Another legend from “Glooscap Legends” Excerpt from The Glooscap Legends Click through to read the entire book online or buy a printed copy. Continue reading GLOOSCAP LEGENDS – Chenoo – A cannibal with an icy heart
Art MacKay Norumbega, or Nurembega, is a legendary settlement in northeastern North America which appeared on many early maps from the 1500s until American colonization. The word “Norumbega” was originally spelled Oranbega in Giovanni da Verrazzano’s 1529 map of America, and the word is believed … Continue reading EXPLORE: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?
Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe live in Maine and New Brunswick at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy. They have always depended for their sustenance on marine animals and plants, including porpoise and whales. The following is their current … Continue reading WHALING: Passamaquoddy Tribe on Porpoise Hunting Today – ARCHIVE ATLANTIC
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?
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?
WHYDAH PIRATE MUSEUM / JANUARY 1, 2020 Hands On History! Led by archaeologist Sophia Morong, this class is an introduction to the science done at the Whydah Pirate Museum. Children who sign up will have a hands on experience in archaeology and … Continue reading LEARN: Hands On History at Whydah Pirate Museum!
Posted on October 21, 2018 by schsuser The Charlotte County Museum in Milltown New Brunswick has recently provided the Historical Society with some interesting photos from its collection. We recalled a newspaper story about Passamaquoddy whale hunters in the early … Continue reading Passamaquoddy Whale Hunters | St. Croix Historical Society
Source: Art’s Place: FREEBIE FOR FRIDAY: Schooner in Fairhaven Harbor, Mass, Sunrise, 1859 – William Bradford Continue reading FREEBIE FOR FRIDAY: Schooner in Fairhaven Harbor, Mass, Sunrise, 1859 – William Bradford
Butternut tree suggests Vikings ‘went well beyond L’Anse aux Meadows,’ amateur historian says Jordan Gill · CBC News · Posted: Oct 26, 2019 8:00 AM AT The endangered butternut tree may hold clues to where else the Vikings visited in Canada. (Elke Semerad/CBC) An amateur … Continue reading How an endangered tree may link Vikings to New Brunswick | CBC News
Pirates of Passamaquody (Lubec Herald) May 23, 1907 According to the voracious History of the Dutch dynasty, one Captain Robert Kidd, buccaneer, was a man of distinction in the Dutch colony of the Bronx, where stories are still current of … Continue reading PIRATES: Captain Kidd and Campobello Island
Jul 22, 2019 Read more at: Forbes.com – David S. Anderson Contributor Science Replicas of Norse houses from 1,000 years ago in L’anse Aux Meadow, Newfoundland. WOLFGANG KAEHLER/LIGHTROCKET VIA GETTY IMAGES From the 9th to 11th centuries A.D., Viking explorers ventured out into … Continue reading Vikings In North America? New Evidence Points To Extended Occupation In Newfoundland
TEST!! References and resources on Viking travels in Europe, North Atlantic and North America. Free to download at: Source: VIKINGS | Folder Market Continue reading EXPLORE: Viking References and resources
A Collection of 60 Clip Art, Printables and Stories about Holland. Written by Maude M. Grant, Illustrated by Bess Bruce Cleaveland 1919. Continue reading COLOR & LEARN: Common Bivalve Molluscs Clip Art
A Collection of 60 Clip Art, Printables and Stories about Holland. Written by Maude M. Grant, Illustrated by Bess Bruce Cleaveland 1919. Continue reading CLIP ART: From Windmills and Wooden Shoes
Indian Place Names From Around Passamaquoddy Bay From the blog at http://JohnWood1946.wordpress.com Albert S. Gatschet wrote an article entitled All Around the Bay of Passamaquoddy in 1897. It began with a short description of the Passamaquoddy area, but its main purpose was to … Continue reading HISTORY: Indian Place Names From Around Passamaquoddy Bay
William Bradford 1884 Continue reading Fishing Fleet off Labrador
Pocahontas Shrouded in Myth: A Princess Goes to England (Read the original article here at ancient-origins) As Ancient Origins reported in its article “The True Story of Pocahontas as Not Told by Disney,” the real life Pocahontas was different from her portrayal in the 1995 animated feature film. However, the image of a young Indian princess risking everything for her love, John Smith, has gripped the popular imagination and will not let go. Aside from the fact that Pocahontas and John Smith were never an item (she was perhaps 10 years old when they first met), Disney’s Pocahontas fails to … Continue reading Pocahontas Shrouded in Myth: A Princess Goes to England | Ancient Origins
The Glooscap legends Illustrated with new enhanced images By Art MacKay in Native American 32 pages, published 2/18/2017 Glooscap or Glooskap is featured in legends and stories from New England to Newfoundland and Labrador. In fact, recent writers have speculated … Continue reading Glooscap Legends Illustrated – printed or digital
Glooscap’s Legends – Just finished digitally enhancing Glooscap Legend images from 1884. Check it out. There are stories from up and down the coast. Choose your favorite canvas prints, framed prints, greeting cards if you wish. All products are produced on-demand, shipped within 48 hours, and delivered to you with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Source: Art MacKay – Glooscap’s Legends – Art for Sale Continue reading Art MacKay – Glooscap’s Legends – Art for Sale
Source: Kittiwakes Nesting Painting by Art MacKay Continue reading Kittiwakes Nesting Painting by Art MacKay
Working on creating digital artwork and printable publications for some east coast lighthouses, forts, special places, etc. Really like this one that is now up at Fine Art America. Check it out! Continue reading EXPLORE: West Quoddy Lighthouse, Lubec, Maine