November 27, 2020

Canadian Pacific Railway

Village of Canterbury
Churches, History, Railway

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…

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Plaster Rock
History, Landmarks, Rural, Spring

Plaster Rock

Plaster Rock is located on the Tobique River in Victoria County. Plaster Rock’s first settlers were Hezekiah Day and his two brothers, who arrived in 1881. Hezekiah Day gave Plaster Rock…

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Village of Minto
History, Landmarks

Village of Minto

The Village of Minto, was incorporated as a village in 1962. The Village was named for the eighth Governor General of Canada, the Earl of Minto, in 1904 when the…

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CFB Gagetown
History, Landmarks

CFB Gagetown

At the beginning of the Cold War, Canadian defence planners recognized the need for providing the Canadian Army with a suitable training facility where brigade and division-sized armoured, infantry, and artillery units could…

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