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My New Brunswick... Come and Explore The Picture Province
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John Lewis was of Welsh extraction. His father, Ichabod, established the town of Lewisville in 1785 after arriving in the Moncton area from New York, as a United Empire Loyalist. John trained to be a teacher in Halifax, but taught for only one year before…

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In 1855, Ronald Campbell began a business that would last for nearly 100 years: the Campbell Carriage Factory in Middle Sackville.

In 1855, Ronald Campbell began a business that would last for nearly 100 years: the Campbell Carriage Factory. Located in Middle Sackville, this family business thrived in a small but prosperous university town. Until 1949, when the Factory finally…

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Ron Turcotte was born in Drummond & became internationally famous when he rode Secretariat to win the first Triple Crown in 25 years.

Ronald Joseph Morel Turcotte was born in Drummond on July 22, 1941 and was one of 12 children. He left school at age 14 to work with his father as a lumberjack, then at age 18, headed to Toronto looking for construction work.  Turcotte began his racing…

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The Village of Fredericton Junction was originally named Hartt's Mills for Thomas Hartt, who established a mill in 1804.

 The Village of Fredericton Junction was originally named Hartt’s Mills for Thomas Hartt, who established a mill in 1804. It was renamed in 1869 when the European and North American Railway (Western Extension) was opened between Saint John and Vanceboro,…

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New Brunswick is named for the German city of Braunschweig, known in English as Brunswick. Renmed in 1784 to honour George III.

New Brunswick is one of Canada’s three Maritime provinces (together with Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia) and is the only constitutionally bilingual (English–French) province. The principal cities are Fredericton, the capital, Greater Moncton,…

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The Village of Canterbury was established in 1825 and named Howard Settlement after Sir Howard Douglas, Lieutenant-Governor of NB.

Early settlers of the area were Loyalists (possibly disbanded soldiers of the King’s American Regiment and their families) displaced by the end of the American Revolution (1780’s) later augmented by immigrants from Ireland (Ulster and Donegal, circa 1840…

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A Fredericton landmark family farm has been passed down from generation to generation. The farm was purchased by John Neill in 1840.

A Fredericton landmark family farm has been passed down for four generation. The farm was purchased by John Neill in 1840 who came from Scotland. John worked at James S. Neill Hardware while his son A. Douglas ran the farm.  John’s son A. Douglas ran the…

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The St. John River overflowed its banks. Here are a few photos from the Fredericton, Naskwaak Bridge, Sheffield and Maugerville areas.

The St. John River overflowed its banks causing flooding and road closures. Here are a few photos from the Fredericton, Shogomoc, Naskwaak Bridge, Sheffield and Maugerville areas. If you have flood photos you would like to share, send them to us by…

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The Village of Benton was settled in 1830 by settlers from the St. John River valley and was first called Rankin Mills from 1860 to 1873.

The Village of Benton is located on the Eel River, 9.21 km WSW of Meductic. It was settled in 1830 by settlers from the St. John River valley and was first called Rankin Mills from 1860 to 1873.  In 1866 Rankin Mills was a farming settlement with about 30…

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Spring flood in downtown Fredericton. 
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