Who really knows that the real mystery of Oak Island is

Oak Island is a small privately-owned piece of land off of the coast of Nova Scotia Canada. At first it may seem like another beautiful little Canadian island, but it is also the focal point of a treasure hunt that has lasted for more than two centuries.


Historians, amateur treasure hunters, and mystery fans have long wondered what the mystery of Oak Island is and why it has captured the imagination of a whole new audience of television viewers.


Background


The Oak Island mystery began in the late eighteenth century when a dying member of the crew of notorious pirate Captain Kidd who claimed, shortly before his death, that a treasure was buried on Oak Island worth two million British pounds.