This second lecture in the Benevolent Irish Society Fall Lecture Series (Year 34) takes place on Wednesday November 4, 2020 at the Edward Whelan Irish Cultural Centre at 582 North River Road. The lecture starts at 7:30 PM.
John Daniel McAskill is an author, historian, and genealogist. He is the currently President of the Hillsborough River Association and Editor of the Hillsborough Tidings newsletter.
Dan is also the author of the following recent publications:
❖ Part II of The History of Mount Stewart: Illustrated and Extended Edition
❖ co-author of Mammals of Prince Edward Island and Adjacent Marine Waters.
In addition, he is the author of many articles and presentations on natural history, cultural history, forest wildlife enhancement, and bird conservation. Mammals of Prince Edward Island and Adjacent Marine Waters was the winner of the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning 2020 Non-Fiction Award. BIS member Rosemary Curley and a number of other scientific contributors are also to be congratulated on this publication.
Dan lives in Donagh, Prince Edward Island.
This illustrated presentation discusses Scottish and Irish culture in the Upper Hillsborough Area. It touches upon land and river resource use, shipbuilding, transportation, family history, entertainment, and many other matters of interest to a wide audience. This is sure to be a presentation you will not want to miss.