October 4, 2022

Harry Chestnut

Chestnut Canoe Factory
History, Landmarks

Chestnut Canoe Factory

By the end of the nineteenth century, wealthy American "sports" had discovered the New Brunswick wilderness and arrived via the Saint John River in the Maine-built wood-canvas canoes of B.N. Morris, E.M. White, and E.H. Gerrish. Brothers William and Henry…

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Chestnut House
History, Landmarks

Chestnut House

Of Chestnut Canoe distinction, this eclectic hip-roofed house, located at 132 Waterloo Row in Fredericton, was built for company owner Harry Chestnut and his wife Annie in 1902, quite possibly by R. Chestnut & Sons, who were "Builders and Contractors"…

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