Louisbourg Day Five

My last day was great.  I found a few more clues to the inscription.  We were able to spend the afternoon doing some rescue archeaology on the shoreline.  A burial has become exposed due to coastal erosion.  

A nice way to spend an afternoon.  Listening to the crashing waves and coastal birds.  

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18th century fashion

The handcraft guild at Louisbourg creates beautiful things.  This 18th century ladies pocket I purchased today at The Fortress gift shop.  They make great yarn bags.  I like the idea of having a pocket to tie on.  I probably could make it steampunkish.  Well I could try…

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Louisbourg Day Four

Happy Birthday to me!!!  I had a great day.  I volunteered in collections this morning then went exploring around The Fortress.  I found another piece of the puzzle.  Look at what they have to work with, it’s very intriguing.  

Hmmmm….


Wore a few sparkly bits today…birthday suit…

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Finished Shawls

I’m getting a lot of projects finished on my vacation.

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Louisbourg Day Three

Another day and I found another tiny piece of the puzzle.  “Hap” etched on a piece of window glass.  I’d like to think it is the word happy but of course there are other options.  

This is the piece I found yesterday… The plot thickens.  

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Louisbourg Day 2

A few discoveries today and a lot of questions still to be answered.  The longer I delve into the bits and pieces the more I want to know.  I found part of an etched inscription  today.  I’m feeling more and more like a code breaker.  I used to love criptoquotes as a kid.  I guess those interests that you develop as a kid, turn into your passions when you are an adult.  


Visited Kennington Cove…


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Day one Louisbourg 

It’s that time of year again.  My volunteer vacation at Louisbourg with Parks Canada Archeaology.  Today I was working in Collections, which happens to be one of my fav places.  Just think 1000’s of artifacts at your fingertips.  My project was wading through a mountain of glass trying to find pieces that were unique.  It’s like playing with a jigsaw puzzle.  Lots of fun for me.  

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