Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Semi-non-archaeological link of the day Welcome to Oak Island Treasure

Oak Island, the home of the Money Pit, covers an area of just 140 acres. Located off the eastern coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, it has long been the site of much speculation for treasure hunters worldwide. Many theories are in existence as to what may actually lie in The Pit, ranging from a pirate’s bounty to the final resting place of the Holy Grail. One thing is certain, whatever is hidden, it was not intended to be discovered without a struggle. For over 200 years, treasure hunters have been trying to unearth its secret.

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We boast the only internet community where enthusiasts of the Oak Island enigma can meet, share thoughts and debate theories. This site is dedicated to those who have lost their lives in the search for the elusive treasure of the Money Pit and aims to provide a comprehensive resource to those captivated by this mysterious place.

A fascinating bit of Internet extravagence. Who knew? We are unsure what exactly this "Money Pit" is, beyond a pit in which many people have dug over the years, many to their peril. If nothing else, it's a jolly good bit of fun reading through everything. Check out the "Theories" section for all sorts of ideas as to what this pit may be. Three guesses which one we favor.

Hat tip to James Lileks.