Lecture on "Oak Island's Daniel McGinnis- The Man Behind the Myth"
Presented by Kel Hancock, Windsor NS
Kel Hancock was born in Windsor and grew up in the community of Falmouth. At age 17, he joined the West Nova Scotia Regiment in Windsor and served until he enrolled in the Regular Force.
Since release from the military he has worked as a staff reporter for a daily newspaper, a free-lance journalist, and the Backstage Manager for the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Kel is a life member of the Royal Canadian Regiment Association and a member of the West Nova Scotia Regiment Association Board of Directors. He also serves as a Peer Support Counsellor where he provides support to veterans and serving members of the CF.
As an amateur historian, with a keen interest in genealogy, Kel has spent many years studying the history of our region and its people. He has spent 30 years studying the Oak Island mystery and has been involved as a consultant to the Lagina brothers and the producers of the History Channel show, The Curse of Oak Island.
He is a member of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, The West Hants Historical Society, The Royal United Services Institute, The North British Society, and the Clan MacInnes Society.