December 7, 2022

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Rose Arbor – Hillsborough
Landmarks, History

Rose Arbor – Hillsborough

Rose Arbor is a two-storey regularly-massed Queen Anne Revival house that was built by Jordan Steeves in 1887 for the new medical man in Hillsborough, Dr. Bliss A. Marven. The exterior has changed little except for the addition of the…

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Acadian Battlefield Monument
History, Landmarks

Acadian Battlefield Monument

The Acadian Battlefield, the site of the Battle of Hillsborough, is historically significant because of the pivotal role it played in the history of eastern Canada. Despite their victory here, the Acadians did not mount any further organized resistance to…

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John Wallace Farm – Hillsborough
History, Landmarks

John Wallace Farm – Hillsborough

The Wallace Farm in Hillsborough has historical significance because it was the home of John Wallace (1812-1896). His grandparents had come to New Brunswick from Donegal in northern Ireland. Besides operating a large farm, he also owned a sawmill and was a…

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