The Characters of Oak Island: Samuel Ball — Respected Cabbage Farmer or Something More?

Did a Former Slave Find the Mysterious Treasure That Has Intrigued Treasure Hunters for Over 200 Years?

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Despite the suggestion in The Curse of Oak Island, this is not Samual Ball. The painting is Thoughts of Liberia by Edwin White (1861)
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Contentment by John Adams Elder, a painting used to represent the image of Samual Ball by The Curse of Oak Island TV show. No likenesses of Ball are known to exist.
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An example of a blockhouse. Completed in 1750, Fort Edward in Nova Scotia, Canada is the oldest remaining military blockhouse in North America. | Hantsheroes
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A Black Loyalist wood cutter at Shelburne, Nova Scotia by Captain William Booth, 1788.
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The location of Sam’s Island relative to Oak Island.
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The Oak Island swamp. Screengrab by f15herk1ng | Reddit
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Captain James Anderson
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Replica of the alleged “90ft Stone” with a translation given as “Forty feet below, two million pounds are buried”
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Smuggler’s Cave near Skerries, Co. Dublin

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