The rain is falling today and it’s very welcome, for the grass is brown and crispy. Skunks and crows are having a field day turning over sods in their search for juicy grubs. In the middle of our neighbor’s lawn they have worked up a perfectly round patch that could easily be turned into an attractive flowerbed; but some folks prefer large uninterrupted lawns, read more ››
The Spring/Summer 2016 edition of The Island Magazine (Number 79) is available for purchase at Prince Edward Island bookstores and at Beaconsfield Historic House at 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown.
Articles in this issue are: “The Richards Brothers: A Maritime Connection between Wales and Prince Edward Island” by Michael Williams; “The Acadians on Saint John’s Island in the 1760s/Les Acadiens à l’île read more ››
A Spiritual Journey: Living at the PEI Mount Herbert Protestant Orphanage has been recently published and available at leading book stores, as well as the Charlottetown Library. With the aid of her detailed diary and vivid memories, Charmaine MacInnis Lynch has brought to life, and shares with others, her good and bad experiences while living at the Mount Herbert Orphanage read more ››
Adam Ramsay is the author of Colours for Care fundraising initiative in support of the IWK. Ramsay, a marketer and media professional by day, has developed his new colouring book with the help of local artists Ashley and Jordan Cameron of Charlottetown. The Maritime creation celebrates East-Coast culture with depictions of some of the regions read more ››
The Quaker Settlement on PEI’s North Shore, 1773-1795
by John Cousins
New London: The Lost Dream—The Quaker Settlement on PEI’s North Shore, 1773-1795, by Island historian John Cousins, has recently been published by Island Studies Press at the University of Prince Edward Island.
In 1774 a wealthy Quaker merchant from London, England named Robert Clark launched an ambitious, idealistic settlement read more ››