treasures in America's meetings to learn more on the do's and don'ts.
TIA is big on protecting and investigating anything ancient. Please be careful while visiting these areas
This artifact was shown to Antonio Mendez and Timothy Draper. It goes to show that the story they were told about a lost hidden city in Mexico might very well be true
A great site in Southern Utah with many pertoglyphs in the Bloomington area
Todd is gold panning to see if he can find a source of gold in Southern Utah
To be a treasure hunter, you need the right gear to be successful
LeeAnn loves to get out outdoors to get away from the everyday life
This is an amazing site to visit. These rock marking still have Utah talking about that they say and who made them
Antonio enjoys being outdoors and researching historical sites
Timothy Draper has always been interested in dinosaurs. He had to find these when he heard they were out in Southern Utah
Roy loves going outdoors and isn't afraid of exploring anything historical.
A breakfast meeting while discussing the discovery of this artifact
Shaun & Antonio stopped to take a picture at the old mine. This one is starting to become dangerous to explore
TIA really enjoys exploring old town sites and when you find objects inside, it makes it even better
The team is still investigating this rock wall. It was found deep in the mountains where only clues of Spanish mining activity has been found
Todd has been treasure hunting over 30 years and he will never stop until he can't venture into the wild any longer
If you know where to look and what to look for, you can still find Spanish carvings in Utah
Two men from different backgrounds on an adventure to find Butch Cassidy's gold
These two have been friends for many years and Steve has past on many of his treasure hunting expertise down to to Tim
Shaun always has his climbing gear nearby, just in case he needs it
Shaun and Tim headed out to find and investigate the new found grave sites of the Mountain Meadows Massacre Site
Antonio was asked to be interviewed so they can can ask him what drives him to treasure hunt
If you know where you're going and ready for an adventure you may just come across this cave full of petroglyphs
Shaun found this cliff dwelling in Arizona while hunting for the Lost Dutchman's mine in the Superstition Mountains
Many rock monuments have been found in Utah. Who built them and what do they mean?
Tim is holding a Spanish Sword that was found in the high mountains of Utah
Here's a picture of Jada, Mesa, and Trae Draper while out with their dad, Timothy Draper exploring this old smelter
Shaun gets an itch to go outdoors and when he does, be prepared to have some fun!
Even though you may not find LeeAnn outdoors by herself very often, you'll see her with the team while they research and explore
TIA has had hundreds of trips throughout the years. It's always hard to get group pictures because everyone is always out exploring
If one was around, you could get some really good stories and information while the TIA team talks about history and discoveries
The team is still researching this site and we plan on putting a video together of our investigation. Stay Tuned!
The filming crew hired by the producer for the Travel Channel episode stopped to pose for this picture
Monuments like this are great to find because the team can get a date and a direction of the treasure hidden
Here's a side view of the artifact found in Arizona
While out in the field the team is always trying to guess based on clues which way we should go
This .50 cal was quite the gun to show.
Shaun & Antonio are a team and whenever the team needs some caving done, their the guys to explore
Roy has the knowledge and knowhow to take the team deep into a lake or anytype of water
You always have to stop and take a break during a long day of exploring. We traveled over 110 miles on Lake Powell in a boat on this date
Todd stopped to check the map. This needed to be done due to the team venturing over 100+ miles in the middle of know where
Along the old Spanish Trail you can find this panel. Old timers claim that the local Indians killed a small group of Spanish. This panel tells the story
This isn't a bad day to see this many artifacts in one picture
Roy Johnson took a large group to the natural bridge found deep in Lake Powell
You need to be on the lookout when you come across something like this.
Sometimes Treasures in America's team works along with many others at some sites. When you get these many people together with experience, you can get a lot done
After many years of investigating, the team was able to find many clues to the lost silver cache in Southern Utah. This Spanish smelter was a big break
LeeAnn found a petroglyph panel along a dry river bed in Southern Utah
The team found an old abandoned homestead in Nevada. This is how it looked when the team arrived
The Treasures in America's team exploring the petroglyph site of Southern Utah
This picture was taken while Timothy Draper was filmed for a paranormal investigation by the Spirit Stories Team
While Tim was out on one of hes investigation he stumbled onto a carving in the tree with the date 1873
The team followed this cave all the way to the end.
Don't let this slip by while out exploring. This tree points a way to a canyon where the team made a discovery
Shaun is getting ready to make a big climb in the desert of Utah
Shaun visited Kymits headquarters in Salt Lake City Utah to attend a meeting for outdoor gear
This picture was taken on the Westside of Zions National Park
This smelter was used a lot and you can tell by the inside of the smelter itself.
The team after several hours of research was able to determine that the strange rock formation wasn't real.
The three took a picture after 3 long days of filming for the Travel Channel
This is a picture of the team researching an old Spanish site that has many symbols carved in rocks
Antonio stopped to think about the clues that he found and where he thinks he should go next
Todd takes a moment for a picture during the filming of the TV Show The Legend of... with Chris Jericho
You got to fun at while you're out in the wilderness.
Shaun was interviewed for a Motivate Me podcast. He was asked questions about what inspires him
In this area over 100 rock monuments can be found within 6 miles
These sites need to be protected and if you happen to visit one, stay of the symbols and don't touch them, chaulk them... Leave them as they are
LeeAnn loves coyote hunting and the adventure that comes with it
Tim found this mine while out exploring the vast wilderness of the Pine Valley Mountains
We had to go explore Canyon Lake while we were in the area. Timothy Draper is pointing out a cave opening to Shaun Fotheringham
Shaun and his boy (Bryce) exploring the old movie set on a TIA's Father's and Son's trip
Antonio is setting up to do some digging.
You gotta feel some speed now and then and these types of UVTs are just the thing to get out there quickly
Metal Detectors are a big tool to use in the field to find lost artifacts
These rock carvings can be found in Southern Utah close to the old Spanish Trail.
LeeAnn and Trae Draper in Silver City exploring this old Ghost Town
Antonio Mendez exploring the mining area of Nevada looking for lost history
Timothy Draper has learned how to shoot guns since he was 7 years old. Here he is hunting for coyotes in the MInersville are of Utah
You can always find Todd out in the field doing what he does best
This was one of Shawn's first big discoveries he made with the team. He climbed a huge mountain off trail to find this
Once the team got to Arizona they took a drive to scout out the are before the hike the next day
Todd found this site and after some research he found that this carving was Spanish
Timothy Draper & Antonio Mendez exploring the Lost Dutchman Mine area of the Superstition Mountains in Arizona
LeeAnn out exploring and scouting the area looking for anything not natural
TIA has investigated the Castle Gate Robbery treasure left by the Wild Butch
The local News interviewed Timothy Draper about the Mountain Meadows Massacre site and its history
During the filming for the Travel Channel the team needed to bring out two UTVs to get the crew out to the area
The team is investigating the smelter to gather data for our research
These symbols can be found in the Uinta Mountains of Utah
Ancient petroglyphs can be found all over the West
At Parawon Gap in Utah you can find an old Spanish cross and skull near the petroglyphs
Shaun Fotheringham climbing down to explore the old mine shaft
Roy Johnsons and Timothy Draper's family together on the lake to have a good time
Near the town of Filmore one can find many rock monuments that stretch for miles.
LeeAnn Draper started researching the site as some as the team was contacted by a local News channel.
Shaun is always ready for an adventure to areas of unknown.
This is a photo of Butch Cassidy's name written
Shaun doing his thing and exploring a hard to reach area
Shaun & Tim ventured out to Kanab to explore the old movie set that was used for the TV Show Gunsmoke
This artifact came was found and dated to be over 400 years old
Roy join the Treasures in America's team on the back end because he loves to be apart of an adventure
Exploring an Old Mine
You never know what you'll find when you keep your eyes out while exploring
In order to find your treasure you need to find your adventure
Timothy Draper using a field scope to spot rock monuments in the distance