Be sure to read this from the beginning to the end to learn about the desecration of our Bay of Fundy and the outlook for the future. Continue reading ISSUES – Is the Bay of Fundy an Ecological Treasure or a Superport? You decide.
Based on a photo from the late 1980s, this ship is ashore on the island of Grand Manan in the Bay of Fundy. Click here to check the various versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Ashore at Grand Manan, NB
Exploring the Steamship Hestia on Grand Manan – by Art MacKay Continue reading SHIPWRECKS – More on the Wreck of the Steamship Hestia on Grand Manan.
The Story as illustrated by THEA LEWIS and IAN WEBB – sevendaysvt.com CLICK HERE TO READ THIS AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! Continue reading NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS – Odziozo and Rock Dunder
Sailboats were all the thing waaay back in the day. Look at these vessels in Boothbay Harbour, Maine back in the 1930s!! Click here to see available versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING: Sailboats in Boothbay Harbor, Circa 1930s
Artwork based on a photo from the NB Provincial Archive showing celebrations for Samuel de Champlain’s arrival in Canada – 1904 Click here to see available versions Continue reading HISTORY: Celebrating Samuel de Champlain’s arrival in Saint John NB -1904
Loading cars on Grand Manan Ferry III in St. Andrews, NB 1960. Based on photo from Tides Institute Eastport, Maine. Click here to see available versions. Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Loading cars on Grand Manan Ferry III 1960
Beautiful Bethia is a figurehead on the resurrected HMS Bounty. This artwork is based on a photo taken in St. Andrews, NB when the Bounty visited there. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VARIOUS AVAILABLE VERSIONS Continue reading SHIPS – Beautiful Bethia – the Figurehead on HMS Bounty.
Well it seems that radioactive iodine has found it’s way into seaweeds on both coasts. Unfortunately there is little current information that I can find since it seems no testing is done along our Atlantic coast. But we do it … Continue reading RADIOACTIVITY: Jeez … is your dulse radioactive?
It’s true!! It was Joshua Slocum. Read all about it here!! Continue reading HISTORY: The first man to sail alone around the world was a Nova Scotian!
Looking back to cave explorations in 1903. Wonder what the current status is for these interesting places? Continue reading EXPLORE: New Brunswick Caves – 1903
Around the world thousands of tons of munitions lie rusting on the ocean floor. They consist of both explosives and chemical weapons. As the metal rusts away, the toxic chemicals are exposed causing an environmental wasteland around them. Continue reading ISSUES: The Silent Killers on the Ocean Floor
Here’s a great article on one excellent seaglass site on Grand Manan Island. Does anyone have other Island sites to recommend? Continue reading EXPLORE: Seaglass on Grand Manan Island, NB
As fracking raises its ugly head again, this old article still begs the question. Continue reading ISSUES: Fracking in NB – Are there two sides to this story?
Do you love collecting seaglass? Here’s some excellent info on sites on Prince Edward Island! LOTS MORE AT http://peiblog.ca/?s=seaglass Continue reading EXPLORE: Seaglass in PEI from a special website!
John Wood’s explores documents discussing the presence of Vikings in North America. He quotes the work of Arthur Weise who wrote The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525, published in 1884 and which discusses legends of lands to the … Continue reading PEOPLE: Did the Northmen discover Vinland in North America?
Overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, Split Rock emerges from the beach a short walk from Sipayik, the Passamaquoddy village at Pleasant Point, Maine. It is small, nondescript, and has little if any intrinsic value. Yet Split Rock became the symbol for a … Continue reading NATIVE AMERICANS -Split Rock – The Spirit of Quoddy
The three masted schooner, Lanie Cobb aground at Lubec, Maine 1915 Click here to see more versions. Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Schooner Aground at Lubec, Maine 1915
“Circa-Mid-1850s. One of the earliest photos of a Native American, this one showing a pet wolf. Unlike the many fearsome myths created about wolves by settlers, Native Americans maintained a close and respectful relationship with wolves and had domesticated them … Continue reading PEOPLE – Native American with Pet Wolf.
Friend John Mallory posted the original that I did some work on and increased the coloring. Anyone know the date of the postcard source? Thanks John! Click here to get a copy for your wall!! Continue reading PLACES – St. Stephen NB King Street many, many years ago.
Images of classic historic automobiles for you to use in your work. Click here to get these resources Continue reading EDUCATION – The Classic Car Collection
Some Killer Whale Records from the Bay of Fundy & Gulf of Maine Here are some “odds and ends” of Killer whale records from the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. This beautiful whale is definitely rare. As a … Continue reading WHALES – Bay of Fundy Killer Whales – Rare but There!
We love Charles Darwin as an ape from 1871, so we created a color version just for fun. Hope you like it to. If you want a copy for your wall or heck the shirt you wear check out the … Continue reading CARTOONS – Charles Darwin as an Ape -1871
The Ferry Aurora from Grand Manan created from a vintage B&W Photo. Click here to see more Continue reading ART – The Vintage Ferry Aurora from Grand Manan NB
Do you really know about Charles Darwin and the how his theory of evolution came about? Do you believe it? Check it out here!! Darwin colorized by Art MacKay Continue reading HISTORY – All about Charles Darwin and our Ape Relatives!!
A colorized view of the Grand Manan Ferry docking at St. Stephen NB … that’s right!! St. Stephen!! Click here to get a copy for your wall!! Continue reading ART – Painting from a vintage photo of the Grand Manan II Ferry at St. Stephen NB 1930
3/6/21 The article below was written many years ago when LNG developments in Passamaquoddy Bay were threatening the Northern Right Whale population that summered in this area. The effort to stop the LNG developments was successful but little has changed … Continue reading WHALES: Looking back at the LNG threat to the Northern Right Whale – 2007. Has anything changed?
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
Rhode Island Flea Markets Updated 2022. Click to enlarge and read. From – travelsafe-abroad.com Continue reading Rhode Island Flea Markets | Antiques Vintage & More – Updated 2022
Artwork created from a vintage B&W image of the Cliffs of Perce, Quebec 1919. Click here to see more. Continue reading ART – See a beautiful image of the Cliffs of Perce, Quebec 1919 – 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 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
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.