THE UNENDING HISTORY OF WHALING – ARTICLE 2 – MARGARINE

How whale oil created Unilever While a geological discovery in Albert County, NB took pressure off whales by creating an alternate source of lamp oil, a new demand kept the pressure on for decades after. *********************************************** [pdf-embedder url=”https://archiveatlantic.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/0e425-the-unending-history-of-whaling-article-2-margarine.pdf” title=”THE UNENDING … Continue reading THE UNENDING HISTORY OF WHALING – ARTICLE 2 – MARGARINE

EXPLORE: Planning to explore Downeast Forts and Fortifications this year? Do a Virtual Tour Right Now

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

TREASURE: The Wreck of the Pirate Ship Whydah

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

MYSTERIES: More on the ghost ship Mary Celeste

More about the Mary Celeste Some artwork, passengers and crew, Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote the first article and an interesting newspaper article. [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”5″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”] See original post here: http://archiveatlantic.com/2018/12/21/mystery-146-years-ago-this-month-the-ghost-ship-mary-celeste-was-found-empty-and-adrift-at-sea-what-happened/ Source: thehindu.com Source: Curious to know and see: … Continue reading MYSTERIES: More on the ghost ship Mary Celeste

HISTORY: This Abandoned Arsenal In Augusta Has A Troubling History That Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

From arsenal to horror stories.     From WCYY Radio. The Kennebec Arsenal in Augusta is a historic landmark that has a confusing and somewhat controversial history. The original large stone building was built to serve as a major arsenal … Continue reading HISTORY: This Abandoned Arsenal In Augusta Has A Troubling History That Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

HISTORY: One of the most extensive and growing collection of articles about Atlantic Canada and beyond!

New Brunswick History and Other Stuff – See them all at johnwood1946 Table of Contents, Rev. December 19, 2018 The blog posts follow this Table of Contents, in the sequence shown. To access a particular post, copy and paste the title, or a … Continue reading HISTORY: One of the most extensive and growing collection of articles about Atlantic Canada and beyond!

HISTORY: It’s 100 years now but Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree.

It’s true it’s over a 100 years now and Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree. First posted December 3, 2018. Reposted December 18, 2018   Halifax Explosion On December 6, 1917 at 9:00 AM, the Halifax Explosion severely destroyed … Continue reading HISTORY: It’s 100 years now but Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree.