During King William’s War, in 1689, when he was nine years of age, John Gyles was living with his family at Fort Charles. On 2 August, while labouring with his father Thomas near the new fort, he was taken prisoner … Continue reading HISTORY: Odd Adventures, Strange Deliverances in the Captivity of John Giles, Esq. 1736.
Are you a pirate fan? Howard Pyles Book of Pirates is one of the most influential books ever written. Read it now or bookmark it to read later. Continue reading READ NOW: Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates
During the process of researching our coastal lighthouses, I ran across this publication. If you would like to experience things the way they were, then this is a really great read and source of information. [pdf-embedder url=”https://archiveatlantic.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/126ca-anchor-to-windward.pdf”%5D https://archive.org/stream/anchortowindward006018mbp?ui=embed#mode/2up Continue reading EXPLORE: Sailing the Downeast coast in the 1930s