Peculiar Facts and Tales of Newfoundland pulls back the curtains of time to reveal a hidden side of everyday life in old-time Newfoundland. From gripping tales of the Irish influx into the country to the exciting transformation from the Gas Lamp Era to electricity, readers will be fascinated. Just as gripping are the tales of heroes and scoundrels, political shenanigans, and extraordinary characters. Readers will be delighted by the many pictures, some which challenge a few popular historical beliefs, included to enhance each chapter. Peculiar Facts and Tales of Newfoundland is a captivating collection of tales, oddities and pictures that sheds light on an age long forgotten in Newfoundland history.