The Dutchman: A Novel Based on the True Story of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine
By Mark Squires
Published: July 19, 2011.
When the old prospector Jacob Waltz and two mysterious partners discover “the richest gold mine in the world” in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, Apaches, greed, and murder accompany them. Based on four actual newspaper articles from 1884 to 1892, The Dutchman is based on the true story of the famed Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine during Arizona’s hostile 1880’s.