Category: Fandango

To the Highest Point in Fandango

One of the first things noticed on page 44 of the Fandango puzzle book is the road sign.  From the top to the bottom of the page are wooden arrows showing town names with the number...

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Notes on the Fandango Treasure Hunt

The Golden Key of the Fandango treasure hunt remains to be found.  This key is valued at 10,000 dollars and is hidden somewhere on Mount Desert Island in Maine.  In order to find the...

Fandango and the Corner Stars

Knowing Fandango’s $10,000 dollar treasure is hidden somewhere on Mount Desert Island does not narrow the search down near enough to allow the Golden Key to be discovered.  However, it is believed the star-like...

The Fandango Treasure Hunt and Masquerade

Masquerade by Kit Williams was published in 1979 and is often considered the forerunner to armchair treasure hunts.  The book contained clues, both visual and verbal, which led to a buried treasure.  The treasure...

The Number Squares of Fandango

Included in the treasure hunt book of Fandango are two number squares and one square containing letters.  All are in a 4×4 grid.  They are on pages 11(letter square), 17, and 40. Using the...

The Words in Fandango’s Borders

One of the first items noticed in the Fandango treasure hunt book are the different red and blue colored letters in the border of the book’s images.  Each of the sixteen pictures (two with...

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Fandango: The Key to the Wind

UPDATED AUGUST 22nd, 2017: Hidden somewhere on Mount Desert Island, Maine, a treasure worth over $10,000 waits to be rewarded to a person who solves the master riddle of Fandango. The treasure hunt was...