William Forsyth: land of hopes and dreams
In 1798, William Forsyth arrives in the New World from Scotland, trained as a clergyman and determined to make his mark. After a false start or two, William finds his place in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia and begins a forty-year ministry.
““If you're interested in Nova Scotia's Dissenting and Presbyterian heritage, this account is for you.” - Betsy Hogan”Betsy HoganMinister of St. Matthew's United Church, Halifax
“"A cross-over between lighthearted story telling and the historical account of settlers in Nova Scotia. She brings to life their joys and trials through her characters’ eyes, experiences, and feelings."”Jason HumphreyAuthor
““These small communities were not insular, but impacted by world events The positive and often negative quarrels and wars of the Old World followed the people here.””Fiona Chin-YeAuthor of Sa’s Story
““I will be forever grateful to Carolyn Nicholson for breathing substance into our early Planter ancestors.””Jim MortonA seventh-generation Planter descendant
““William Forsyth is a formidable character who finds his way into the minds of his parishioners and into the heart of the reader.””Jodi Asbell-ClarkeAuthor of Investigating Astronomy