in the search for pirate treasure, military items, lost towns, and mining treasures at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Auburn Public Library as she shares from her book “Lost Loot: Ghostly New England Treasure Tales.”

Hughes’ book includes stories on abandoned and lost towns, ghostly treasure, buried mines, and Native American legends. Journey through New England and learn about the lost pirate riches of Captain Kidd, Blackbeard, Edward Low, and other dastardly buccaneers. Consider hidden treasures in the Appalachian, Longfellow, White, and Green mountains. Read further to unmask the mystery, intrigue, treasure, and ghosts of northern New England.

Hughes currently is the RSU 3 Adult and Community education director, and has lived in New England her entire life. Now living in rural Maine, she enjoys the spirit of the entire region, outdoors on the extensive islands and tremendous mountains. For more treasure hunting tips, go to

The library is at 49 Spring Street. For more information, call 207-333-6640 ext. 4.

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