STORIES ON STONE: Fort Anne, Nova Scotia

A few pictures from the graveyard at Fort Anne. I’ve been trying to find information on the Wild Boar crest, but can’t seem to find anything. Anyone have information they can share? Please leave a comment if you do. thank! … Continue reading

ROCK ART: Highway Inukshuk

There’s something comforting about the inukshuk (or inuksuk if you prefer) that can be seen along all of our highways. Slideshow. Wait or click to advance Have you got a favorite or some other story in stone like a carving … Continue reading

MYSTERIES: If Champlain’s Anchor was found on Grand Manan, where is it now?

One of our excellent author-historians published a great book many years ago called History of islands & islets in the Bay of Fundy, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, 1876. In it is this intriguing section: Champlain speaks of having anchored at one time … Continue reading

EXPLORE: Carleton Martello Tower, Saint John, NB.

ACCESS: The museum and display building are easily accessed from the parking lot. The site is open to the public during posted hours. FEES: There are modest entry fees. Built during the War of 1812 when invasion by the Americans was a … Continue reading

CONTEST: Win a Round of Applause!!!

I just posted a great shot of some white-sided dolphins at West Isles. People get confused about this name. They stand on the wharf in St. Andrews and wonder why these Islands are called “West” Isles when they are to … Continue reading

Did You Know? The Calais Observatory provided the final piece of the puzzle required to establish Greenwich as the zero point of longitude values

The Story: NOAA GIVES CALAIS, MAINE OBSERVATORY THE FIRST PRESERVATION PARTNERSHIP DISK Commemorative Marker Promotes Preservation of Nation’s Heritage On July 2, 2005, representatives from NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and other government officials will designate the Calais … Continue reading

EXPLORE: Sackville, NB – The home of Mount Allison University

Explore the images of Sackville. New Brunswick, Canada – the home of Mount Allison University [coolEye search=sackville, nb width=360 source=youtube ythiresthumbs=true] Learn more about Mount A at http://www.mta.ca/ … Continue reading

EXPLORE: Mysteries from the past at Joggins, our World Heritage Ste.

Recently chosen by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the fossil bearing cliffs of Joggins, Nova Scotia have mysteries that have engaged some people for a lifetime. Plan your trip now and beware when you visit … it could change … Continue reading

EXPLORE: History in Stone at Campobello

Slideshow. Click to advance or wait. Three of these images are of a large boulder on the shore near Campobello’s Mulholland Point Light. The boulder appears to be sedimentary rock, similar in appearance to the rock found in the Red … Continue reading

EXPLORE: Spotting Birds In Canada’s Fundy National Park

Birding in the National Parks: Spotting Birds In Canada’s Fundy National Park | National Parks Traveler. Submitted by Kirby Adams on February 28, 2012 – 1:17am Black-throated green warblers are drawn to Fundy National Park in Canada by Old Man’s Beard, a … Continue reading