Monday, January 03, 2011
Families Fight Over Buried Pirate Treasure
"Some believe the island may have been used in the past as a staging ground for pirates and that their treasures may still be hidden in caves"
A family is claiming it has owned the disputed "buried treasure" land at Fortune Hill, San Salvador for more than 100 years.
During a press conference yesterday morning, Dennis Bethel announced that the land being excavated on Fortune Hill belonged to his great-grandfather Nimrod Newton, by way of a Crown grant dated August 8, 1876.
The Newton tract . . .
Full story at: The Tribune (Bahamas)