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Historic Grand Manan

by Elaine Hogg

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list price: $21.95
category: History
published: 2007
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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Elaine Hogg

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.
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