96,635. In the past two years Gary and the team have found a number of artefacts on Lot 24 including British musket balls and military buttons. The Curse of Oak Island s6e7: Rock Solid
124,855. 1909: the ‘90-foot’ stone was on display in a Halifax bookshop. ibid.
124,859. Finding what now appears to be several leaks in what was supposed to be a watertight barrier is a devastating development. ibid.
124,980. After constructing a large cofferdam out of earth and rocks, Dan [Blankenship] was astonished to uncover a 65-foot-long wooden structure shaped like a letter U at a depth of nearly 10 feet. Unfortunately, before he could fully expose a possible ancient structure, a powerful storm destroyed the cofferdam forcing Dan to abandon his search. The Curse of Oak Island s6e8: Unearthed
125,006. While digging on the north-west side of the cofferdam, Rick, Marty and members of the team uncovered a large wooden beam with the Roman numerals VII carved into it. A wooden beam they believe is part of the so-called U-shaped structure … Could the U-shaped structure be the remains of an ancient cofferdam? The Curse of Oak Island s6e9: As Above, So Below
125,007. Apple Island: ‘I do believe it is possible that Travis Taylor’s ‘star map theory’ could be correct. The boulders are here.’ ibid. Garry
125,008. The team have discovered five feet of wood at the same depth as shaft six. ibid.
125,009. The team have discovered a wooden wall buried deep within Smith’s cove. ibid.
125,343. Their giant excavation at Smith’s Cove is finally paying off … [they] unearthed a U-shape structure … ‘a significant wall’ … [and] further evidence of what appears to be a French drain. The Curse of Oak Island s6e10: Fingers Made of Stone
125,560. The team uncovered what could be a stone box drain, one of five that are believed to feed seawater into the money pit … [and] yet another mysterious wooden structure. The Curse of Oak Island s6e11: Wharfs & All
125,561. The team from Irving Equipment Ltd begin construction of the giant 170 ton crane in the money pit site. ibid.
125,749. Smith Cove is yielding structure after structure after structure most of it unknown. The Curse of Oak Island s6e12: Slipway When Wet, Marty
125,750. The team seem to have discovered a concrete wall buried some eight feet beneath Smith’s Cove. ibid.
125,967. Unearthing what appears to be an ancient wooden shipping dock or slipway … [and] a concrete wall buried approximately three feet below the ocean floor. The Curse of Oak Island s6e13: The Paper Chase
126,192. The excavation of borehole H8 continues on the Money Pit site. The Curse of Oak Island s6e14: Voyage to the Bottom of the Cenote
126,193. Smith’s Cove: ‘We’ve found all kinds of crazy things: walls and slipways and concrete walls that we didn’t even know existed … an enormous effort to do.’ ibid. Marty
126,194. The cave-in that occurred around the H8 shaft earlier today has suddenly become a much larger sinkhole, a sinkhole that is now growing at an alarming rate. ibid.
126,439. Perhaps the team’s most exciting find has been the discovery of what could be one of the five stone box-drains which were built to feed seawater into the money pit as part of an elaborate booby-trap flooding system. The Curse of Oak Island s6e15: Dye Harder
126,669. Rick, Marty and the team conducted a second dye test in order to find out if the man-made flood tunnels believed to exist at Smith’s cove could still be directly traced to the Money Pit treasure vault … The Curse of Oak Island s6e16: Detour
126,670. A number of possible man-made objects on the ocean floor … [and] what is believed to be a second flood-tunnel system, one that lies just off the island’s southern shore. ibid.
126,671. The rock formation does point in the direction of the money pit … might have been deliberately placed here as a marker. ibid.
126,672. Could something as simple as a crib-spike or a hinge really be proof that a slipway and other wooden structures at Smith’s Cove were put there not by searchers but by depositors? ibid.
126,853. The remains of what could be a centuries-old slipway, a ramp that would have been used to lower goods both to and from the island from a large sailing ship. The Curse of Oak Island s6e17: Clue or False?
126,854. Including iron cribbing spikes and a mysterious metal hinge estimated to date back to over a hundred years before the discovery of the Oak Island money pit in 1795. ibid.
127,110. The team may have finally located a flood tunnel connected directly to the location of the fabled Oak Island treasure vault. The Curse of Oak Island s6e18: Heavy Metal
127,111. It’s the team belief that the discovery of this timber as well as possible leather bookbinding and iron chain are evidence of the giant collapse that occurred in the money pit in 1861 and which left a debris field of potential artefacts and treasure scattered across the Shaft 6 tunnel. ibid.
127,112. Could this stoneware pottery really date back to the early 1700s? If they can prove it does, then it could be definitive proof of human activity deep underground in the money pit area prior to the treasure shaft’s discovery in 1795. ibid.
127,113. The decorative lead piece found on Lot 21 matched the lead used to make the medieval cross discovered last year at Smith’s Cove – lead which was mined more than 600 years ago in a region of southern France with deep ties to the Knights Templar. ibid.
127,327. The excavation of the sixty-inch borehole known as GG1 … [that] the team believe could get them within a few feet of the original money pit treasure shaft. The Curse of Oak Island s6e19: Striking Distance
127,328. Could these oak timbers found in the spoils of GG1 be evidence that the team has finally found the original money pit treasure shaft? … Is it possible that the timbers they uncovered in borehole GG1 are actually the remains of an abandoned nineteenth-century searcher tunnel? ibid.
127,329. Unionized Nova Scotia crane operators strike: Strike affecting 100 workers began Wednesday morning and could last as long as 21 days. (Oak Island & Nova Scotia & Strike) ibid. CBC News online 24 October 2018
127,514. Although the Notiavian surviving members of the Knights Templar made their way to north America as early as the 14th century has been long debated by mainstream historians, many Oak Island theorists and researchers have become convinced that numerous stone carvings and recently discovered artefacts like the lead cross found at Smith’s Cove have added further evidence to support this theory. The Curse of Oak Island s6e20: Short Day & Tall Knights
127,722. Over the past six years the Oak Island team have made numerous discoveries in the mysterious triangle-shaped swamp. The Curse of Oak Island s6e21: Seismic Matters
127,723. The team appear to have discovered another shaft buried at Smith’s Cove. ibid.
127,724. The seismic operation at the [triangle-shaped] swamp continues. ibid.
127,905. They’ve less than a week to go before they must shut down operations for the winter. The Curse of Oak Island s6e22: Lost & Founding
127,906. Smith’s Cove: The discovery of wooden boards packed with clay. ibid.
127,907. A [wooden] wall that sits in the area where they are currently searching for evidence of a man-made flood tunnel designed to feed seawater deep into the Money Pit. ibid.
127,908. A second wooden wall located five feet behind the first. ibid.
127,909. An [seismic] operation they hope will identify any large objects or structures buried deep beneath the mysterious traingle-shaped swamp. ibid.
127,910. Season 6 of The Curse of Oak Island delivered the most amazing chapter yet for the fellowship of the dig. The team spent enormous amounts of money and resources. The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down: Legacy (US), History 2019
127,911. A massive 525-foot wide steel cofferdam surrounding Smith’s Cove allowed for the excavation of everything from a mysterious concrete wall to evidence of stone box drains and an ancient shipping wharf. ibid.
127,912. Eagle Canada [triangle-shaped swamp]: ‘There’s four key anomalies … doors to a step to a basement … The Swamp Anomaly: this is the object … 250 feet long …’ ibid.
127,913. Our good friend Dan Blankenship passed away at the age of 95. ibid.
128,137. Semi-precious jewels and even a 700-year-old cross with possible connections to the Knights Templar. But whoever buried something of great value also constructed an elaborately fortified treasure shaft and then protected it with an ingeniously designed booby-trap flood system. Some believe it was the work of the Knights Templar. Others say it was the Rosicrucians led by Sir Francis Bacon. And yet local yore not to mention the history of the North Atlantic points to another group for the origin of the Oak Island mystery: pirates. (Oak Island & Pirates) The Curse of Oak Island: The Pirates of Oak Island (US)
128,138. They weren’t called pirates but privateers. (Oak Island & Pirates) ibid.
128,139. There are some who believe that Captain Kidd actually buried his treasure on Oak Island. (Oak Island & Pirates) ibid.
128,140. All kinds of rumours about Drake. (Oak Island & Pirates) ibid.
128,311. In the past ten years Rick and Marty Lagina allong with their partners Craig Tester and Dan Blankenship have made some incredible discoveries. The Curse of Oak Island: The Secret Weapons (US)
128,312. The Fellowship of the Dig. ibid.
128,313. ‘These guys are passionate treasure hunters.’ ibid. Gary Drayton
128,503. For 223 years now people have been searching for incredible treasure on Oak Island. So far they’ve found several compelling clues such as traces of gold, semi-precious gemstones, human bones and even a 700-year-old cross with potential connections to the Knights Templars. But even with all these clues the treasure has remained elusive and six men have died violent deaths trying to find it. It all makes people wonder could there really be something other-worldly safeguarding this as yet undiscovered fortune? The Curse of Oak Island: The Truth Behind the Curse (US)
128,504. A number of people in recent years including Dave Blankenship have reported seeing a black cloud-like form in the area near Borehole 10X. ibid.
128,505. It seems the tale may have entered the public’s imagination with a 1967 article in True magazine. ibid.
136,849. It’s the start of another year on Oak Island. But unlike previous years this one begins with anticipation tempered by a profound sadness. For this is the first year in over half a century that Dan Blankenship, the veteran treasure hunter who devoted most of his life trying to solve the 224-year-old mystery, will not be part of the team. The Curse of Oak Island s7e1: The Torch is Passed, November 2019
136,850. Oak Island 2018-3 3D Swamp Anomaly: ‘There’s probably more intrigue in the swamp than the day we first set foot on Oak Island …’ ibid. Marty
136,851. ‘It appears to be some sort of stone structure almost like a road-way leading into the swamp.’ ibid. diver
136,852. The team will be conducting a core drilling operation in the hope of locating a 200-foot object believed to be buried in the swamp. ibid.