Author: Sarah Swift

Sarah Swift is a New York-based actor, writer, and researcher, originally from Toronto, Ontario. She has written numerous genealogical guides tracing the history of Loyalist families, with an emphasis on Babcock families of the Bay of Quinte region. Her work as a researcher (and as an artist) is rooted in the stories that make history come alive.

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Searching for Samuel’s Service: Stories of the Revolution Revealed Through One Man

The American Revolution was perhaps America’s first civil war—a dispute that forced neighbors to choose between country and King; to declare themselves Patriots or Loyalists. Modern Americans might be tempted to only focus on the Patriots’ side of events, but I have discovered that by investigating the Loyalists, an ensemble of characters with connections to […]

by Sarah Swift