Cannon Coin

Treasure hunter will win $1,000 in free gasoline

September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

Cannon Treasure Hunt starts September 20 Legend has it that back in the 1800s, a cannon was hidden in Cannon Township and has never been found to this day. That legend will be recreated in 2011. A custom coin with a cannon stamped on it has been specially designed and minted for the treasure hunt. The coin has been hidden somewhere in Cannon Township. The coin is no more [...]

Cannon treasure hunt for $1,000 to begin

September 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

More clues will be released this year   A thousand bucks is serious money, and this year’s treasure hunt organizers are serious about giving it away. Three clues a week will be offered instead of the two clues as in past years. Pictured are the Cannon Area Business Association members who organize the treasure hunt in Cannon Township worth $1,000 to the first to find [...]

Fun for the Family

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

The first week of clues lead to a family search for the Cannon Coin on Thursday, September 17. Hunting for the third year are Luke and Leslie LeDoux (center), joined by family members Bob and Lisa Zabavski (left) and Bob and Kathy Abplanalp (right), holding 14-month-old Zoe. Luke LeDoux said it took him three hours on his day off to track down the completed clues in [...]

The treasure hunt begins

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

For $1,000 in gas… Hunters, on your mark! The race to find the hand-crafted Cannon Coin is underway. This week the organizers of the annual Cannon Treasure Hunt present the public with the first two clues to lead to a prize of $1,000 in gas. Clue One: You may need Obi-Wan Kenobi too, ‘cause this year’s coin is sure hard to view. Clue Two: A knowledge of geometry [...]