December 3, 2022

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Fredericton’s Splash Pad
History, Landmarks

Fredericton’s Splash Pad

The land across from the Old Government House on Woodstock Road is today known as Wilmot Park. It was developed for the public in 1895, but had been originally set aside as a "pleasure ground" in 1860 by the Honorable…

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Jonathan Odell House
Biography, History, Landmarks

Jonathan Odell House

This was the residence of the first Provincial Secretary, the Hon. Jonathan Odell, perhaps the most accomplished of our Loyalist arrivals. Odell was born in 1737 in Newark, New Jersey, and died in 1818 in Fredericton. His father was John…

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Odell Park in Winter
Nature, History, Landmarks, Winter

Odell Park in Winter

The centerpiece of Frederictons parklands is the highly acclaimed Odell Park, renowned as one of the most beautiful parks of its kind in Canada. Among the many distinguishing features of this 400 acre park are a duck pond, deer pen (there's…

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