There is much written about Norse explorations south of Newfoundland. But, there is also much disagreement. Read this article by Buchanan Charles that really seems to point to Grand Manan Island as one of the actual sites visited. Continue reading VIKING – Did the Norse visit Grand Manan, NB? Read this from the Grand Manan Historian and you decide.
Did the Norse/Vikings really travel this far south? Perhaps your class can solve this mystery!!! As you can see in this presentation, the Maine Norse Penny has been recognized as authentic. In fact the Maine State Museum makes the following … Continue reading HISTORICAL MYSTERY – THE MAINE NORSE/VIKING PENNY – Is it Real or Not?
This project discusses one of the first sightings of a Sea Serpent along our coast as well as links and information on more sightings. But are they real? It’s for you to decide!! Click here for more information. Continue reading HISTORY – Are SEA SERPENTS real?? You decide.
The Green Man is a legendary figure being primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, representing the cycle of new growth that occurs every spring. The Green Man is most commonly depicted in a sculpture, or other representation of a … Continue reading MYSTERIES – The Mysterious GREEN MAN at Ministers Island NB
Reported year after year, some say it doesn’t really exist. But is that true? Continue reading CREATURES: The Black Cougar. Does It Really Exist?
Man who found mysterious stone carving buried in his Western P.E.I. yard sets out to uncover its origin. From Saltwire.com Continue reading STONE STORIES – Another Stone Face Mystery from PEI
Mountain Lion screaming!!! Parliament Of Owls Originally published on Apr 11, 2015 “So here’s a female mountain. Much to my surprise, she passed by last weekend screaming, probably out looking for a male lion. After she screams, she returns seven … Continue reading EXTINCT YOU SAY – If you hear this … you have a Cougar near you!!!
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 … Continue reading MYSTERIES: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?
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
Imagine this!!! A real monster off Lubec. Maine. any idea what it might have been?? Click on the first image to enlarge and read. Or read and download the PDF here – CrewoftheSchoonerMadagascaSawaGreatSnake Continue reading MONSTERS – Crew of the Schooner Madagasca Saw a Great Snake off Lubec, Maine
These images are of an object found on the beach below Friar’s Head at Campobello. Because the object predates the island’s aquaculture industry, it may have been used in the weir fishery. Older area residents can likely identify it if … Continue reading MYSTERIES: Fundy Mystery – Can You Identify This Object?
You’ll need brave friends to embark on this journey… Alexandra Toutant If you have a penchant for horror, the grotesque and the macabre, chances are you already have a special place in your heart for abandoned building. There’s something thrilling about … Continue reading EXPLORE – This Map Of Ghost Towns Across Canada Will Guide You Through The Ultimate Haunted Road Trip
THE STORY The Bayers Lake Mystery Walls are a series of stone structures and walls of unknown origin and uncertain age in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The ruins consist of walls outlining a small five-sided building and a 150-metre wall with … Continue reading MYSTERIES – Halifax, NS – Bayer’s Lake Mystery Walls
What do you think? Does this solve the question about the presence of cougar in the Maritimes? Continue reading NOVA SCOTIA: Is the cougar mystery finally solved?
Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone at the New Hampshire Historical Society 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. The current situation is keeping me close … Continue reading MYSTERIES: New Hampshire mystery stone baffles the experts
Evolution of the myth Atosis. Click below to review publication. Order resources at Teachers Pay Teachers Continue reading MYTHS & MONSTERS – Evolution of the Myth Atosis.
Seems every area has their own myths and monsters. My home area has the LAKE UTOPIA MONSTER. More about that later. In the meantime enjoy these creatures from other areas! Art MacKay A “sea devil” from Icones animalium … Continue reading EXPLORE: Where to Find the World’s Best Hometown Monsters
This great article outlines the mystery of the Mary Celeste … a vessel from Atlantica that was found abandoned on its way to Italy. There are many theories. What do you think happened? Art MacKay *********************** On December 4, 1872, … Continue reading MYSTERY: 150 years ago the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste was found empty and adrift at sea. What happened?
Reblogged from the York Sunbury Museum. The York Sunbury Museum’s most well known artefact is the taxidermy remains of the Coleman Frog. This frog lived in Killarney Lake just north of Fredericton (New Brunswick, Canada) in the late 19th-century. When … Continue reading MYSTERIES: The Coleman Frog … Real or Hoax?
Great Auks, drawn by John James Audubon in Birds of America. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH/PUBLIC DOMAIN On December 20, 1792, … Continue reading MYSTERIES: What’s A Woggin? A Bird, a Word, and a Linguistic Mystery
Seeing Red? ************************************* The first written record (in a pirate’s log book now part of the permanent collection at the Bibliothèque National de France) of the use of a Jolly Roger flag occurred on this day in 1687. … Continue reading PIRATES: How the Jolly Roger came into being!
One of our excellent author-historians published a great book many years ago called History Continue reading “MYSTERIES: If Champlain’s Anchor was found on Grand Manan, where is it now?”
This great article outlines the mystery of the Mary Celeste … a vessel from Atlantica that was found abandoned on its way to Italy. There are many theories. What do you think happened? Updated December 1, 2021 *********************** On the … Continue reading MYSTERY: In 1872 the Mary Celeste was found adrift at sea. What happened?
Buried under the tundra on a windy cape of Baffin Island lies one of the most important archeological finds in Canada. An untrained eye would miss it—but not scientist Pat Sutherland. Her new work here at the place they call … Continue reading The Norse: An Arctic Mystery
There are indeed strange and wonderful things out there to discover. Thanks for this one New Hampshire Nana. All of the original sites I used for this story are now gone (2021). But here is our remnant for you enjoyment … Continue reading MYSTERY: A Staircase to Nowhere in Madame Sherri’s Forest, NH?
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