Maps, Chains, and Cairns: The Historical Accuracy of AMC’s The Terror

A wall of sea ice piled high against the shores of a desolate island. A masquerade beneath the shifting lights of the aurora borealis. A dying man with golden chains threaded through his skin. These haunting images, likely to remain vividly connected to the Franklin Expedition in the minds of enthusiasts, were beautifully captured in... Continue Reading →

The Victory Point Medicine Chest, Part II: Clues and further mysteries

  The medicine chest, like so many of the relics of the Franklin Expedition, has information to impart. The problem lies in the correct interpretation of that information and in not ascribing to it a value that it doesn’t really possess. Even armchair Franklin researchers must be careful to separate fact from speculation. Aside from... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started