October 4, 2022

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Fredericton City Hall
History, Landmarks

Fredericton City Hall

The old Fredericton City Hall - including the city office, council chamber, magistrate's office, jail, farmers market and opera house - was erected on Phoenix Square in 1876. Mayor George F. Fenety was elected mayor in 1877 just as the city…

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Currie Centre
History, Landmarks

Currie Centre

The Currie Centre has been designed to address the integrated wellness needs of the University of New Brunswick and the greater Fredericton community. It provides facilities for fitness, recreation and high-performance athletics as well as new space for community research activities and services. It…

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Fredericton Cenotaph
Cenotaphs, History

Fredericton Cenotaph

Very shortly after the end of World War I, a group of public-spirited citizens decided that some form of lasting memorial should be erected in Fredericton to honour those members of the community who laid down their lives for their…

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City Hall Clock Tower Fredericton City Hall Clock Tower, February 2012. Photo by Steve Rogers.
History, Landmarks

City Hall Clock Tower

When Fredericton was incorporated in 1848, City Council had the authority to build a City Hall and install a public clock. After fire destroyed City Hall in 1875, the design plans for its reconstruction included a clock. However, when the new City…

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