Grand Manan produces dulse for the world Roughly 1 million pounds of wet dulse is harvested from Grand Manan’s Dark Harbour annually CBC News Posted: Jan 23, 2016 4:30 PM AT Last Updated: Jan 23, 2016 5:50 PM AT Dulse … Continue reading SEAFOOD: Grand Manan, NB produces dulse for the world
It seems every island makes the claim that Captain Kidd buried treasure there and as this colourful story from 1930 shows, Grand Manan is no exception … and they have “Money Cove” to prove it. Read the story here. TREASURE_ The … Continue reading TREASURE: Did Captain Kidd bury treasure at Money Cove, Grand Manan?
THE STORY You can make it fancy or the way I really like it … plain old fried dough with wild strawberry jam or just slathered with real butter! It seems like yesterday rather than 60 years ago … Continue reading FOOD: Remembering Fried Dough – An Original Fundy Wonder
The results of research carried out on Grand Manan Island in the early 1960s. Read the digital version FREE or purchase a printed copy at: The Freshwater Fishes of Grand Manan By Art MacKay in PLACES – GRAND MANAN 16 … Continue reading PLACES: The Freshwater Fishes of Grand Manan
Grand Manan is rugged and beautiful and has attracted artists and photographers for many, many years. This is a small collection of old images taken primarily from postcards. Continue reading IMAGES: Some old images from Grand Manan Island
Have I told you about Willis Doughty and his son Everett Doughty from Deer Island … the one in Passamaquoddy Bay? These were the guys who bought the family herring carrier, “Lois and Isabel” later in her life. As my brothers … Continue reading SHORT STORIES: Storm Warning!! Storm Warning!! Storm Warning!! |
If this is even nearly true, times have changed considerably. This story from Harper’s Magazine 1903, captures some of the island flavour and state of medicine a century ago. Seems times have changed considerably. But I wonder … was it … Continue reading HISTORY: Medicine on Grand Manan Island a Century Ago
A post card from our Lois Guptill-McKay Collection. While the card was originally meant to be sent by Chester Guptill to his young daughter Lois back in the 1940s, it seems “decorum” resulted in a hand delivery after the fact. … Continue reading HUMO/UR: Looking back to a 1940s version of “his” and “hers”
A TRUE STORY (FROM GRAND MANAN) 1943 On Sept. 23rd 1943 while vacationing on Grand Manan, Isabel (Guptill Bosien) and Bud went harbour pollock fishing. The catch was about two dozen caught from the breakwater at Ingall’s Head. A dozen … Continue reading PLACES: A true story from Grand Manan … with a moral, 1943
Imagine taking 6 hours to travel 16 miles from North Head to southern Head! ABOUT Imagine catching the tides and the wind to slowly sail your way to visit Grand Manan. It’s 1891 and Samuel Adams Drake is exploring the … Continue reading EXPLORE: Prowling Grand Manan Island by sail, foot and horse, 1891
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?