Robert Dunfield Kiwi Report That same year, a man named Robert Dunfield brought heavy construction equipment like cranes and bulldozers to the Money Pit. The area that encompasses Oak Island was known as the Segepenegatig region. All exploration requires a licence from the the province, and all licences for searches in the area expired in July, said Rick Ratcliffe, the province's registrar of mineral and petroleum titles. The divers, however, came up empty handed. As well as describing the mystery of the island, the website lists all the books, videos, YouTube references and other resources centered on this ancient and unsolved story of treasure.
Their efforts would ultimately pay off. As have attempted to recover the bounty from the Money Pit, cleverly engineered flood tunnels flood the shaft with sea water. Look off shore with detector underwater where water levels where at that time. All of this started after someone saw lights on the island at night. The show, in addition to documenting the project, also gave it significantly more funding.
The Money Pit area has been repeatedly excavated; critics argue that there is no treasure and that the Money Pit is a natural phenomenon. What if they gave up on this island and a few years down the the road a monumental discovery was unearthed. Together you begin to uncover the secrets of Oak Island, and in doing so, put yourselves in grave danger. James Watson - as an inscription on a tree trunk. Halifax: Formac Publishing Company Limited. They were believed to possess unspeakable treasures and religious artifacts discovered in tunnels under what is now, the Muslim Dome of the Rock, in Jerusalem.
But make it more informative instead of sentimental, the story lines need more action. We take what we do very seriously and hope that you will give us a chance to provide the promised game - a pretty classic point and click adventure game. They bought a 50% stake in Oak Island Tours Inc and resumed the dig at the Money Pit. Researchers attempted to translate the symbols, with one concluding that they read: forty feet below, two million pounds lie buried. Early residents included Edward Smith in the 1760s and Anthony Vaughn Sr. In January 2014, the aired , a documentary series about a group of modern treasure hunters led and funded by two brothers, Rick and Marty Lagina, who purchased the majority of Oak Island in 2006. Somewhere around 80-90 feet, the excavators from the Onslow Company discovered a large stone bearing inscriptions of symbols.
His rope came loose from the pulley and sent him dropping. There were the three teenagers who first discovered the site. After all this area of North America was a favorite stomping ground for pirates in the 18th century. The rear part of the broach was uncovered first, followed by a second part The rear part of the broach was uncovered first, followed by a second part featuring the gemstone set in metal. Eight years later, the Onslow Company sailed to the area to try to recover the supposed treasure, that was assumed to lie hidden at the base of the pit. Is this where the Templars fleet ended up after it set sail and was never heard from again? All excavation attempts to pump and bail out the water failed, resulting in the pit containing water at a constant level of 10 metres from the top. For example, on January 8 2016, the page posted a video, titled the Curse of Oak Island.
It got even more interesting in season four, which started with Marty and Rick identifying their findings from between season three and season four. Will Rick, Marty and their partners unearth a vast, hidden treasure?. That same year, the Oak Island Association, a newly formed company made up of hopeful treasure hunters, attempted a new way to secure the treasure. But for that we need your support on funding! You could concentrate on just the money pit and you could easily control the water. Oak Island Money Pit Treasure The story of the Oak Island Money Pit Treasure is fascinating and complex.
You 900mm casing which is over 3 feet in diameter, which you can fit a human in. Testament of how enthusiasm for the Oak Island treasure legend has far from waned, can be found through the fact the OakIslandTreasure website was relaunched in 2015. Hamilton found some suspicious rocks and gravel pieces 190 feet deep in the Money Pit, which he believed were placed there deliberately. Though i think its just for the thrill of watching a bunch of monkeys dance around an island with childish dreams of an almost certainly non existant treasure. See also: The first major indigenous people to were the , who formed an in present day Canada several thousand years ago. If the owner of the so called treasure would want to retrieve it he would not have given clues about it location. The tunnel would fill with seawater with every high tide, making it impossible to dry out.
Rick and Marty Lagina have devoted a significant part of their lives to uncovering the mystery of Oak Island as it has been their dream since childhood. In reply to roch-27 March 2015 I believe that the second symbol in the first word was an error and was cancelled out. They dug another sixty feet, hitting a layer of oak logs every ten feet. The First Find Kiwi Report The Laginas dug an artificial swamp that yielded the first treasure found during the project — a Spanish copper coin from the 17th Century. He ordered an Aqua Dam in time to save his house from flooding.
Wikimedia Commons View of Oak Island. It is possible that this is linked to a text that was exchanged between William Chappell and Frederick Blair that was discovered in 1897 and probably dates back to the 15th century. From a distance, Oak Island, located on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Canada, appears to be just another island. The first occurrence of tragedy and death would strike the island in 1861 when a man was to death by an exploding boiler. The tech would allow the Laginas to explore new parts of the Island, as well as hopefully resolve the flooding issue in the Money Pit. Even More Theories Kiwi Report Yet another theory claims that the treasure originates with Captain Kidd, a Scottish sailor who hid parts of his treasure hoard on the island.