Oak Island Money Pit - If someone were to claim they knew a story that involved the Holy Grail, a band of pirates, William Shakespeare, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Edgar Allan Poe, you might think the tale was a riddle or a fanciful movie script. However, one particular site in Canada holds a history that brings together all of these elements and more.
THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND | A reality television series. The series premiered in the United States on the History Channel on January 5, 2014, and in Canada on History (Canada) on January 26, 2014. The show follows the innovative and often expensive efforts of two brothers from Michigan, USA, in their attempt to use modern technology to discover unknown treasure or historical artifacts, believed to perhaps be buried on Oak Island. Oak Island is located on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Canada.
OAK ISLAND | This 1938 photo shows one of the treasure dig pits on Oak Island, N.S. A group is using technology on the island to locate secret underground tunnels that may lead to fabled pirate's treasure | Credit: Archives of Nova Scotia
Oak Island, a small wooded island just off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, is said to be the hiding place of a mysterious buried treasure. An ominous legend says that seven people must die in pursuit of the treasure before Oak Island will reveal her secrets. So far, the body count stands at six.