Born in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, in 1929, Peggy holds degrees from King’s College and Acadia University and has taught school in Annapolis Royal. She has written plays, historical articles and contemporary profiles. Peggy has produced several stage plays and contributed numerous articles to Atlantic newspapers and magazines.
Recent works include a series of historical vignettes for the Port Royal 400th Anniversary Society. Also in production is a full-length stage play Forever Marie, commisioned by Kings Theater and sponsored by the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal. This play is based on the true story of Marie Maisonnat, a young Acadian girl who married a British officer after the capitulation of Port Royal in 1710.