December 7, 2022

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Village of Canterbury
History

Village of Canterbury

The Village of Canterbury was established in 1825 and named Howard Settlement after Sir Howard Douglas (1776-1861), Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick from 1823-1831. It was renamed Canterbury in 1859 for Sir John Henry Thomas Manners-Sutton (1814-1877), third Viscount of Canterbury and the…

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Lord Beaverbrook Hotel
Landmarks, History, Summer

Lord Beaverbrook Hotel

The Lord Beaverbrook Hotel was constructed in 1946. It’s Grand Opening in mid-1948 was ‘the social event’ in New Brunswick, with dignitaries from local, provincial, federal and international governments in attendance, as well as predominate locals including Lord Beaverbrook (Sir…

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Ministers Island
History, Landmarks, Museum

Ministers Island

Ministers Island is an enchanting place to experience. Lying just off the shore near St. Andrews, this 500-acre island is only a part-time island. You reach it by driving over the seafloor approximately 1 kilometer (1/2 mile). Once there, you…

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