“The Superstitions” Is It Bad Luck or Just Superstition, Sightseekers Welcome

                    The Superstition Mountain Range Commonly Called “The Superstitions”

Apache Junction Arizona, just East of Phoenix

story by Serafini Amelia

photo credit by Diana Serafini

Modern Times

You don’t have to believe in superstition, to know that the Superstition Mountains holds many dark secrets. Since the turn of the century, modern explores have sought the treasure of ” The Superstitions.”, an Indigenous treasure, gold, found by One seeker, Mr Jacob Waltz, known as the “Lost Dutchman,” uncovered a secret gold mine, but he shrouded its location from the world.

Adventure Travel with a dark history

After Waltz’s death, seeking his lost mine has become a modern obsession.  Unfortunately, some treasure seekers met unfortunate endings.

The following photos credited to Diana Serafini

Folklore, Legend, and Superstition. Visit “The Superstitions” and discover its’ rich history.

Nature, Museum Art & Artifacts 


About the Superstition Mountains, A Dark Past

Quoted from  Tom Kollenborn Chronicles, “Tom Kollenborn is a noted author and historian of the Superstition Wilderness. He is also one of the leading experts on the Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine legend and has written numerous articles and books about the Apache Trail and related history. Tom shares his experience with the public every week in the Apache Junction News with a publication called the “Kollenborn Chronicles.” This website is made possible because of Mr. Kollenborn’s extensive research and dedication of preserving the history of the Superstition Wilderness and the historic Apache Trail of Arizona.” 

For more information about the history of  ” The Superstitions” go the the, Tom Kollenborn Chronicles.

Link  http://superstitionmountaintomkollenborn.blogspot.com/2012/11/murder-in-superstitions.html

Superstition Mountain Museum 

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Telephone  (480) 983-4888


4087 N. Apache Trail
Highway 88
Apache Junction, Arizona 85119

Museum Hours

Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Please note that admission prices for special events are subject to change.

Adults $5.00
Seniors $4.00 (55 and over)
Children 17 and under “FREE” with paid adult
Museum Members Free ….Join Today

For the love of history and adventure, take a journey, explore the history and mystery that have have captivated so many before…



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