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Isaac L. Stewart

Historian & Genealogist

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Prince Edward Island

Point Prim Lights The Way

G'day there! As I mentioned in my last post, part of my overhaul of this site includes updates on my work as a freelance historian. So if you'll indulge me, let's hop in my imaginary time machine and head on... Continue Reading →

No History Like Island History

G'day there! I'll level with you: I don't quite know where to begin. So I guess I'll kick things off with an apology. It's been nearly sixteen months since I last posted on this site, and to that I say mea... Continue Reading →

Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775 – Part Two

G'day there! Welcome to the second act of Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775.  If you'll recall from last week, our story begins with the outbreak of the Revolutionary War and the hasty dispatch of the first two naval vessels... Continue Reading →

Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775 – Part One

G'day there! This week, we head back to the 18th century for part one of a three-part miniseries that looks at two of my favorite things, the history of Prince Edward Island and the American Revolution, and how they combined... Continue Reading →

Structures of Yesteryear: Beaconsfield Historic House

G'day there! Welcome to the very first installment of what I hope will be an informative, entertaining, and perhaps even an enlightening series of posts about the built heritage of Prince Edward Island.  No matter where you go on the... Continue Reading →

What’s in a Name? From Epetwitk to Prince Edward Island

G'day there! Last week, we took a walk on the two-dimensional side and had ourselves a cursory look at the cartographic history and evolution of Prince Edward Island.  This week we're going to continue along this line by examining the... Continue Reading →

X Marks the Spot: A 2-D History of Prince Edward Island

G'day there! In fairness to those of my readers who may not know where exactly Prince Edward Island is situated, I felt it best to kick things off with a geographical primer of sorts.  And because this is a blog... Continue Reading →

“Who’s Yer Father?”: The Obligatory Introduction

G'day there! Readers from Prince Edward Island have no doubt picked up on where I'm going with the title of this post; but for those of you who don't call PEI home, you may want a bit of an explanation.... Continue Reading →

Under Construction

G'day there! If you've stumbled across this site, you've probably noticed that it is currently a barren wasteland.  You see, this past Wednesday we had a classic nor'easter (snowstorm) here in PEI, and at some point during the day, I... Continue Reading →

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