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)

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