Who Found
Sophia Sellers
When Found
1878
Where Found
Located about 2/3 of the way between the Money Pit east to Smith's Cove
Firsthand / Secondhand
References
See R.V. Harris, pg 78. See D'Arcy O'Connor, Pg. 51&53. See Rupert Furneaux's, "The Money Pit Mystery", Pgs 116 to 119
Location Today
On original Roper Survey but this is apparently inaccurately placed but corrected in subsequent versions
Oddity Factor
Assessment of Authenticity
Comments
Explored in 1890 by Blair etc; in 1940 by Hamilton and Blitzed by Dunfield in 1965. Hamilton found labyrinth of tunnels surrounding the Cave-in shaft&found "a large, flat stone, not native to that level and, along side it several pieces of chewing tobacco in good state of preservation"
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