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Feb012006

The Oak Island Treasure

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Treasure Island
One for the Mousehead - "One summer day in 1795 Daniel McGinnis, then a teenager, was wandering about Oak Island, Nova Scotia when he came across a curious circular depression in the ground. Standing over this depression was a tree whose branches had been cut in a way which looked like it had been used as a pulley. Having heard tales of pirates in the area he decided to return home to get friends and return later to investigate the hole.

Over the next several days McGinnis, along with friends John Smith and Anthony Vaughan, worked the hole. What they found astonished them. Two feet below the surface they came across of layer of flagstones covering the pit. At 10 feet down they ran into a layer of oak logs spanning the pit. Again at 20 feet and 30 feet they found the same thing, a layer of logs. Not being able to continue alone from here, they went home, but with plans of returning to search more.

It took the three discoverers 8 years, but they did return. Along with The Onslow Company (owned by Simeon Lynds, a wealthy business man from the mainland), formed for the purpose of the search, they began digging again. They quickly got back to 30 foot point that had been reached 8 years ago.

They continued down to 90 feet, finding a layer of oak logs at every 10 foot interval. Besides the boards, at 40 feet a layer of charcoal was found, at 50 feet a layer of putty, and at 60 feet a layer of coconut fiber.

At 90 feet one of the most puzzling clues was found - a stone inscribed with mysterious writing. The translation by the Halifax professor was:"Forty Feet below two million pounds are buried". This translation makes a lot of sense. It turns out to be a simple substitution cipher where each unique symbol corresponds to a unique letter in the alphabet."231239-261365-thumbnail.jpg
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Reader Comments (24)

Cool Mal - I did get this via email and forgot to respond.

It is such a fascinating story...
February 1, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterWCS
This was the subject of a great doco by Nat Geo called 'The Money Pit'...
February 1, 2006 | Unregistered Commenterfingers
OAK ISLAND AND SIR FRANCIS BACONS SECRET CIPHER

New: Oak Island Secret Treasure Cipher
Recently Mr. Ranville made it known of a translation of a watermark cipher that he broken down from top to bottom descriptively, while Mr. Ranville was investigating the Oak Island treasure mystery’ he came across a watermark in a book the Oak Island Mystery by the Fanthorpes. The theory of Sir Francis Bacon and his relation to Oak Island is not relatively new, many books on Oak Island mention Sir Francis Bacon as contender of who? As a possible suspect that he may have involvement in the Oak Island treasure mystery that is now in it’s 212th year of many searches for the trophy treasure that past treasure hunters failed to grasp. Perhaps with more advanced treasure-hunting equipment and exploring Mr. Ranville’s Oak islands research concepts will give us a better understanding of this enigma. It is said Sir Francis Bacons personal writings were and preserved in mercury and hidden some where in the Oak Island treasure mystery?Keith Ranville a Canadian First Nations Native, is known for his translation’s of the Oak Island Money pit symbols, and for his newly discovery the Birch Island triangle.
Mr. Ranville explains his theory in diagrams:
http://www.treasurestories.losttreasurehunting.com/2007/02/13/oak-island-treasure-mystery-watermark-cipher/

http://www.losttreasurehunting.com/images/Page1875Baconianwatermark.jpg

Oak Island Treasure Hunter/Researcher

Keith Ranville

http://kr.mendhak.com
http://www.mythandmystery.com/birch_island_triangle.htm
&
http://www.mythandmystery.com/sir_francis_bacon_oak_island_connection.htm

March 14, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
Birch Island is nothing more than an illusion, created for the purpose of seeking your investment dollar.

Please read the FACTUAL truth of Keith's scheme at

http://www.birchislandillusion.blogspot.com/
March 26, 2007 | Unregistered Commentern4n224ccw
Oak Island Research--Baconian Watermark

http://kr-mendhak-com.bloghi.com/2007/02/26/oak-island-treasure-mystery-and-sir-francis-bacons-watermark-cipher.html

There is no absolutely evidence that Mr. Bacon set foot on Oak Island but new cipher information may differ that claim, I am going by the books written by Oak Island Authors that mention Oak Island as Sir Francis Bacon as a suspect as a person of interest? I never invented Mr. Bacon as a suspect? I am just examining the evidence provided by the books put forward' and I zeroed in on something that looked to be cryptic. Remember I never mentioned this watermark as an Oak Island connection originally' I only elaborated on it.... it was put forward to me in published diagrams & text? I am sorry if this confuses anyone otherwise; Oak Island is a mystery of missing clues that is controversial in many aspects, due to pass treasure seekers, not thinking of research people in the future that never thought the evidence they had could significantly answer so many questions?
I wish I could of answer everyone more directly about the watermark, its all explained in diagrams and the watermark seems to co-relate to my theory evidence in regards of the Oak Island stone triangle the rectangle stone and it’s where abouts of a triangle ie (Birch Island Triangle) that was inscribed on it!
Links:
http://www.mythandmystery.com/sir_francis_bacon_oak_island_connection.htm

http://www.treasurestories.losttreasurehunting.com/2007/02/13/oak-island-treasure-mystery-watermark-cipher/

http://www.losttreasurehunting.com/images/Page1875Baconianwatermark.jpg

Keith 2007 A.D
March 27, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
Birch Island is nothing more than an illusion, created for the purpose of seeking your investment dollar.

Please read the FACTUAL truth of Keith's scheme at

http://www.birchislandillusion.blogspot.com/
April 1, 2007 | Unregistered Commentern4N224ccw
Written stone Ciphered, of the secret of Coumesourde

Picture of diagam is in in URL http://www.andrewgough.com/coume.jpg

Renne Le-Chateau
Written in stone, of the secret of Coumesourde

New Research Discovery
This diagram is a partial of triangles, the upper and lower crosses, are center points of four triangles the same as the visible triangle. The V’s at each end of the crosses represents one of four triangles; Line (A) is center means there is triangle(B, C, D, E) this is a simple math equation of pi square or a diagram of a inverted 1/4 pyramid.


New Oak Island Research: New Discovery

First Nations and Sinclair Heritage


Keith Ranville

http://kr-mendhak-com.bloghi.com/2007/04/05/written-stone-ciphered-of-the-secret-of-coumesourde.html

http://www.canadaka.net/modules.php?name=Blogs&file=weblog&w=130

http://www.oakisland.thunting.com/index.php

http://oakislandmoneypitblogspotcom.blogspot.com/index.html
April 9, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
THE OAK ISLAND MYSTERY NATIVE TREASURE HUNTER

North American Cree Native, Keith Ranville
December 25 2006
Birch Island has the hallmarks of the North American National Treasure, says a Canadian Cree Native Indian. He believes the Triangle impression on Birch Island is a signature of the American pyramid that is on the U.S currency, if the U.S treasury has an answer to why this emblem is on there American currency, they have not really disclosed it to the general public.

Mr. Ranville Is leading the pursuit in this new generation of treasure hunters, his concepts and theories are all original and are under-rated by the media and some Oak Island long standing organizations involvement in this treasure mystery.

While listening to Mr. Ranville, I was fascinated with his journey across Canada and with only limited resources to none; he believes his dreams are the corner stone of understanding the Oak Island treasure mystery. He also believes his dreams are how the ancients fortified the capacity to process knowledge to a conscious of a limitation of mechanisms of our own reasoning & thinking capabilities.

He tells of amazing theories of involvement of Sir Francis Bacon, Templars, and Tumbez or Inca Treasure and how they are all connected, by a community Repository built to deposit ancient spiritual artifacts and treasures of incredible wealth to house these covenanted artifacts.
Keith Ranville born in Winnipeg, Manitoba the province of the buffalo, of Father Elie Ranville and mother Christine Sinclair, at a young age of two, Keith left Winnipeg with his Family to Vancouver B.C he then became a ward of the court at a early age due to the loss of a parent he spent his childhood years & teenage years in group homes and foster homes. With his rocky up bringing he manage to educate himself to a grade of 9 or 10, he later educated himself, he constructed a custom way of learning that he was able to build on and develop a unique way of processing information. What escapes me is his Sinclair Heritage; he explains that his mothers grandfather Albert Sinclair worked for the missionaries in the Cross Lake, Native Reservation in Northern Manitoba, he linguisted seven languages and what is known of him is that he traveled from the United States.

In conclusion, Mr. Ranville’s heritage background, there can be a link to him to the Inca’s and the Templars there is no evidence that Keith’s great grandfather Albert Sinclair was a Freemason. I can only speculate that he was a genius and his linguist abilities were handed down to Keith. Also with Keith’s tenacious Scottish Heritage and spiritual Native Heritage may just be the link that is the combination to unlocking the secrets to the Oak Island Treasure Mystery.

If you ever have the chance to meet this individual, the depth of his understandings will captivate your imagination, he has added a tremendous new spark to a once dying oak Island Treasure Mystery. His Popularity is drawing in crowds of people to this mystery like never before, the first by only one person. When it comes to treasure hunting he is far, the coast to coast the most fascinating Treasure Hunter of North America.
http://www.losttreasurehunting.com/blog/2006/...
http://farshores.org/am06pit2.htm

Keith Ranville
April 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
Renne Le-Chateau
Written in stone, of the secret of Coumesourde
The legendary Coumesourde Stone, now lost, is believed to have concealed a secret of great importance to the mystery of Rennes-le-Château's, Lost Treasure.
http://www.andrewgough.com/written.html
http://www.rlcresearch.com/mainframe.articles.html


Diagram http://www.andrewgough.com/coume.jpg
New Research Discovery
This is a partial triangle, the upper and lower crosses, are center points of four triangles the same as the visible triangle. The V’s at each end of the crosses represents one of four triangles; Line (A) is center means there is triangle (B, C, D, E) this is a simple math equation of pi square or a diagram of a inverted pyramid.


New Oak Island Research: New Discovery

First Nations and Sinclair Heritage

Keith Ranville

http://kr-mendhak-com.bloghi.com/2007/04/05/written-stone-ciphered-of-the-secret-of-coumesourde.html

http://www.canadaka.net/modules.php?name=Blogs&file=weblog&w=130

http://www.oakisland.thunting.com/index.php

http://oakislandmoneypitblogspotcom.blogspot.com/index.html
April 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
Oak island creeping trolls

It's seemes like this birch illusion guy is some what desperate, and is trying to build a carreer off this native Treasure hunter Keith Ranville,

I read about this illusion guy and his blog and it sounds like he is obviously out of sinc' with this whole Oak Island enigma.
gosh I hope no one is gullible enough to take him seriously.

Keith Ranville, you are doing a terriffic job don't listen to this nut that has this blog birch island ill-usion.

This sasha iman sounds imbalanced and full of crap! and does not make sense.

Keith I like you Frances Bacon concept and your money pit symbol translations.
I forwarded your information to the professor of my University he emailed me back and said he was very interested in you, there has been alot good things said about you on campus.

Good Luck Keith,



April 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterStudent Newspaper
Oak Island Research--Baconian Watermark


There is no absolutely evidence that Mr. Bacon set foot on Oak Island but new cipher information may differ that claim, I am going by the books written by Oak Island Authors that mention Oak Island as Sir Francis Bacon as a suspect as a person of interest? I never invented Mr. Bacon as a suspect? I am just examining the evidence provided by the books put forward' and I zeroed in on something that looked to be cryptic. Remember I never mentioned this watermark as an Oak Island connection originally' I only elaborated on it.... it was put forward to me in published diagrams & text? I am sorry if this confuses anyone otherwise; Oak Island is a mystery of missing clues that is controversial in many aspects, due to pass treasure seekers, not thinking of research people in the future that never thought the evidence they had could significantly answer so many questions?
I wish I could of answer everyone more directly about the watermark, its all explained in diagrams and the watermark seems to co-relate to my theory evidence in regards of the Oak Island stone triangle the rectangle and it’s where abouts of a triangle ie (Birch Island Triangle) that was inscribed on it!
Links:
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/2216/clsctexts/bacon_watermarks.htm

http://www.mythandmystery.com/sir_francis_bacon_oak_island_connection.htm

http://www.treasurestories.losttreasurehunting.com/2007...ry-watermark-cipher/
Note:
Sir Francis Bacon freemason Information
Regarding Sir Francis Bacon--yes, he was a Freemason and was instrumental in important changes to Masonry, through the London Lodge. He was also, however, a 17th Century leader of Rosicrucians, of the specificic Rosicrucian tradition.

Sincerely

Original New Research:
Oak Island Researcher/Treasure Hunter
Keith Ranville

http://oakislandmoneypitblogspotcom.blogspot.com/

http://kr.mendhak.com

April 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
Sir Francis Bacon is rumored to be involved in Oak Island
Birch Island holds many fascinating possibilities; when I examined a watermark from one of Sir Francis Bacon’s writings, he wrote a manuscript called the 1669 edition new Atlantis. Francis Bacon like Plato believed in such of a place called Atlantis with my translation of a Baconian watermark’ I believe, I established a connection with my cipher that may un-lock the secrets to where Sir Francis Bacons personal writings are, along with his historical documents, his lost work just maybe hidden in Birch Island? His manuscripts in-which may hold the secrets to the discovery of the New Atlantis.
The Baconian watermark explains about the Oak Island stone triangle then about the where abouts of a triangle that is written on a rectangle stone beneath.
Read More-->
http://www.losttreasurehunting.com/blog/2006/11/cis-bacons-direct-connection-to-oak.html


Keith Ranville


April 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
Sir Francis Bacon is rumored to be involved in Oak Island Birch Island holds many fascinating possibilities; when I examined a watermark from one of Sir Francis Bacon’s writings, he wrote a manuscript called the 1669 edition new Atlantis. Francis Bacon like Plato believed in such of a place called Atlantis with my translation of a Baconian watermark’ I believe, I established a connection with my cipher that may un-lock the secrets to where Sir Francis Bacons personal writings are, along with his historical documents, his lost work just maybe hidden in Birch Island? His manuscripts in-which may hold the secrets to the discovery of the New Atlantis. The Baconian watermark explains about the Oak Island stone triangle then about the where abouts of a triangle that is written on a rectangle stone beneath. Read More—> http://www.losttreasurehunting.com/blog/2006/11/cis-bacons-direct-connection-to-oak.html

Keith Ranville

April 13, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
DOCUMENTARY


Oak Island Documentary Story

NEW NATIONAL TREASURE HUNTER KEITH RANVILLE

For centuries the treasure on Oak Island, Nova Scotia has been a mystery to treasure hunters, historians, and adventure seekers.

“The Oak Island treasure has been as puzzling as any treasure story in the world. What is buried on Oak Island and where it is buried has received interest for more than two centuries. Some say the “Holy Grail” the cup that Jesus drank from at the “Last Supper” is buried on the Island. Others have speculated that the treasure may very well be a book or a letter that could significantly affect the world today. Whatever is buried on Oak Island may now be located based on a new interpretation of a centuries old clue. The clue could lead to what the treasure is and it’s whereabouts,” Pandozzi states.

The Oak Island treasure legend began in the summer of 1795. Three individuals, Daniel McGinnis, John Smith and Anthony Vaughn were adventuring on Oak Island when they discovered a spot on the ground that looked as if it had been recently uncovered. Fifteen feet above the ground, swung a ships tackle hanging from a sawed off tree branch. On the tree were carved strange markings.


Visions of a buried treasure danced in their heads, so the three kept digging.

Digging deeper a former oak Island company encountered a flagstone with a strange inscription scrawled into it. It is this mysterious cipher that has captivated the world of treasure hunters. No one has been able to establish what the code means.

However, Keith Ranville, a Canadian Cree Native Indian, has studied the clues and believes he knows where the treasure is buried.

“Keith Ranville has worked diligently to uncover the mystery behind the code. I believe he is on to something,” Pandozzi says.

Filming will begin sometime this year.


New Oak Island Research:

Oak Island Treasure Hunter/Researcher

Keith Ranville

http://kr.mendhak.com
April 13, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville
It seems like this Oak Island is becoming a drama, I read into keith Ranville’s theory and it seems striaght foreward and direct.his site http://kr.mendhak.com

when I read about this birch Island illusion guy, he seems out of it. I read oak Island books. and he seems to be making up his own history. is all these books wrong and he is right. I really think keith is on to something and his information is from well known books.

This birch illusion guy is crazy the more I read into him the more messed up I think he is? and where is his letter of reconmondation letters or some on that will vouch for him or Authors of books of Oak Island books stating he is right? this sash inman is full of **it.

Corey,

April 21, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCorey
Listen up

I think This Oak Island, treasure mystery is a place for crazy people to hang out? This mystery is beginning to suck and these organizations that are involved are incouraging it.

Lol.

April 24, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCorey
OAK ISLAND EXCLUSIVE NEWS INFORMATION

"W0W"
http://sinclair-clan.blogspot.com/
April 24, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCorey
OAK ISLAND THE 411 STORY
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Blog News Release:
Oak Island is a breeding ground for scheming opportunist or a skilled manipulating playground to think up ways to misdirect a majority in groups into building an illusion of a treasure that does not exist, only to the ones that stick to the known information. Information is constantly made new' by people making new history by unfounded facts. If enough people bounce disinformation of history off one another you will get a frenzy of groups that will make it believed to be true.

I notice this Oak Island big deal is growing in numbers due to a new exciting theory, like more than ever than ever before. I guess past oak Island fever is repeating it’s self? There are presumptuous people that are talking nonsense about other people, finger pointing- people trying to ride off the credit of other people's own work.

The only difference about the past Oak Island squabbles of deceit and now is that we can see what people are doing under a better light, 20 or 30 years ago we would of seen new history with new facts made up and probably gotten away with it' with this same new attention. I think some people are taking this new burst of attention from one individual's Oak Island's attention to pitch there own unfounded history for reason of there own devious deeds. EXAMPLE: of an opportunist n4n224ccw or Sasha k. Inman a member of the http://www.oakisland.co.uk// anyone can see that he is trying to get on the Oak Island fame train. By being presumptuous with only his word and pawning unfounded history. http://sinclair-clan.blogspot.com/

Oak Island smoke and mirrors for the thinking mans treasure.


Crusader Sinclair BLOG

Read More about ones shady past
http://sinclair-clan.blogspot.com/index.html
April 25, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCorey
OAK ISLAND FACELESS IDIOTS

Inquisition of oneself of the hidden self

The oath of treason runs rampant in the secret’s of inquisitors to who points out names of the less quiet, for whom that is in the open of the unknown, is he or she the vagrant if it was thee the thought the out spoken. Can the faceless different be justified to cast the self’s belief on the elude without the examine of the ones own animosity.

The hidden people do they convert them selves into the light of the known or do they play among the masquerade of the diluted. Names of the of the suspected becomes the quarrel of heresy, and sent to the tower of no escape from the already untruthful.

Badges of shame are handed out by the devious that not confessed their own self-betrayal, but are of Sheppard’s in the flocks of faceless known’s. Rituals are habits hidden in words we disguise for the un to be prophet’s to sound the trumpets to the displaced of the easily believed mind.

Finally is the mirror full of smoke or is the mind clouded with burnt feelings.


Read more about a Shamful
http://sinclair-clan.blogspot.com/

May 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCorey
New Oak Island Research and ancient engineering in the America’s

The Oak Island Shafts and Tunnels are not that new to the North American Culture, ancient artifacts found in the Midwest turned up new information that can answer questions who engineered the shafts and tunnels on Oak Island?

Oak Island Money pit was described to be about at a hundred-foot level in depth to a rectangle stone that believed to have inscriptions, beneath it a shaft tunnel to the beach area.

I have recently made a new Oak Island theory discovery, that a North American culture had the capabilities to engineer shafts and tunnels long before the money pit was ever thought of this ancient culture was as mysterious and unknown as the builders of the money pit?
They had knowledge of shafts and tunnels, very similar to the money pit's shaft and tunnels, the same distance in depth with a bottom exit tunnel to the surface. This unknown culture has many found artifacts writing descriptive art and religion similar to today’s cultures.

Read More
http://www.canadaka.net/blog/oakster

http://kr-mendhak-com.bloghi.com/2007/05/16/new-oak-island-research-and-ancient-engineering-in-north-america.html

May 16, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKeith Ranville

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