If you love learning about pirates and ships, then you need to follow the Whydah Pirate Museum online!! WHYDAH PIRATE MUSEUM Continue reading HISTORY: Hands On History at Whydah Pirate Museum!
CBC News was granted a sneak peek of work being done on a $1.8M project to re-create historic settlement CBC News · Posted: Oct 23, 2019 7:05 AM AT Work continues on the Place Fort La Tour project in Saint John. … Continue reading LOOKING BACK – Development of Fort La Tour taking shape, set to open next year – CBC 2019
It was obvious back in 1915 that actions like offshore drilling are no longer just local in scope and concern and Nova Scotia continues its offshore oil developments in 2022. But George’s Banks has been recognized as a vital resources … Continue reading ISSUES: Canada extends protection for Georges Banks, but continues massive oil exploration and development in Offshore Nova Scotia.
Learn More at Door 8 – Canadian Treasure — Geological Society of London blog Continue reading TREASURE – UK’s Geological Society explores Fundy treasure sites online. WE ARE FAMOUS!!
This was written in 2013 when the future of my hometown looked bleak. Today, properties have passed to the next generation and younger entrepreneurs are buying and fixing up old retail spaces and bringing the potential for new life to … Continue reading COMMUNITY: The painful death of my hometowns – St. Stephen, NB and Calais, ME
Painting created from a very old black and white online photo of a man looking across the water from Campobello NB to Lubec Maine. Purchase copies at Fine Art America Continue reading ART – Lubec, Maine as seen from Campobello, NB – From a Vintage Photo
It’s true it’s over a 100 years now and Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree. THE HALIFAX EXPLOSION – On December 6, 1917 at 9:00 AM, the Halifax Explosion severely destroyed much of the city. Boston authorities … Continue reading HISTORY: It’s 105 years now but Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree.
The Story: Back in 2002, architect, amateur historian and native Cape Bretoner Paul Chiasson went for a hike up Kelly’s Mountain on Cape Dauphin near Sydney on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. What he found has been the subject of … Continue reading MYSTERIES: The 500 Year Old Chinese City on Cape Breton Island
Glooscap or Glooskap is featured in legends and stories from New England to Newfoundland and Labrador. In fact, recent writers have speculated that Glooscap was, in fact, Scottish Prince Henry Sinclair and some have even extended this to a connection … Continue reading ART – Glooscap – Another Favorite by Art MacKay
Art MacKay did this painting of a Mill Town in Quebec way back in 1955 Anyone know where this is? If you would like to have a copy for your wall click here – https://fineartamerica.com/featured/mill-town-quebec-art-mackay.html Continue reading ART – Painting of a Mill Town in Quebec. 1955
So can we change history? Dave Stephens Cartoon Once more, announcements are being made about the new oil pipelines, oil and gas infrastructure in Saint John, and the increased traffic and risks to the Bay of Fundy. Predictably, the environmentalists have … Continue reading ISSUES: History shows we won’t stop Superport Fundy….
I remember when Connors was acquired by George Weston Ltd. in 1967. At the time, it was mainly just another takeover by the big boys, with the usual siphoning off of our resource dollars to folks far, far away. But … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC
During the 60’s and 70’s, woodlot owners fought hard for the establishment of marketing boards, realizing that without them, they had no hope of being paid a fair dollar for their wood, since the large forestry companies had all the … Continue reading ISSUES – Private Woodlot Owners: The Most Unfairly Treated Group in New Brunswick? – Has anything changed???
Artwork crearted from a vintage B&W image of Victoria Bridge in Quebec 1878. Click here to see more Continue reading ART – See Victoria Bridge in Quebec 1878 – The original and new artwork
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W image of Perce Rock Quebec from an old engraving. If you would like a copy for your wall or publications get in touch and we will let you know what is available. Continue reading HISTORY IN COLOR – See Perce Rock Quebec from an old engraving – The original and new colorized version
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W image of lobstering in the Quoddy Area c.1890 – Tides Institute photo. Does anyone know where this might be? If you would like a copy for your wall or publications get in touch … Continue reading HISTORY IN COLOR – See lobstering in the Quoddy Area c.1890 – The original and new colorized version
Building Half Moon Cove Road for Passamaquoddy Power Project Pleasant Point, Maine 1920s Continue reading COLORIZED HISTORY – Building Half Moon Cove Road for Tidal Power Project 1920s
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W image of a Maine winter lumber camp around 1900. If you would like a copy for your wall or publications get in touch and we will let you know what is available. Continue reading COLORIZED HISTORY – See a Maine winter lumber camp around 1900 – The original and new colorized version
Colorized and edited vintage B&W images of the customs building in St. Stephen, NB back in 1936. If you would like a copy for your wall or publications get in touch and we will let you know what is available. Continue reading COLORIZED HISTORY – See the Customs Building in St. Stephen in 1936 – The original and new colorized version
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W image of Main Street in Kennebunk, Maine in 1917. If you would like a copy for your wall or publications get in touch and we will let you know what is available. Continue reading COLORIZED – Main Street in Kennebunk, Maine in 1917
by Art MacKay, October 14th, 2015 THE VISUALSTHE STORY: Many of us believe that a mystery unexplained remains a mystery and this seems to be true for Isle Haute, a particularly isolated and rugged island lying off Minas Basin in the … Continue reading TREASURE: Pirate Ned Low, Captain Kidd and the Treasure of Isle Haute, NS
A colorized and edited vintage B&W image of a native warrior. Based on an image from the Native American History on FB. Anyone know who he is and when the photo was taken? If you would like a copy for … Continue reading COLORIZED – An edited vintage image of a native American warrior – ID needed.
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W photo of a vintage ball game at a 1 room school in Cornwall PEI . If you would like a copy for your wall or publications let us know and we will let … Continue reading COLORIZED – Vintage Ball Game at a 1 Room School in Cornwall PEI – 1918
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W drawing of the fishing vessel Village Belle – NFLD 1919 . If you would like a copy for your wall or publications let us know and we will let you know what is … Continue reading COLORIZED – The Fishing Vessel Village Belle – NFLD 1919
A colorized and edited vintage B&W drawing of a Log Drive through the Reversing Falls in Saint John, NB. If you would like a copy for your wall or publications let us know and we will let you know what … Continue reading LOOKING BACK – Log Drive Through Reversing Falls, Saint John, NB
Colorized and edited version of Passamaquoddy Chief Wa Neptune, Pleasant Point Reservation, Maine around 1930. Want a copy for your wall or publication? Get in touch. Continue reading NATIVE AMERICANS – Chief Wa Neptune in Color.
I’m in the process of scanning old documents and press clipping. This particular one appeared in the Telegraph Journal back in 2000, the same year I received the Visionary Award from the Gulf of Maine Council. I’ve read it through … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: 21 years have passed and the Bay of Fundy isn’t getting better…
As reported below, the Sisson Mine project was given EIA approval to Northcliff Resources’s some years ago for an open pit mine project, near Fredericton,, subject to 40 conditions. But wait!!! The project is still alive it seems. See – Northcliff … Continue reading LOOKING BACK AND FORWARD: Sisson Mine project given EIA approval – New Brunswick
If this is true then in gives hope to fisheries recoveries up and down the Atlantica coast. But, clearly it will require adjustments and sensible management in the face of impacts to the fishermen themselves. Are we ready? History says … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: Cod recovery ‘quite spectacular’ in Newfoundland and Labrador – but more time needed for recovery.
A gold coin was found this summer by Edward Hynes, a local amateur historian. Considered to be the oldest English coin ever discovered in Canada, this quarter noble was minted in London sometime between 1422 AD and 1427 AD. Click … Continue reading TREASURE – 1422 Medieval Coin discovered in Newfoundland – by Ashley Cowie
In the 1980s when the government repainted the tower at West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec, Maine, for some reason, they painted 12 stripes (6 red and 6 white), instead of the 15 stripes (8 red and 7 white) … Continue reading LIGHTHOUSES – Maine’s Famo/us Quoddy Lighthouse Being Painted … WRONG
What do you think??? Everyday trucks like this one roll into our municipalities across the northeast and remove the wealth that we as citizens have contributed that day. Wealth that we once owned and controlled by us now goes to … Continue reading ENERGY: EXPORTED WEALTH = EXPORTED POWER
Updated June 2022 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE FILES AT TEACHERS PAY TEACHERS CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE ART PRODUCTS AT FINE ART AMERICA Continue reading EXTINCTION: The Great Auk – Gone but not forgotten.
ANNUAL REPORT 2019 N.B. Deer Association, Charlotte Co. Division EDITORS NOTE: It’s been years since we last received a report from Bambi Deerburger. We just found this version in an email that came from an address in St. Andrews, NB. … Continue reading ISSUES: Bambi reports on deer life today … not heard from since 2008…
I quite admire Bruce S. Wright for his work many years ago. Bruce’s view was that scientific papers are nice but getting the facts to the public is nicer. He wrote on many fascinating subjects and, in fact, authored numerous … Continue reading CREATURES – The Eastern Cougar never was a myth … proof from the past
NOVEMBER 17, 2015 Habib Dagher, director of UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, in front of the VolturnUS prototype wind turbine deployed off the shores of Castine in 2014. BY JAMES MCCARTHY Monday’s announcement that a consortium led … Continue reading LOOKING BACK & FORWARD: University of Maine offshore wind project continues.
Believe or don’t believe it, my art career began in the 1950s. I know it is really hard for the new guard to believe, but there really wasn’t any internet, Google image search, Pinterest, Wikimedia Commons or any of the … Continue reading SWIPE FILES — Any of you artists remember swipe files?
BEOTHUCK FACTS? – 23 Friday Nov 2012POSTED BY NLARCHAEOLOGY IN BOYD’S COVE, NEWFOUNDLAND Beothuk sites in red. Many people in Newfoundland and Labrador believe they have a good understanding of the Beothuk. Yet there is still a great deal of … Continue reading PEOPLE: More about the Beothuk in NFLD/LAB
A GREAT STORY FROM ANCIENT-ORIGINS.NET CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE STORY!! The Beothuck Key Finding a Lost Chinese-Norse Civilization in Canada Continue reading PEOPLE: The Beothuck Key: Finding a Lost Chinese-Norse Civilization in Canada