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Roots & Folks

For as long as I could remember, the barn at the crossroads in Glenelg, in St. Mary’s River, had been engulfed in bush—and to be truthful, I took its presence for...

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Going The Whole Hog

“It's about building up community,” says Margie Lamb. This wouldn’t be such an odd statement if she weren’t talking about her business. We’re standing in her...

A Century of Remembrance

It’s an incident that has been taught in history courses, written about in books and plays, reproduced in miniseries and documentaries and artworks—it even had...

Book Review: 6•12•17

If you’re looking for a great gift for the history enthusiast in your world, and they have an interest in the Halifax Explosion, John Boileau’s book is ideal...

Book Review: Hope and Survival

Subscribers and readers of Saltscapes will recognize the title of the book and its author from our October/November issue of the magazine. The story by...

Book Review: The Little Tree by the Sea

A significant piece of the story of the Halifax Explosion came in its aftermath. One of the first communities to respond to the disaster with almost immediate (by...
Historian and broadcaster Dan Snow and archeologist Dr. Sarah Parcak at Point Rosee, NL.

Second Viking Settlement

Point Rosee is a beautiful spot for a hike, and a partridgeberry patch, but it seems an unlikely spot for a Norse settlement.