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By Richard T. Bennett. The true story of a socialite Confederate spy and her journey to save the South. The 150 year-old legend of the Poverty Island Sunken Treasure. (Bennett is a regular presenter at SCHRC’s Second Saturdays speakers’ series.)

Richard T. Bennett, Master Scuba Diver Trainer presents the legendary story The Sunken Treasure of Poverty Island, a treasure that has haunted diving treasure hunters since the first documented report in 1904. Travel with Bennett from the Civil War days to Lake Michigan’s cold and frigid depths in his decade long quest for the reported $300,000,000 in lost gold.

Poverty Island is a small island in the U.S. state of Michigan. The island is within Delta County in Lake Michigan and is home to the Poverty Island Light Station, an abandoned lighthouse which is in disrepair. Poverty Island is currently owned by the federal government.

This is such a great mystery and a good read.