Chasing Rum – The Conestoga comes to Charlottetown

There is a mythology surrounding the skirmishing around the breaches of prohibition in the waters of Prince Edward Island. Aside from Geoff Robinson’s excellent books centred around the Nellie J. Banks much of what we think we know about off-shore contests between runners and chasers is the result of second-hand importation from the American east coast and cross-lake […]

Steamers of the Port of Charlottetown

There is a long history of steamship traffic between Charlottetown and the mainland and linking the city with the inland ports. This page provides links to the stories of some of these vessels.   Inland vessels serving the East and West Rivers and Orwell and Victoria: Acadia Heather Belle Excursions in the Bay Sunk after collision  Jacques […]