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Treasure at Glenora

Treasure at Glenora
County Tales

View of Glenora escarpment

At Glenora there is a cave some 50 feet from the top, which can only be reached by a narrow path along the face of the cliff.

During the Seven Years War, a French admiral watched from the cave while the British and French fleets fought one of the last marine battles of the war. Fearing defeat, the admiral hid all his treasure in an adjoining room-sized cave and sealed the small entrance to it.

No record can be found of the admiral ever returning to claim it and his treasure still waits somewhere high up on the cliff.

Fact or ficton? You decide …

Story reprinted with permission of Author Janet Kellough from her book “The Legendary Guide to Prince Edward County”.

About Janet Kellough

The tragic tales, outrageous gossip and fascinating history of Ontario’s Prince Edward County are all grist for the mill for writer and storyteller Janet Kellough. From shipwrecks to lost love to the romantic legacy of the dance hall era, Kellough’s writing captures the essence of a unique people and a very special place. Visit Janet at janetkellough.com

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