The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt

The Curse of Oak Island The Story of the World s Longest Treasure Hunt In a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island in Nova Scotia Canada and ignited rumors of buried treasure Early excavators uncovered a clay lined shaft

  • Title: The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
  • Author: Randall Sullivan
  • ISBN: 0802126936
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and ignited rumors of buried treasure Early excavators uncovered a clay lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms, but when they reached a depth of ninety feet, water poured into the shaft and made further digging impossible.S In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and ignited rumors of buried treasure Early excavators uncovered a clay lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms, but when they reached a depth of ninety feet, water poured into the shaft and made further digging impossible.Since then the mystery of Oak Island s Money Pit has enthralled generations of treasure hunters, including a Boston insurance salesman whose obsession ruined him young Franklin Delano Roosevelt and film star Errol Flynn Perplexing discoveries have ignited explorers imaginations a flat stone inscribed in code a flood tunnel draining from a man made beach a torn scrap of parchment stone markers forming a huge cross Swaths of the island were bulldozed looking for answers excavation attempts have claimed two lives Theories abound as to what s hidden on Oak Island pirates treasure, Marie Antoinette s lost jewels, the Holy Grail, proof that Sir Francis Bacon was the true author of Shakespeare s plays yet to this day, the Money Pit remains an enigma The Curse of Oak Island is a fascinating account of the strange, rich history of the island and the intrepid treasure hunters who have driven themselves to financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers And as Michigan brothers Marty and Rick Lagina become the lat

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    • As much a book of mythology and storytelling as one of history and mystery, The Curse of Oak Island is the perfect companion piece for those of us who watch the show and wonder at the details beneath the narrative There s a reason the show is one of the highest rated original programs on cable TV, but there s only so much they can cover in a season, and the recaps often of previous recaps add to the challenge.There s a reason Randall Sullivan subtitled his book The Story of the World s Longes As [...]


    • Meticulously written, thoroughly researched, including first person accounts, of the search for treasure Possibly Supposedly buried under Oak Island, located off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.Since the late 1700 s, when three young men found a decaying block and tackle hanging from the branch of an oak tree, with underneath it a depression which might have indicated some kind of subsidence something buried there men, and a few women, have dug and tunneled and dug and tunneled some mo Meticulo [...]


    • There is so much information in this book I don t even know where to start The story of Oak Island is something I have grown up with It was taught to us in our history classes, there were books on it in the school libraries and everyone knew what you were talking about if you mentioned that place with the booby trapped treasure I m from Nova Scotia so the Island is common knowledge and I still love learning about it Oak Island is the mystery that doesn t get old As soon as I started r There is s [...]


    • 3.5 starsI was excited to receive a Kindle ARC of The Curse of Oak Island from NetGalley.I ve never seen The Curse of Oak Island show on the History Channel because I abhor reality shows and I d rather read than watch filler banter go on for 40 minutes and 1 minute of another unsuccessful attempt to recover the treasure.Mr Sullivan s book is an in depth, well researched historical account of Oak Island and the many, many various theories, conspiracies, personal and professional dra [...]


    • Six people have died and multiple fortunes squandered on the world s most famous treasure hunt The Curse of Oak Island is a comprehensive history of each attempt.In 1795, a young man finds a mysterious depression on Oak Island, a small island off Nova Scotia With two of his friends, they dig down hoping to find the lost treasure of notorious pirate, Captain Kidd Digging down 10 feet, they find a barrier of logs They find another barrier at 20 feet Realizing the danger of cave in, they stop Six p [...]


    • Full disclosure, I was sent this book by the publisher to review From time to time I get sent books to review The last one I did was the Lost History of Ancient America, and wow So when the publishers of Randall Sullivan s new book, The Curse of Oak Island The Story of the World s Longest Treasure Hunt, reached out to me I warned them Sure, I d love to review it, but I m a debunker, and I know a bit about the whacky ness that is Oak Island I might not be the best person to review a book on Full [...]


    • I was VERY excited to read this book because I d wanted to watch the TV series based on Oak Island for a little while now I think I ll just check out the TV series instead, because the writing in this book is really plodding and dry I only have a casual interest in the mystery surrounding Oak Island, but this book is really geared towards avid enthusiasts and researchers people who want something very comprehensive and detail heavy.This is well researched and carefully done and I won t k I was V [...]


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