89 episodes

Backyard History unearths the often hilarious, mostly mysterious, always surprising untold tales of Canada’s East Coast, as only a Maritimer can spin them.

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    • 3.6 • 5 Ratings

Backyard History unearths the often hilarious, mostly mysterious, always surprising untold tales of Canada’s East Coast, as only a Maritimer can spin them.

    The Detective and the Trapper

    The Detective and the Trapper

    Detective William Carr (who appeared in the Joe Walnut episodes) goes for a relaxing trip into the forest to learn to hunt and fish, but ends up being hunted by rogue trappers...
     
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    • 13 min
    Denied a Seat: Wolastoqiyik Man Races Stagecoach 100 kilometers

    Denied a Seat: Wolastoqiyik Man Races Stagecoach 100 kilometers

    When a Wolastoqiyik man wasn’t allowed on a stagecoach, he vowed to race it to its destination, and won!
     
    Buy the book: backyardhistory.ca/book

    • 10 min
    Liberty on the Rocks (Part 3): Captured in Charlottetown

    Liberty on the Rocks (Part 3): Captured in Charlottetown

    The dramatic grand finale of the rum running boat The Liberty in part three of the Liberty On The Rocks trilogy.
     
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    • 18 min
    Liberty on the Rocks (Part 2): Initiation of a Lunenburg Rum Runner

    Liberty on the Rocks (Part 2): Initiation of a Lunenburg Rum Runner

    At age 15, Hugh Corkum becomes a rum runner to provide for his family after his father, a Lunenburg Nova Scotia sea captain, loses his job after crashing into an American sumbarine.
     
    Part Two of the 'Liberty On The Rocks' trilogy about the Liberty, the fastest rum running ship of Atlantic Canada!
     
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    • 24 min
    Liberty on the Rocks (Part 1): Shootout at Bouctouche

    Liberty on the Rocks (Part 1): Shootout at Bouctouche

    The Mounties lay a trap for The Liberty, the most famous rum running ship in the Maritimes during Prohibition!
     
    Part one of a three part series called "Liberty On The Rocks."
    Book: backyardhistory.ca/book

    • 21 min
    The Candy Killer: The Serial Killer Who Stalked Saint John

    The Candy Killer: The Serial Killer Who Stalked Saint John

    A killer sent boxes of poisoned candies to religious leaders of Saint John, in this, the Backyard History's magnum opus episode!

    • 58 min

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5 Ratings

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