November 27, 2022

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New Brunswick Legislature
History, Landmarks

New Brunswick Legislature

The present New Brunswick Legislature Building in Fredericton has been the seat and symbol of democracy in New Brunswick since 1882, when it replaced a building that had been destroyed by fire two years earlier.  The government declared an open…

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New Brunswick Legislature Dome
History, Landmarks

New Brunswick Legislature Dome

New Brunswick’s Legislature is considered one of Canada’s finest, designed by Saint John architect J.C Dumaresq who won the competition to replace the previous structure destroyed by a suspicious fire in 1880. J.C. Dumaresq adopted the Second Empire, the signature…

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