August 17, 2022

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Mactaquac Hydro Electric Dam
History, Drone, Landmarks, Video

Mactaquac Hydro Electric Dam

The Mactaquac Hydro Electric Dam is an embankment dam used to generate hydroelectricity in Mactaquac. It dams the waters of the Saint John River and is operated by NB Power with a capacity to generate 653 megawatts of electricity from 6 turbines; this represents…

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John Campbell Allen
Biography, History

John Campbell Allen

Sir John Campbell Allen (October 1, 1817 – September 27, 1898) was from 1865–1896 a justice of the colonial and then provincial Supreme Court of New Brunswick, serving as Chief Justice of…

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Richard Hanson
Biography, History

Richard Hanson

Richard Burpee Hanson, PC (March 20, 1879 – July 14, 1948) was a Canadian politician who served as interim leader of the Conservative Party from May 14, 1940 until November 11, 1941. Born in Bocabec, Charlotte County, the son…

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John Adolphus Beckwith
History, Landmarks

John Adolphus Beckwith

John Adolphus Beckwith, engineer, businessman, civil servant, and politician; b. 1 Dec. 1800 at Fredericton, one of six children of Nehemiah Beckwith and Julie-Louise Le Brun; d. 23 Nov. 1880 at Fredericton. The son of a…

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