"Welcome to kiss myths and mysteries of your host kid chrome today. The superstition mountains first off the superstitions Are Not a mountain nor or they mountain range. They are a series of all candy. Coal Deras the immense cliffs pinnacles superstitions were formed for massive layers of while Canada Gash between fifteen and twenty five million years ago a number of monstrous volcanic eruptions occurred in the area of Arizona's which now lies just east of the town of Apache junction. Three of these huge volcanic features are what remain of super volcanoes else. During each event as a mold rock from the Earth's crust blasted the atmosphere. They created a series of cold eras Baynes of golder rumors summers to run through portions of the superstitions and dozens of people searching for that goal have never returned however between the nineteen sixties and seventies beneath the bones of six people were found with bullet holes through the skull. Other remains were found without their heads. The native Apache people full of the area had already long held this as a rather sinister sacred place. Even before white man came to settle the land. They believed leave. The entrance to the underworld itself lay somewhere among these peaks and the powerful spirits roam the landscape. There were also strange stories. As among the Apache of magnificent hidden caves Fulham Gold said to be vast treasures long buried within the mountains and protected by spirits. troll light beast called totems but even their thunder God himself according to these legends. This treasure was almost never seen by moralize. At least not by anyone who lived to tell about it but there are some tales of outsiders stumbling across these caves. One of the most prominent imminent such tales is a of a fluent mining family for Mexico. The Peralta 's although some versions of the stories say they were ranchers. The main thing is they supposedly accidentally found this ancient Apache treasure somewhere in the mountains but it was to spell their doom. According to the story the Apaches Patchy quickly descended upon the family to ruthlessly slaughter all of them but one left alive solely to tell the tale not to mess with the loss mind to anyone one would listen the Apache warriors who had massacre them are then said to have reburied entrance to this enormous trove of goal and to this today the area where this is believed to have happened has been labeled the massacre grounds and there are other places other names that denote this this grim history such as massacre falls the Peralta family would go on to be suspected of having left some evidence behind their discovery in the form. Warm of a series of odd stones mysteriously etched with codes pictograms crypt messages written out an imperfect Latin which are said to hold the key to finding the treasure which has been dubbed the Peralta Stones. These stones were allegedly written up by family shortly before the massacre left behind by Apaches who did not know their true meaning and so left them to rot away. In the sun they would be uncovered in the nineteen forties ladies but whether there is any truth to the story is anyone's guess in later years the story of the adventure Spanish Dr Abraham born born. who was at the time living? Among the natives of the region and studying their medical practices to this end he lived for years among their ranks. I learning their ways intending to their sick and wounded as a sort of reward for this generosity. He was apparently one day. Asked to put on blindfold after to which he was told he would be led to the mythical lost cavern. He was then led along harsh meandering route of an estimated twenty miles after which they remove the blindfold and he was met with the side of a pile of gold sparkling in the sun near the entrance he presumed to be the mind the Apaches. He's told him he could grab and take as much as she could carry which she did before he was led back out never knowing the precise location although he did mention a sharp peak of rock which is thought to. Ben Weavers needle a popular landmark in the area. There is so much history strean folklore surrounding the superstitions. Hundreds of books have been written about the area. There is even a Superstition Mountain Museum. The superstition Titian Mountains was produced here at night. Owl Sound Studio and brought to you by the Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library Creek Cabin getaway and I'll creek cabin dot com. Check it out. You can listen to hidden history every Tuesday and Thursday and kiss myths and mysteries every Monday Wednesday and Friday. I'm kid chrome. Thanks for listening.."