Buried under the tundra on a windy cape of Baffin Island lies one of the most important archeological finds in Canada. An untrained eye would miss it—but not scientist Pat Sutherland. Her new work here at the place they call … Continue reading The Norse: An Arctic Mystery
Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone For its size New Hampshire seems to have a large number of mysteries and many of these are found in numerous writings online and offline. My family duties are keeping me close to home lately so … Continue reading MYSTERIES: New Hampshire mystery stone baffles the experts
All of the basic information on Downeast forts and fortifications from the Canadian Maritimes to Cape Cod. Explore great sites and fascinating history. View the larger map. Click the symbol top right. Continue reading EXPLORE: Planning to explore Downeast Forts and Fortifications this year? Do a Virtual Tour Right Now
The remarkable story of the discovery of the Whydah and its treasures. Barry Clifford found Whydah’s wreck in 1984, relying heavily on Southack’s 1717 map of the wreck site – a modern-day, true-to-life “pirate treasure map” leading to what was at … Continue reading TREASURE: The Wreck of the Pirate Ship Whydah
Perhaps government needs to develop a cooperative trusting relationship with amateur archaeologists? Having followed some of the major treasure battles throughout the years and also based on some personal experience, it always amazes me that the “professionals” have passed laws … Continue reading HIDDEN TREASURES: Be careful what you wish for!
One of our excellent author-historians published a great book many years ago called History of islands & islets in the Bay of Fundy, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, 1876. In it is this intriguing section: Champlain speaks of having anchored at … Continue reading MYSTERIES: If Champlain’s Anchor was found on Grand Manan, where is it now?
If you are visiting Nova Scotia, be sure to include this in your “bucket list”. On September 15th, 1773, the Hector sailed into Pictou harbour. Aboard were 189 Scottish immigrants who had boarded the ship in Loch Broom more than … Continue reading Nova Scotia : Hector Heritage Quay – The Symbol of Scottish Immigration
The Wreckage of SS Andrea Doria is badly deteriorated according to latest findingsFeaturedInstant ArticlesNewsJul 18, 2016 As a result of a disastrous collision between a cruise liner and another ship off the coast of Nantucket six decades ago, dozens of people … Continue reading The Wreckage of SS Andrea Doria is badly deteriorated according to latest findings