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Death Valley Scotty’s gold hideaway: The legend of the self-proclaimed gold prospector, Walter E. Scott – by Angelica Zagorski (CIM Magazine – November 16, 2021) Deep in the Grapevine Mountains in Death Valley National Park, California, a Spanish colonial-style villa stands as a landmark to Death Valley Scotty. Walter E. Scott, better known as Scotty, was a conman and a self-pronounced wealthy gold prospector, whose legend comes from his tales of owning a secret gold mine in the Death …

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