The History of Long and Brier Islands

RODNEY’S WISH

RODNEY’S WISH

Rodney’s Wish I was the 31st Wish for “We Are Young Association” Me (About 6-7 years old) After nearly 70 years of wondering and wishing what it would look like hovering in a helicopter over the city of Halifax a dream or wish has come. I have learned in life if you...

Poisoning at Boars Head Lighthouse

Poisoning at Boars Head Lighthouse

This is a story of the first lighthouse keeper at Boars Head, Tiverton, Long Island and his family, and how he lost six members of his family including his wife to lead poisoning. Besides living in isolation in a remote area this family suffered the most severe and...

Diseases That Came to Our Islands

Diseases That Came to Our Islands

Diseases is a subject that historian’s seam to avoid. I have looked for information on early diseases that came to our Islands at the beginning of settlement, I could not find any. I can only assume they had some of the diseases that we know about today. Right from...