Memorable Images from Maritimes Book Tour
October 19, 2013
Bookmark, Charlottetown, Cunard, Frederic Thornton Peters, Indigo, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Maritimes, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Operation Reservist, Operation Torch, Peters, Prince Edward Island, Royal Navy, Saint John, The Bravest Canadian, Uncategorized, Victoria Cross
Magnificent Cape Breton coast
Enchanting covered bridge in New Brunswick
The author signing books at Indigo East Point in Saint John (photo taken by Kathy Wilson of the New Brunswick Historical Society, who came by to chat and bought copies of the book as gifts)
With help from the PEI Genealogical Society, we were able to find the tombstone of Fritz`s grandfather, the Father of Confederation Col. John Hamilton Gray, at Sherwood Cemetery near Charlottetown Airport.
Next to the Col. Gray tombstone was one for his daughter Rosie, who died at age 4 in 1874.
Spectacular pumpkin farm between Fredericton and Alma, NB.
Legislature at Province House in Charlottetown, where Fritz`s father Frederick Peters and uncle Arthur Peters served as premier and attorney general
Meeting room in Province House where Col. Gray and other Fathers of Confederation met in September 1864 during historic Charlottetown Conference.
Views of the extensive collection of models and memorabilia of Fritz`s great-grandfather Sir Samuel Cunard at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
McBride doing a slide presentation on the Fritz Peters story at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
Author McBride doing interview with CBC radio reporter while signing books at the Chapters Fredericton