December 7, 2022

J.C. Dumaresq

Royal Bank Building – Moncton
History, Landmarks

Royal Bank Building – Moncton

The Royal Bank Building on Main Street in Moncton was designed by J. C. Dumaresq and built in 1898-1899 by James Reid & Son, the pink sandstone from a nearby Sackville quarry still retains some of the original tool marks.…

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James Charles Dumaresq
Biography, History

James Charles Dumaresq

James Charles Philip Dumaresq (1840-1906) was one of the most prominent and prolific architects of his time in the Maritime provinces.  His father, Philip Dumaresq left the Isle of Jersey sometime before 1800 and settled in Sydney where he was…

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St. Paul’s United Church
Churches, Landmarks

St. Paul’s United Church

In 1882, the Golden Jubilee of the congregation of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Fredericton, the growing congregation was becoming too large for the 600-seat capacity Old Kirk, and steps had to be taken to remedy the situation. The earlier…

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New Brunswick Legislature
History, Landmarks

New Brunswick Legislature

The present New Brunswick Legislature Building in Fredericton has been the seat and symbol of democracy in New Brunswick since 1882, when it replaced a building that had been destroyed by fire two years earlier.  The government declared an open…

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