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. Continue reading EXPLORE: Sailing the Downeast coast in the 1930s
A great treasure hunt. Maybe you can find it? THE STORY Major Gilfred Studholm, in command of Fort Howe at Saint John, welcomed the Loyalists in 1783 and helped them settle in Saint John, NB and surrounding areas including Apohaqui. … Continue reading MYSTERIES: Where did Major Studholme hide his treasure and who will find it?
The Passamaquoddy Area of the Bay of Fundy is one of the most important on the east coast. ABOUT When billions of tons of water rush in and out through Head Harbour Passage twice each day, something magical happens. … Continue reading EXPLORE: The Quoddy Region where something “magical” happens.
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
Campobello Island does not have year around direct access to the Canadian mainland. The following presentation provides an outline of a recent study carried out to determine the best way to resolve this problem. Allow enough time for the flipbook … Continue reading ISSUES: Details of the Campobello Ferry Study
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
Victoria Park in located along the waterfront of Charlottetown, the capital city of Prince Edward Island. It is home to the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, was an important colony under New France and eventually was occupied by the British who … Continue reading EXPLORE: Prince Edward Battery, Victoria Park, Charlottetown, PEI
Explore the Downeast coastal area from Labrador to Connecticut. Download the free digital copy or buy the book. New Publication (4) By Art MacKay in TRAVEL 98 pages, published 12/28/2018 This wikibook covers key information for the Downeast coast from Labrador … Continue reading EXPLORE: Starting to think about spring? Get all the basic Downeast travel info here.
Like old forts and fortifications? Make sure you visit these when you are in Saint John, NB. Continue reading EXPLORE: Some old fort and fortification sites in Saint John, NB
How desire and vision changed the community on Fogo Island, Newfoundland Investing in a community on a remote island in Newfoundland. Read this remarkable story from the Globe and Mail! Give the following flipbook time to load so you can … Continue reading EXPLORE: World-class Fogo Island, Newfoundland – The remarkable story of Zita Cobb.
Projected sea level rise will change many of our familiar coastal areas … like Maine’s famous Old Orchard Beach. The question is, “How will we respond?“ The possible changes are clear in these two map projections for a 2 degree … Continue reading ISSUES – SEA LEVEL RISE: Will it be the end of Old Orchard Beach as we know it?