Treasure Island

Maule, David; Holden, Susan
January 2000
Pirate Tales;2000, p38
Book Chapter
A chapter of the book "Pirate Tales" is presented. It tells the story of place called the Money Pitt on Oak Island in Nova Scotia. The first attempt to dig for treasure was in 1795, when Daniel McGinnis and his friends found stones that didn't belong to the area. Nine years later, they found a message on a stone saying that treasure is buried forty feet below. Other attempts followed and a camera lowered by Triton Alliance, which started exploring in 1970, showed a hand and two wooden chests.


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