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  • OAK ISLAND TEMPLAR TREASURE TRIANGLE

    08/09/2007 6:51:33 AM PDT · by oaster · 5 replies · 800+ views
    Oak Island Treasure ^ | August 8th 2007 | Keith Ranville
    Oak Island News Release NEW READING OF MYSTERIOUS OAK ISLAND INSCRIPTION Theory points to possible connection with nearby Birch Island FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HALIFAX, Nova Scotia: Wednesday, July 12th, 2006 - - For the past two centuries, the tunnels of Nova Scotia’s Oak Island have piqued the imagination of historians and treasure hunters alike. Now, a new theory by First Nations researcher Keith Ranville may add fresh speculation to the mystery. Based on a unique reading of an inscription once found in the “Money Pit,” Mr. Ranville believes that the answer to the riddle may be found on nearby Birch...
  • For Sale: Island with Mysterious Money Pit [Oak Island]

    11/09/2005 7:14:42 AM PST · by ZGuy · 80 replies · 3,193+ views
    LiveScience ^ | 11/7/05 | Heather Whipps
    It may look like a fixer-upper at first glance, but what is buried beneath scrubby little Oak Island might just make its estimated $7 million price tag worth the investment. Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, is famous for its Money Pit, a mystery that has endured two centuries, claimed six lives and swallowed up millions in life savings. The Pit was discovered in 1795 by a local boy named Daniel McGinnis who, spotting an unusual clearing in the earth under one of the island's oak trees, was prompted to start digging. The discovery of layered planks, mysterious stone slabs, and...
  • Oak Island's lords of the ring

    06/12/2004 12:45:26 PM PDT · by SteveH · 7 replies · 229+ views
    The Halifax Herald Limited ^ | June 9, 2004 | Beverly Ware
    Oak Island's lords of the ring Frozen circle of dirt could solve mystery, say treasure hunters By BEVERLEY WARE / South Shore Bureau WESTERN SHORE - A frozen ring could finally solve the mystery of Oak Island. But this ring is no precious gem - it's a mass of frozen dirt. That's the premise of a plan devised by two geotechnical engineers intent on determining once and for all whether there's buried treasure on the 56-hectare island. "This is a good plan with a high chance of success in solving the mystery," said Les MacPhie, vice-president of SNC Lavalin subsidiary...
  • Mysterious Oak Island up for sale

    12/29/2002 1:52:24 AM PST · by SteveH · 8 replies · 680+ views
    The Canadian Press ^ | Dec 26 2002
    Mysterious Oak Island up for sale French crown jewels, pirate treasure chests said to be buried there The Canadian Press Thursday, December 26, 2002 WESTERN SHORE, N.S. -- Oak Island's famous modern-day treasure hunters, Dan Blankenship and David Tobias, say they're willing to sell their Nova Scotia island properties and help inject millions of dollars into the tourism industry. But their asking price is too high for the Oak Island Tourism Association, which has asked the principal landowners whether they'd sell their land or open it up for public access. Mr. Blankenship and Mr. Tobias, both in their late seventies,...
  • The Oak Island Mystery...What lies at the bottom of the Money Pit?

    07/25/2002 2:22:59 PM PDT · by vannrox · 85 replies · 5,886+ views
    The Oak Island Mystery ^ | FR Post July 2002 | Bradley Keyes
    What lies at the bottom of the Money Pit? Imagine yourself walking through the trees of a wooded island rumored to hide buried pirate treasure. Suddenly you come across a depression in the ground. It's roughly circular and there's a tree standing above it with a branch that has been cut and appears to have been used as a pulley. Your imagination is fired and hope soars. You run off to get your friends and digging equipment. You and two friends return the next day, shovels in hand, ready to claim your prize. The digging is easy. The dirt...