December 5, 2022

Cotton Mill

Marysville Cotton Mill
Biography, History, Landmarks

Marysville Cotton Mill

Lumberman, railway entrepreneur, and industrialist, Alexander Gibson (1818-1913) moved from Lepreau, Charlotte County, to the Fredericton area in 1862, when he purchased mill and timber properties on the Nashwaak River from Robert Rankin, Francis Ferguson, and Allan Gilmour. Ten years…

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Alexander “Boss” Gibson
Biography, History, Landmarks

Alexander “Boss” Gibson

Lumberman, railway entrepreneur, and industrialist, Alexander Gibson (1818-1913) moved from Lepreau, Charlotte County, to the Fredericton area in 1862, when he purchased mill and timber properties on the Nashwaak River from Robert Rankin, Francis Ferguson, and Allan Gilmour. Ten years…

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Alexander “Boss” Gibson Home
Landmarks, History

Alexander “Boss” Gibson Home

The Alexander “Boss” Gibson Home is designated a Local Historic Place for its association with the Gibson family, 185 Canada Street was built by Henry Pickard in 1864 for Alexander “Boss” Gibson, local entrepreneur who made his fortune in the…

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Former Marysville Hotel
History, Landmarks

Former Marysville Hotel

Construction of the Former Marysville Hotel, situated at 7 Bridge Street in Fredericton, began in 1887. The three-storey, symmetrically-massed, red brick multi-unit dwelling of Italianate-inspired design is located directly across the street from the former cotton mill, which for many…

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