History from the Quoddy Tides, Eastport, Maine Continue reading HISTORY: Who was there when the Brits occupied Eastport, Maine ?
Expulsions, killings, scalpings Things you should know … atrocities from both sides were common back in the 1600s. Not a nice time to live and blame is a rough thing to assign. But we are still doing it. Perhaps it’s … Continue reading WAR LIVES ON: Perhaps it’s time to put history to rest?
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
Can anyone remember this? Street Lamp Maintenance, 1910. From: History Nova Scotia Continue reading HISTORY: Municipal maintenance has changed … a little 😉
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
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
Recently, statues and other displays of historical figures have been removed or damaged because of their documented involvement with scalping and other actions against their enemies of the time. Among those figures is Edward Cornwallis who was the governor of … Continue reading HISTORY: The Truth about Scalping
PLANNING YOUR SUMMER? How about a trip to Norumbega?This fantastic and great Native American city, Norumbega, was first discovered by a lost Englishman back in the fifteen hundreds and folks have been looking for it ever since. It is on … Continue reading EXPLORE: PLANNING YOUR SUMMER? How about a trip to Norumbega?