Isaac L. Stewart

Historian & Genealogist



Posing for Posterity

G'day there! Want to know something fun about me? You do?! Terrific - I had a feeling you would. So here it is: I love, love, LOVE (yes, all caps) receiving parcels in the mail. Absolutely, unabashedly, unequivocally love it.... Continue Reading →

A Lunatic Captured

G'day there! As it happens, I'm running a bit short on time so I'm going to keep things brief and shoot from the hip today. Because sometimes it's good to live on the edge...I think. Anyway, the article you're about... Continue Reading →

A Landmark Café

G'day there! One of the worst feelings in the world - sorry, my world - is when Tuesday evening rolls around and, despite a Hell's highway of good intentions, I've not been able to come up with anything even remotely interesting for... Continue Reading →

Chance Encounters

G'day there! When people ask me what I do for a living, I like to tell them that I'm a freelance historian and writer. Because in a perfect world, that would be my ideal bread and butter (irony: I don't... Continue Reading →

Raising the Bar

G'day there! Well, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics are now officially at hand, and in the spirit of such, I thought I'd take the opportunity to sync today's post and have a look at not only the Island's first Olympic... Continue Reading →

Bricks to Bullets

G'day there! I found this story a while ago now, and I'm pretty sure you know the how of it: I was researching something else when it happened to cross my path (give yourself a big 'ol pat on the... Continue Reading →

“Charlottetown” (1965)

G'day there! The rules are really quite simple this week: Read. Listen. Enjoy. Oh, and if you happen to be celebrating it, a very happy Canada Day! Song about Charlottetown by comedian Johnny Wayne re-discovered Cheers, PEI History Guy

‘Til Death Do Us Part

G'day there! Boy oh boy, do I ever have a good yarn for you this week. As is my custom, I was in the midst of trawling through issues of The Guardian, on the hunt for information regarding my intended subject. Instead,... Continue Reading →

Getting Their Man

G'day there! So as you can see, the site has gone through a bit of a transformation since last we spoke. Yesterday I was fiddling around with a couple of things and, as has often been the case, the next... Continue Reading →

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