December 1, 2020

History

Fredericton Cenotaph
Cenotaphs, History

Fredericton Cenotaph

Very shortly after the end of World War I, a group of public-spirited citizens decided that some form of lasting memorial should be erected in Fredericton to honour those members…

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City Hall Clock Tower Fredericton City Hall Clock Tower, February 2012. Photo by Steve Rogers.
History, Landmarks

City Hall Clock Tower

When Fredericton was incorporated in 1848, City Council had the authority to build a City Hall and install a public clock. After fire destroyed City Hall in 1875, the design plans for…

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Algonquin
History, Landmarks

Algonquin

The Algonquin Resort is a coastal resort hotel in the Tudor Revival style, in St. Andrews. An architectural icon of New Brunswick, the hotel is the most famous symbol of St. Andrews and…

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York Sunbury Museum The Fredericton Region Museum (formerly the York Sunbury Museum) was founded in 1934 by the York Sunbury Historical Society. The Society was formed in 1932 and now has members from all over North America, however, most are from central New Brunswick. In 1959, the Museum found permanent headquarters in the Officers' Quarters (571 Queen Street) in the heart of downtown Fredericton.
History, Landmarks, Museum

York Sunbury Museum

Set back behind a wrought iron and stone fence, Officers Square, Fredericton’s Military Compound originally consisted of the two-block area bounded by Queen, York, and Regent Streets and the St.…

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