Author Kathy Dowsett

Kathy is the owner of Kirk Scuba Gear, a passionate Scuba Diver, Ocean Advocate and Managing Editor of The Scuba News Canada

Scuba Features Oshawa
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Buried Treasure Oshawa: War of 1812

Perhaps fact or legend,we too have a local Oshawa story of a buried Army Chest reported to be 37,000 pounds sterling or $100,000. At a distance of two miles to the west of Oshawa’s present day harbour is Stone’s Cove and Roger’s beach, During the war when Lake Ontario had a higher elevation instead of the current marsh and a creek, it was an area open to seafaring.

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