The Mystery of Oak Island Finally Revealed, but Not Without Major Cost

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For over two hundred years, rumors have circulated about a trove of buried treasure hidden somewhere on Oak Island in Nova Scotia. Among the rumored riches are jewels that belonged to Marie Antoinette, important religious artifacts, and some of Shakespeare’s manuscripts. Over the years, the promise of wealth has cost many explorers their life savings, their families, and even their lives…

Discovered in Reader’s Digest

In 1965, an eleven-year-old named Rick Lagina read about the Oak Island mystery in a Reader’s Digest. The article, which described the still-undiscovered stockpile of treasure, changed his life, and the life of his brother, forever. As adults, the Lagina brothers would launch an epic journey in the heart of the Oak Island mystery. What they found was truly amazing…

 

The Brothers

Rick Lagina started his career as a treasure hunter early. When he was ten, Rick discovered a huge granite boulder in Kingsford, his hometown. He recruited his brother Marty, as well as some of their friends, to move the rock. Underneath the rock, Rick found a massive stockpile of… dirt. Nevertheless, the treasure hunting bug had bitten him…

 

The Island

In 1796, another curious boy discovered an odd, circular depression in the ground on Oak Island. Eight years later, an expedition was launched by the Onslow Company to investigate the area. They found a buried stone tablet that bore an inscription that wouldn’t be translated for almost a century, in 1886…

 

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