The following items were salvaged to preserve the history of the R/V Arctic Discoverer and the Ship of Gold expedition. Some of these items are going to be placed in the Jacquot & Son Mining Museum here in Western North Carolina. This museum will feature the Arctic Discoverer and the Ship of Gold expedition. Trinitite, the mineral created from the world's first atomic bomb, and other items of historical interest in the USA. The museum will also have a section devoted to gems, minerals and fossils from the United States.

The discovery of the S.S. Central America and the artifacts and gold recovered is considered by many to be the greatest treasure ever found in American history.

Until the museum is opened, you can enjoy these items here at our online museum. If you see something you like, there may be one like it for sale in the store.

All items were collected by Jacquot & Son Mining L.L.C.


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