Historic Grand Manan

Elaine Hogg

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ISBN: 9781551096018

Historic Grand Manan

  Author:   Elaine Hogg    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Grand Manan Island is part of an archipelago of islands at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy. Basaltic cliffs and underwater ledges contributed to the area around the island becoming famous for its shipwrecks, but there is much more to the island’s story. Historic Grand Manan catalogues with historic images and detailed captions the island’s geology and geography, lighthouses and landmarks, fishing industry, transportation, schools, churches, businesses and homes, people and community life, and the smaller Wood Island. From the first visits of Norse explorers around 1000 ad, to the early 1950s when the island’s roads were being paved for the first time, Grand Manan’s history is perfectly captured here.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781551096018
Item NB0739
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onApril 15 2007
Language eng
Pages 152
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 6.5(in)
Shipping weight301(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Elaine Ingalls Hogg is the author of Historic Grand Manan and When Canada Joined Cape Breton, and the editor of Christmas in the Maritimes. She writes an inspirational column for the Kings County Record and has had stories included in more than a dozen anthologies, as well as in various magazines and newspapers, and on CBC radio. Elaine and her husband, Hugh, live near Sussex and share their home with two adopted rag-doll cats, Angus and Alex.