October 5, 2022

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Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge
Landmarks, Biography, Bridges, History

Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge

The 1905 foot Fredericton Walking Bridge (the old rail bridge) that connects Fredericton's North and South sides as it spans across the mighty Saint John River has been renamed Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge. Construction of the first railway bridge at Fredericton,…

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Thomas Temple House
History, Landmarks

Thomas Temple House

This circa 1841 house, located at 318 Brunswick Street in Fredericton , with its center gable was for many years owned by Thomas Temple, lumberman, sheriff, president of the Fredericton Branch Railway Company, a member of the Legislative Assembly, and…

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Hugh John Flemming Bridge
Landmarks, Bridges, History

Hugh John Flemming Bridge

The Hugh John Flemming Bridge  is located one kilometer north of Hartland , in Carleton County. It is named in honour of Hugh John Flemming (1899-1982).  Hugh John Flemming was a lumberman, politician, Premier of NB and was born in Peel in 1899. Elected in 1921 as a…

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