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January 5, 2008



Theory points to possible connection with nearby Birch Island

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HALIFAX, Nova Scotia: Tuesday, January 1st, 2008- -
For the past two centuries, the tunnels of Nova Scotia’s Oak Island have piqued the imagination of historians and treasure hunters alike. Now, a new theory by First Nations researcher Keith Ranville may add fresh speculation to the mystery. Based on a unique reading of an inscription once found in the “Money Pit,” Mr. Ranville believes that the answer to the riddle may be found on nearby Birch Island.

Oak Island, located on the scenic Mahone Bay about an hour’s drive south of the provincial capital of Halifax, has been associated with buried treasure since the late 18th century. Local settlers reportedly found a ship’s tackle block hanging from a tree branch, overhanging a large depression in the ground.

Early efforts to dig down failed when the diggers encountered layers of timber every 10 feet. In the ensuing generations, several organized excavation attempts have drilled down nearly 200 feet, en route encountering some artifacts within the staggered layers of logs, clay, putty, charcoal, flagstones and most perplexingly, coconut husks.

During the earlier diggings of 1800’s, the tunnel had become flooded by seawater – which many believed was the result booby trap being sprung – thus complicating further digging since then. A drilling effort in the mid 1800’s was said to have uncovered fragments of a gold chain. In 1971, a camera was lowered into the pit and reportedly captured images of wooden chests and human remains.

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Young Franklin Roosevelt

Among the scores of enthusiastic treasure hunters was a young Franklin Roosevelt, one of the investors in a 1909 excavation attempt.

One of the most fascinating artifacts from the pit was said to be a flat stone recovered at the 90 foot depth, carrying a mysterious inscription. A fragment of stone with similar symbols was found nearby in Smith’s Cove in the 1930’s. The stone tablet itself has gone missing, but a record of its symbols remains. Until now, the consensus is that the symbols are a code translated as; “forty feet below two million pounds are buried.”

Oak Island Money pit inscriptions

However, Keith Ranville’s theory offers a different interpretation as to the stone’s symbols, which could lead to a new explanation of the Oak Island mystery. “I believe these symbols have been incorrectly assumed to stand for something else. In the First Nations tradition that I’m a part of, we believe symbols should simply be looked at in and of themselves, rather than thinking of them as codes that have to be cracked,” Mr. Ranville explained. “In the pictograms of Cree Salavics, for example, the images are meant to be descriptive, not abstract.” Using this approach, Mr. Ranville examined the Oak Island symbols and found what may be a set of instructions about a tunnel system involving both Oak Island and nearby Birch Island.

Keith Ranville's Translations

For example, the stone inscription begins with a triangle symbol, which is repeated throughout. Mr. Ranville believes that this represents nearby Birch Island, which has a distinctly triangular clearing on its north shore. Likewise, a symbol showing a circle divided into two hemispheres can be thought of as representing north/south directional markers. A series of dots in singles, pairs and triplets may be quantitative symbols.

Examining all the symbols in this way, Mr. Ranville believes that the symbols on the Money Pit’s stone tablet are actually technical instructions describing the location and layout of a possible underground network involving both Oak Island and Birch Island. Oak Island inscribed artifact with the same inscriptions as the money pit symbol's

“There was a fragment of another stone tablet that was found on Oak Island’s Smith Cove in the 1930’s,” Mr. Ranville explained. “It too has these types of symbols, but one in particular appears to be a Greek symbol designating ‘underwater door’. In conjunction with the other symbols, I believe this points to underwater doors and additional shafts on Birch Island itself.”
Oak Island/Smiths Cove

Smith’s Cove is on the part of Oak Island that is closest to Birch Island, and is said to have yielded several artifacts itself over the years.

“Based on the inscribed symbols, I think we should be looking at Oak Island and Birch Island together in order to solve the mystery. If Birch Island proves to have underwater doors and tunnels around its triangular clearing, then it would be a huge step forward in our understanding of what Oak Island is all about.”

There have been many, occasionally bizarre, theories as to what the Oak Island tunnels may contain: a Masonic vault containing the Holy Grail, Viking or Pirate booty, Inca treasure, the French Royal Crown Jewels, payroll for colonial British soldiers or even the secret writings of Francis Bacon. Mr. Ranville prefers not to speculate. “Those are interesting and sometimes funny theories, but I’d rather just look at the evidence that we do have, and go from there.”

A oak Island etching of a Pirate monk & Dog discovered by Keith Ranville

I not only ciphered symbols I brought out images from out of in stone? In relation to the oak island mystery. I am still in the midst of solving this mystery these images play a key role in solving this mystery my goal is to solve this mystery and be on my way.

Please enjoy my work I am working hard to bring forward my work to the world to view at my own expense and time.

Mr. Ranville is a self-taught researcher born in Manitoba. While living in Vancouver, he became acquainted with the Oak Island mystery and began studying it.

Both Oak Island and Birch Island are private property, and access must be sought by permission of the landowners.

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Leading Oak Island Independent Researcher

Canadian First Nations & Sinclair Heritage

Keith Ranville





Anonymous said...

thats kewl but in the olden days how did they know how to make stuff like that?

Anonymous said...

Scroll down this page and you will see some illustrations that are eerily similar to the shaft at Oak Island. Perhaps it was something like this...

kevin randle said...

looking at the etching of a Pirate monk & Dog makes me wonder if the outline is part of a coastal map. just a thought
many thanks and hope this helps in your quest

Anonymous said...

Seems that the pit is associated with treasure and that much effort was made to keep intruders out. What the real reason for all of the oaken blockade SEALS at intervals and the water gates.... may be to keep something IN. Something thought to be so evil and destructive that all efforts were made to keep mankind "safe" by encasing and sealing it away. Several "secret" societies come to mind. Just a thought

Anonymous said...

Whatever was there, is gone now.

scebuck said...

I can't help but wonder,,, maybe the booby traps or water shafts are simply air vents. Maybe when the original shaft was built the sea level was a lot lower and the shafts were actually above sea level? Just a thought,,, very new to this and very interested. Any thoughts anyone?

Anonymous said...

Is it possible the booby traps or water tunnels that keep flooding the pit were actually above sea level at the time of the original digging and they were simply air vents? Just wondering,,, I am new to the money pit and find it very interesting. Any thoughts?

Anonymous said...

if whatever is down there is 'alien', shouldn't the language on the artifacts be too?.i think we should look to mathematics to solving the stone tablet.

RJM said...

I stumbled across this site, whilst reading about oak Island. Its a great site and I wish there was more excavations being done.

Its strange that the pirate carved in the stone looks to have a sword thrust through his back, also I was wondering with teh stone tablets, which way is up? Like it could be looked at upside down, and not known if its being read backwards.

mohd said...

I want to ask if some one helped to solved this mystery. what will he get. if treasures found , who will be the owner Govt/ owner of that place/ researcher/ treasure hunters that worked here/

Kindly confirm me it that what amount of money will be given to that person who solved it finally.

Remark: If there is stone found there in some code . how can you decide that codes written on that are concerned to oak island treasure. b'coz Earth crust changed a lot of forms it can be possible that stone codes shiftes by earth layes bhut connected to other treasurs or historical data. you should know the age of stone by carban dating and match the period of age and treasure buried or apply any other method.

Unknown said...

I know 3 of the symbols on the stone. It comes from my study in Angelic script.

Unknown said...

It is Alien, its Angelic Script

Anonymous said...

According to (The Cassiopaean channeling experiment of Laura Knight-Jadczyk)it is a trans dimensional atomic remolacularizer which was buried there by reptilian aliens thousands of years ago and occasionally gets activated due to transitional geomagnetic anomalies. Note the similarity of the symbols to that of the Roswell UFO I-beam, which was also connected to this same group of aliens (reptilian/grey) Just some things to ponder on. Good site BTW.

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Anonymous said...

i see 5 of those symbols before there masonic symbols the two c looking symbols are a M.

Anonymous said...

i have seen those symbols before there mosonic i know these because i have studied them indept. the c symbol means M in masonic code.

Anonymous said...

i have seen those symbols before there mosonic i know these because i have studied them indept. the c symbol means M in masonic code.

Anonymous said...

jan 2014- as far as i can tell the new History channel show is showing the guys owning oak island are determined to find the mystery no matter what it takes...
no one is going off island no matter how many fake or real designs are drawn in the sand of 100 islands... DERRUFO
Ufo researcher--since 1991...
(remember it was(seemingly)buried
by People hoping it never was found, odd eh ? not treasure then.)

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