The Mystery of Oak Island Has a 200-Year-Old History That's Still Being Uncovered Today

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The Origin of the Hidden Treasure

Naturally, there are tons of theories backing Oak Island. Some believe that the theory of William Shakespeare was actually the pen name of Francis Bacon and that Bacon buried his Skakespearean manuscripts and earnings on the island. Others believed that the treasure belongs to Marie Antoinette, who had a maid bury her riches during the French Revolution.

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A Few Other Theories

Other theories revolve around the sea. Some think that Scottish sailor Captain Kidd hid parts of his treasure on Oak Island. Others think that it’s Captain Blackbeard’s treasures…

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