October 28, 2021

History

Harrison McCain
Biography, History

Harrison McCain

Harrison McCain was born November 3, 1927. He was a New Brunswick businessman and co-founder, along with his three brothers, of international frozen foods giant McCain Foods Limited. Harrison McCain was…

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Akerley Holmes
Biography, History, Rural

Akerley Holmes

Akerley Holmes was born in Doaktown in 1894. After attending the Fredericton Business College, Akerley Holmes joined the J. H. Holmes Co., his father's lumber business at Doaktown, which owned…

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Provincial Lunatic Asylum
History, Video

Provincial Lunatic Asylum

The Provincial Lunatic Asylum was constructed in 1835 at the corner of Wentworth and Leinster streets in "uptown" Saint John, making it the first mental health facility constructed in British North America.  Ground…

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Victoria Manor
History, Landmarks

Victoria Manor

Victoria Manor Provincial Historic Site in Riverside-Albert, was the home of the Hon. Abner Reid McClelan (1830-1917), a highly regarded business and political figure in the Province who was also…

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