October 5, 2022

Biography

Richard Hatfield Homestead
History, Biography, Landmarks

Richard Hatfield Homestead

Richard Bennett Hatfield, was a New Brunswick politician and long time Premier of the province (1970–1987). The Honourable Richard Bennett Hatfield was born in Woodstock on April 9, 1931. He was named in honour of Richard Bedford Bennett, a New Brunswick native and friend of…

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Don Messer’s Fiddle
History, Biography, Landmarks, Video

Don Messer’s Fiddle

Don Messer, Fiddler & Composer, 1909-1973. Don, the youngest of eleven children of John & Margaret Messer of Tweedside, NB, began playing the fiddle at the age of five. Two years later he was performing at barn frolics and weddings. As Don Messer…

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Thomas Loggie House Thomas Loggie House in downtown Fredericton. Photo by Larry Dickinson.
Biography, History, Landmarks

Thomas Loggie House

Inspired by classical Greek architecture, the Thomas Loggie House at 221 Church street in Fredericton features an enormous portico of six massive Ionic columns, a deeply banded entablature and pediment gable with a half-rounded window, a curved verandah and second floor…

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Dr. Crocket House
Biography, History, Landmarks

Dr. Crocket House

William Crocket was the son of a stone wall builder. Crocket attended school in his home town of Brechin, Scotland, and matriculated at King's College, Aberdeen, at age sixteen. For some time, he alternated between taking college courses and teaching…

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