December 5, 2022

History

Drury Lane Theatre
History, Show Business

Drury Lane Theatre

Drury Lane Theatre, the first building to be used uniquely as a theatre in Saint John, opened on 3 February 1809. It was also known as the Theatre in Drury Lane and the Saint John Theatre. The idea for the…

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Cory Cottage
History, Show Business

Cory Cottage

Cory Cottage on Carleton Street in St. Andrews was built in 1830 and remodelled in 1915.  Cory Cottage was formerly the home of Jacob Haddock. He was a house joiner and undoubtedly built many of the homes in St. Andrews. …

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Tappan Adney
Biography, Aboriginal, History

Tappan Adney

Tappan Adney (artist, writer, and consultant on Maliseet culture) is most remembered for his part in the preservation of the art of birch bark canoes. This skill he learned over a lifetime of travelling and living in Woodstock.  Born 13…

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Irish Families Memorial
History

Irish Families Memorial

Irish immigration is often presented as a tragic epic in which victims of famine were forced to flee their homeland. The truth is otherwise. It is a tale of how hope and hard work gave Canada its stalwart Irish population.…

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