December 3, 2022

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Irish Families Memorial
History

Irish Families Memorial

Irish immigration is often presented as a tragic epic in which victims of famine were forced to flee their homeland. The truth is otherwise. It is a tale of how hope and hard work gave Canada its stalwart Irish population.…

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Irish Families Memorial – Moncton
Landmarks, History

Irish Families Memorial – Moncton

The Irish Families Monument is located in the south end of Riverfront Park, between the Petitcodiac River and the Riverfront Promenade in Moncton.  The memorial was erected in July 2000 to pay homage to the Irish families who settled in…

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Miramichi
History

Miramichi

The city of Miramichi was formed in 1995 through the forced amalgamation of two towns, Newcastle and Chatham, and several smaller communities, including Douglastown, Loggieville, and Nelson. Situated along the world-famous salmon fishing river, the city of Miramichi offers cultural…

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Partridge Island
History, Landmarks, Lighthouses

Partridge Island

It’s considered one of the best-kept historical secrets in the country–Partridge Island, also known as Canada’s Emerald Isle. But unless you’ve got special permission from the Canadian Coast Guard, about the only way you’ll get a good look at this…

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