This section is a repository for all key documents relating to the Oak Island Money Pit mystery which have kindly been donated by friends of the website over the years. Many of these items are available for the first time online. It is with great thanks in particular to Oak Island author, D’Arcy O’Connor that these documents are available.
Should you come across new sources of information which you consider would be of value to this section, help preserve the Oak Island story by contributing to a growing collection of research sources. Please contact Joanna Atherton in the first instance.
Want to know exactly who has attempted to recover the treasure from Oak Island? Then look no further! This section provides letters, reports, charts and photographs or all the work that has taken place on Oak Island. There is new material being added all the time, so please do check back.
In this section you will find documents which provide some context for the exploration of the Money Pit over the years. Want to know exactly who has attempted to recover the treasure from Oak Island? Then look no further. This section provides letters, reports, charts and photographs or all the work that has taken place on Oak Island.
- Ghosts and folklore
For hundreds of years, Oak Island has been associated with ghostly folklore and superstition . Although this section cannot constitute and evidence based feature on the Oak Island mystery in the traditional sense, the following articles offer a fascinating new dimension to the legend.
- Borehole 10X
This section brings together a selection of material which relates to the excavations of Borehole 10X. Read about the excavation attempts, view photos and hear about Dan Blankenship’s terrifying ordeal of when the shaft collapsed around him.
- Hoax and hype
Some people believe that the Oak Island mystery is no more than an elaborate hoax. Here is a collection of newspaper articles which consider this very possibility.
The actual hunt for treasure on Oak Island is just one part of the story. Here you can view old postcards, programs and other tourist souvenirs which have been created around the Money Pit mystery.
So what has actually been discovered on Oak Island? Here you can view photographs of some of the artefacts and read carbon dating reports.
Many theories exist about the creators of the Money Pit on Oak Island. We consider the main ones, providing an overview of the details and suggestions for further reading if you wish to explore further.