Benjamin Franklin Gates descends from a family of treasure-seekers who've all hunted for the same thing: a war chest hidden by the Founding Fathers after the Revolutionary War. Ben's close to discovering its whereabouts, as is his competition, but the FBI is also hip to the hunt.
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When Gates is purchasing a replica Declaration of Independence in the gift shop, on the counter next to the register is a stack of books for sale. The book is "The Secret Architecture of our Nation's Capital" by David Ovason and is about the Masons and the building of Washington DC. Ovason also wrote "Secret Symbols of the Dollar Bill", and US currency is used as one of the clues in the film. Read More