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CONFEDERATE GOLD TREASURE MAY BE IN LAKE MICHIGAN - Could there be roots to one of the Civil War’s most enduring mysteries in Muskegon, Michigan? That’s what two local treasure hunters strongly believe and they have four years of research that they feel proves it. Kevin Dykstra and Frederick J. Monroe were diving in northern Lake Michigan in 2011 and found the remains of a shipwreck, they believe, could be Le Griffon, which sank in 1679. The funny thing is, the pair weren’t searching for shipwrecks at the time of their 2011 find. They were searching for a much bigger treasures— lost Confederate gold from the Civil War.