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The True Story of the Man who Murdered D’Arcy McGee.

Thomas D'Arcy McGee

On the 7th of April, 1868 Thomas D’Arcy McGee was walking home after delivering a rousing speech in Parliament. Originally from Ireland, He was one of the founding father’s of confederation but also a sworn enemy of the Fenian Brotherhood. They were a group of irish terrorists intent on independence from Britain. They saw D’Arcy […]

Why Joseph Willcocks is Canada’s Greatest Traitor

Joseph Willcocks

The year was 1812 and Canada was at war with the United States. Joseph Willcocks lived in the Niagara area and was a loyalist to the British Crown. He was well known throughout Upper Canada and had many connections. At one point he was the Sheriff for his district although he was fired for notoriously […]

Top Five Ghost Busting Tips

Top Five Ghost Busting Tips

Preparation is the key to success.  Here are the top five ghost busting tips on how to emerge victorious from your ghost busting adventure.   #1 Get Good Ghost Busting Gear Having the right equipment makes all the difference. At Adventure Drives ,we will supply you with a number of useful tools. Our EMF reader […]

What is an Adventure Drive?

Adventure Drive

An adventure drive has elements of a scavenger hunt, rally drive, and pokemon style exploration. It’s a  country ramble, all ages, outdoor event. Although prizes are awarded for winning teams, the emphasis is on creative submissions at each stop. There is usually three to four different locations in the adventure. Upon arrival, participants are greeted […]

The True Story of the Murderous Ghost Thomas Jones

Thomas Jones of Delaware was by all accounts not a nice person. It was said he would double cross anyone. He would often convince his First Nations Oneida warriors they could make easy money by crossing the Detroit River and joining the US Army. He would then wait for the first paycheck, and take all […]

The True Story of the Traitorous Ghost John Dunham

The Site of the Hanging of the Traitors

The year was 1812 and Canada was at war with the United States. Although most of the population was loyal to the British Crown, some believed the Americans would win and they switched sides. One such person was John Dunham.  He had a cabin on a plot of land that is now the Nanticoke Generating […]

Four Viking Treasure Hunting Tips

Four Tips for a Viking Treasure Hunt

The Viking people were great explorers and in 1021, they landed on the shores of Newfoundland, Canada and created a settlement. Not many people realize, that later on, they sailed up the St Lawrence River to Ontario with their treasure, looking for a passageway to China. Recent discovery of a new saga found in Norway […]