Isaac L. Stewart

Historian & Genealogist



Lights, Camera, Action: The Flying Farmer

G'day there! Greetings from the banks of the River Clyde!  Yesterday, my girlfriend and I began to make the trip south from Skye to Glasgow, and arrived this morning to meet my parents at the airport. They've made their way... Continue Reading →

Heirloom from Holland

G'day there! Well, it's been an absolute nutter of a week here, but I'm happy to report that Deli Gasta is more or less officially opening as of tomorrow (Saturday)! It was a heckuva process to get it up and... Continue Reading →

Saving Glenaladale

G'day there! Right, so I imagine you'll be wanting an update (if not, you're getting it anyway): This past week has been a busy one. We've been putting in some long days trying to bring everything together at the deli,... Continue Reading →

Total Eclipse of the Sun

G'day there! The basis for what follows is something I've been curious about for awhile now; however, for this week's post I decided I ought to delve into the matter to see what, if anything, there is to it. I'm... Continue Reading →

Oil on Canvas: The Artistic Adventures of George G. Thresher

G'day there! I found myself a bit short on time again this week, so there'll be no attempted reinvention of the wheel; instead, here's another light offering. I don't imagine you're complaining. If I asked you to name a famous... Continue Reading →

Indiana Gordon: The Life and Times of Dr. George Byron Gordon

G'day there! You know, one of the things I love about Island history is that it simply never ceases to amaze. At every turn there always seems to be a new story to tell. Some of my favourites involve those... Continue Reading →

An Englishwoman in America

G'day there! Allow me to introduce you to Lady Isabella Lucy Bird. Never heard of her? Don't worry - before this week, I hadn't either. But as luck would have it, I chanced upon a quote of hers pertaining to... Continue Reading →

Portree Pilgrimage

G'day there! As I was poking about for blog fodder this week, I found a rough draft of this post that I'd done up in warmer days back in the summer (wherefore art thou now, fair season?). I'm not entirely... Continue Reading →

A Very PEI History Guy Christmas (2015 Edition)

G'day there! And Merry Christmas! Or, to be as politically correct as possible, "Happy non-denominational-all-inclusive-festive-occasion-of-your-choice"! (Can't recall exactly, but I know I stole that from somewhere). I'm not entirely certain there's much point to making a post today of all... Continue Reading →

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