A gold coin was found this summer by Edward Hynes, a local amateur historian. Considered to be the oldest English coin ever discovered in Canada, this quarter noble was minted in London sometime between 1422 AD and 1427 AD. Click … Continue reading TREASURE – 1422 Medieval Coin discovered in Newfoundland – by Ashley Cowie
‘If you explore beyond the popular spots you can still find lots’ Sara Fraser · CBC News · Posted: Jul 16, 2017 8:00 AM AT | Last Updated: July 16, 2017 Beachcombing for interesting shells and beach glass has become an increasingly popular pastime … Continue reading EXPLORE PEI: Best beaches on P.E.I. to find sea glass
Treasures come in many packages … both real and imagined. Some, like the great gold hoax of Lubec, Maine, require both imagination as well as the gullible. Click here to download the PDF and save this delightful story. Continue reading TREASURE: The Great Saltwater Gold Hoax
New Minas was founded in the early 1700s by Acadians from the Grand Pre area, the largest of the settlements known as Les Mines or Minas after the French copper mines explored at Cape d’Or at the entrance to the … Continue reading EXPLORE: NOVA SCOTIA – The Other Oak Island
Placer and lode gold have been found in Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Oxford, Somerset, Waldo and Washington Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting. Always seek permission from property owners and obtain any necessary permits prior … Continue reading PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites
THE STORY The Bayers Lake Mystery Walls are a series of stone structures and walls of unknown origin and uncertain age in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The ruins consist of walls outlining a small five-sided building and a 150-metre wall with … Continue reading MYSTERIES – Halifax, NS – Bayer’s Lake Mystery Walls
Pirates of Passamaquody (Lubec Herald) May 23, 1907 According to the voracious History of the Dutch dynasty, one Captain Robert Kidd, buccaneer, was a man of distinction in the Dutch colony of the Bronx, where stories are still current of … Continue reading PIRATES: Captain Kidd and Campobello Island
My take on the article below. What do you think? Will you hide your treasure finds? Having followed some of the major treasure battles throughout the years and also based on some personal experience, it always amazes me that the … Continue reading HIDDEN TREASURES: Be careful what you wish for Government Folks. You could be losing!
From: Canadian Treasure ‹ Geological Society of London blog Here is a treasure map found in the bottom drawer amongst the miscellany of uncatalogued maps that live there. It’s a bit of a peculiarity. Dedicated to a mother, it’s an … Continue reading EXPLORE: A Grand Manan Treasure Map.
It seems every island makes the claim that Captain Kidd buried treasure there and as this colourful story from 1930 shows, Grand Manan is no exception … and they have “Money Cove” to prove it. Click to access d4752-treasure_-the-legend-of-captain-kidds-treasure-at-money-cove-grand-manan.pdf Continue reading TREASURE: Did Captain Kidd bury treasure at Money Cove, Grand Manan?
Another great Google map showing some of the sea glass sites in Nova Scotia. It’s a personal map that can’t be shared … so follow this link to get the details: BEST PLACES FOR SEAGLASS IN NOVA SCOTIA GET MORE … Continue reading EXPLORE NS: Another great map for Sea Glass lovers
The Whydah Galley was a fully rigged galley ship that was originally built as a passenger, cargo, and slave ship. On the return leg of its maiden voyage of the triangle trade, it began a new role in the Golden … Continue reading TREASURE: Wreck of the Treasure Ship Whydah
UMaine and tribal experts collaborate to save Maine’s rare petroglyphs on Machias Bay Buried and engraved along Maine’s coast are valuable pieces of the region’s past at risk of being lost forever. But before they’re gone, researchers at the University … Continue reading STORIES ON STONE: Saving Maine Petroglyphs
Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone Lake Winnipesaukee mystery stone at the New Hampshire Historical Society For its size New Hampshire seems to have a large number of mysteries and many of these are found in numerous writings online and offline. My family … Continue reading MYSTERIES: New Hampshire mystery stone baffles the experts
by Art MacKay, October 14th, 2015 THE VISUALSTHE STORY: Many of us believe that a mystery unexplained remains a mystery and this seems to be true for Isle Haute, a particularly isolated and rugged island lying off Minas Basin in the … Continue reading TREASURE: Pirate Ned Low, Captain Kidd and the Treasure of Isle Haute, NS
Named after a beautiful tropical bird the Whydah. this infamous gally served first as a slave ship and subsequently under pirate “Black Sam” Bellamy. But in spite of its marauding presence along American shores, it finally in the spring of … Continue reading TREASURE: THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SHIP WHYDAH
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Here’s a great article on one excellent seaglass site on Grand Manan Island. Does anyone have other Island sites to recommend? Click to access eastcoastmermaid.com-guide-to-planning-your-grand-manan-seaglass-weekend.pdf Continue reading EXPLORE: Seaglass on Grand Manan Island, NB
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Time to dream about summer exploration? This fabulous Google Map shows many of the shipwrecks along the New England coast. Click on each button to get the information on each wreck. Continue reading EXPLORE: Shipwrecks of New England…