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The Legend of Jesse James

The Legend of Jesse James

Travel Channel's Expedition Unknown delves into the myths and legends of Jesse James’ infamous gang and its lost gold bullion. 960 1280

  

Buzzard's Roost

Buzzard's Roost

In an attempt to recover some of Jesse James’ lost gold, host Josh Gates tries out some high-tech treasure hunting with Jamie Dodson outside Buzzard's Roost in Oklahoma. 960 1280

  

Mother's Grave

Mother's Grave

The grave of legendary American outlaw Jesse James' mother is right outside his childhood home. 960 1280

  

Popular Treasure-Hunting Location

Popular Treasure-Hunting Location

As the sun sets over Buzzard’s Roost, a popular treasure-hunting location, Josh believes the surrounding fields may hold the final clues to the location of Jesse James' lost treasure. 960 1280

  

Robbers Cave State Park

Robbers Cave State Park

Beautiful Robbers Cave served as a refuge for many famous outlaws, including Jesse James and Belle Starr. 960 1280

  

Horseshoe Carving

Horseshoe Carving

Josh and Bud Hardcastle find a carving of a horseshoe and an arrow on a rock in Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma. It’s possible that this symbol provides directions to Jesse James' lost treasure. 960 1280

  

Traveling Like Jesse James

Traveling Like Jesse James

Josh hops on a burro in an attempt to re-create the ride Jesse James and his gang went on through the forests of Springfield, MO, traveling more than 800 miles on burros strapped with gold. 960 1280

  

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

A look at Bryan Ivlow's collection of authentic 19th-century guns. These are the kinds of firearms Jesse James and his crew used at the height of their crime sprees. 960 1280

  

Smile for the Camera

Smile for the Camera

Josh poses with a group of cowboy re-enactors after testing a Jesse James gun myth. 960 1280

  

Meeting the Comanche Leader

Meeting the Comanche Leader

After traveling to the Comanche reservation, Josh speaks with tribal leader Samuel E.D. Vinney about Jesse James' interactions with the tribe. 960 1280

  

Authentic Drum Circle

Authentic Drum Circle

Upon Josh’s arrival, the Comanche reservation hosts an authentic drum circle. 960 1280

  

Josh Gates stands on the Lae runway in Papua New Guinea, the last location Amelia Earhart took off from before her disappearance while attempting to circumnavigate the world. 960 1280

  

Following new evidence of possible wreckage of Amelia Earhart's plane, Josh heads to the picturesque island of Fiji to search for more clues. 960 1280

  

While in Papua New Guinea to search for clues about what happened to Amelia Earhart, Josh utilizes his musical talents in a traditional dance with villagers from Vumalama. 960 1280

  

Josh takes a candid moment to thank the young men in the Asaro Mudmen tribe in Papua New Guinea for their hospitality while he searches for the wreckage of Amelia Earhart’s plane. 960 1280

  

Papua New Guinea was heavily involved in the Pacific theater in WWII and, as a result, has many remains of planes from those battles. 960 1280

  

Josh meets with John Grey, who recounts his memories from childhood of finding a skull under his home that may be connected to Amelia Earhart. 960 1280

  

The South Pacific island of Fiji has some of the most gorgeous vistas in the world, and Josh takes his viewers there to explore the theory of the final fate of Amelia Earhart. 960 1280

  

Josh crawls under John Grey's childhood home, where he hopes to find more bones that may provide answers to Amelia Earhart’s final fate. 960 1280

  

Josh meets with a local Fijian and gets a tour of a village that is the home of a man who may be in possession of Amelia Earhart's alleged remains. 960 1280

  

In order to get to a remote village on the island of Viti Levu in Fiji, Josh utilizes a bili-bili, a simple bamboo raft used by locals to traverse the islands. 960 1280

  

Josh is welcomed into the village on Viti Levu in Fiji after he presents the chief with kava. Josh is following a lead that one of the members of the tribe has information on the final fate of Amelia Earhart. 960 1280

  

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The Legend of Jesse James

The Legend of Jesse James

Travel Channel's Expedition Unknown delves into the myths and legends of Jesse James’ infamous gang and its lost gold bullion. 960 1280

  

Buzzard's Roost

Buzzard's Roost

In an attempt to recover some of Jesse James’ lost gold, host Josh Gates tries out some high-tech treasure hunting with Jamie Dodson outside Buzzard's Roost in Oklahoma. 960 1280

  

Mother's Grave

Mother's Grave

The grave of legendary American outlaw Jesse James' mother is right outside his childhood home. 960 1280

  

Popular Treasure-Hunting Location

Popular Treasure-Hunting Location

As the sun sets over Buzzard’s Roost, a popular treasure-hunting location, Josh believes the surrounding fields may hold the final clues to the location of Jesse James' lost treasure. 960 1280

  

Robbers Cave State Park

Robbers Cave State Park

Beautiful Robbers Cave served as a refuge for many famous outlaws, including Jesse James and Belle Starr. 960 1280

  

Horseshoe Carving

Horseshoe Carving

Josh and Bud Hardcastle find a carving of a horseshoe and an arrow on a rock in Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma. It’s possible that this symbol provides directions to Jesse James' lost treasure. 960 1280

  

Traveling Like Jesse James

Traveling Like Jesse James

Josh hops on a burro in an attempt to re-create the ride Jesse James and his gang went on through the forests of Springfield, MO, traveling more than 800 miles on burros strapped with gold. 960 1280

  

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

Authentic 19th-Century Guns

A look at Bryan Ivlow's collection of authentic 19th-century guns. These are the kinds of firearms Jesse James and his crew used at the height of their crime sprees. 960 1280

  

Smile for the Camera

Smile for the Camera

Josh poses with a group of cowboy re-enactors after testing a Jesse James gun myth. 960 1280

  

Meeting the Comanche Leader

Meeting the Comanche Leader

After traveling to the Comanche reservation, Josh speaks with tribal leader Samuel E.D. Vinney about Jesse James' interactions with the tribe. 960 1280

  

Authentic Drum Circle

Authentic Drum Circle

Upon Josh’s arrival, the Comanche reservation hosts an authentic drum circle. 960 1280

  

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