The Oak Island "Money Pit" I love reading about it and imagining  the possibilities.  Who, What, When, Why??? -Pam

The Money Pit of Oak Island

The Oak Island "Money Pit" I love reading about it and imagining the possibilities. Who, What, When, Why??? -Pam

Looking around, McGinnis observed that a number of oak trees surrounding the depression had been removed. In addition, McGinnis saw that a block and tackle hung from a severed tree limb directly over the shallow hole. Although some researchers refute the presence of the block and tackle, whatever he witnessed that day convinced him that the scene was worth investigating. McGinnis decided to leave the island to enlist the help of two friends, John Smith and Anthony Vaughan.

Looking around, McGinnis observed that a number of oak trees surrounding the depression had been removed. In addition, McGinnis saw that a block and tackle hung from a severed tree limb directly over the shallow hole. Although some researchers refute the presence of the block and tackle, whatever he witnessed that day convinced him that the scene was worth investigating. McGinnis decided to leave the island to enlist the help of two friends, John Smith and Anthony Vaughan.

Progress is fine, but it's gone on for too long.: The Treasure of Oak Island

Progress is fine, but it's gone on for too long.: The Treasure of Oak Island

OAK ISLAND | The UnMuseum - Oak Island Mystery | One can only wonder what would have happened if young Daniel McGinnis had chosen to go exploring somewhere else on that fateful day in the summer of 1795. ... But McGinnis did see the clearing and the depression and the tackle block. ... He did return later with two friends ... And together, with picks and shovels, they did start perhaps the most famous treasure hunt of modern times. ...

OAK ISLAND | The UnMuseum - Oak Island Mystery | One can only wonder what would have happened if young Daniel McGinnis had chosen to go exploring somewhere else on that fateful day in the summer of 1795. ... But McGinnis did see the clearing and the depression and the tackle block. ... He did return later with two friends ... And together, with picks and shovels, they did start perhaps the most famous treasure hunt of modern times. ...

The article that inspired Marty and Rick Lagina | Treasure Hunt: The Mystery of Oak Island • For 200 years, the promise of pirate’s payday buried deep in a pit off Nova Scotia’s coast has attracted schemers and dreamers from around the world. Every last one has gone home empty-handed. Is Oak Island cursed? | By David MacDonald: A Reader's Digest Classic, originally published 1965 • From The Rotarian (1965) | Read more at http://www.readersdigest.ca/features/drama-real-life/treasure-hunt

The article that inspired Marty and Rick Lagina | Treasure Hunt: The Mystery of Oak Island • For 200 years, the promise of pirate’s payday buried deep in a pit off Nova Scotia’s coast has attracted schemers and dreamers from around the world. Every last one has gone home empty-handed. Is Oak Island cursed? | By David MacDonald: A Reader's Digest Classic, originally published 1965 • From The Rotarian (1965) | Read more at http://www.readersdigest.ca/features/drama-real-life/treasure-hunt

Oak Island Money Pit Solved | Oak Island, The World's Costliest Treasure Hunt Mahone Bay, NS Canada

Oak Island Money Pit Solved | Oak Island, The World's Costliest Treasure Hunt Mahone Bay, NS Canada

‘The Curse of Oak Island’ Treasure Hunt Continues [Mild Spoilers]

‘The Curse of Oak Island’ Treasure Hunt Continues [Mild Spoilers]

CANADA | The Oak Island Money Pit | Oak Island in Nova Scotia, Canada has been the site of treasure hunts since the 18th century. A deathbed confession from a pirate who was part of William Kidd's crew in the late 18th century is thought to be the source of the treasure legend. Early settlers believed the pirate had buried treasure worth millions of pounds in a manmade sinkhole on the island called the 'Money Pit'. | Adwo/Shutterstock

CANADA | The Oak Island Money Pit | Oak Island in Nova Scotia, Canada has been the site of treasure hunts since the 18th century. A deathbed confession from a pirate who was part of William Kidd's crew in the late 18th century is thought to be the source of the treasure legend. Early settlers believed the pirate had buried treasure worth millions of pounds in a manmade sinkhole on the island called the 'Money Pit'. | Adwo/Shutterstock

Oak Island Money Pit Solved | OAK ISLAND TREASURE NEWS: December 2008

Oak Island Money Pit Solved | OAK ISLAND TREASURE NEWS: December 2008

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