August 17, 2022

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Biography, History

Robert Foulis

Robert Foulis was a Canadian inventor, civil engineer and artist noted for his invention of the steam-powered foghorn. Foulis was born May 5, 1796 in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1817 his first…

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Partridge Island
History, Landmarks, Lighthouses

Partridge Island

It’s considered one of the best-kept historical secrets in the country–Partridge Island, also known as Canada’s Emerald Isle. But unless you’ve got special permission from the Canadian Coast Guard, about…

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