October 2, 2022

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Bonar Law-Bennett Building
Landmarks, History

Bonar Law-Bennett Building

UNB’s first library building was this handsome red and buff brick edifice with sandstone trim and a portico supported by tremendous Tuscan sandstone columns. It was bestowed to the campus by the Provincial government in 1931, and was expanded and…

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Somerville House Somerville House
Landmarks, History

Somerville House

The site and manor, located at 238 Waterloo Row in Fredericton, known as "Somerville House" have gone through many changes and incarnations in their long life. The property was purchased by the Hon. John Murray Bliss in 1815 and here…

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Maggie Jean Chestnut Residence
History, Landmarks

Maggie Jean Chestnut Residence

This lavish circa 1895 Queen Anne style house with its abundantly trimmed verandah, window bays, and rear coach-house was first a private residence, then sold to the Bank of Montreal as a home for its bank managers from 1900 to…

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St. Thomas University St. Thomas University in Fredericton. Photo by Larry Dickinson.
History, Landmarks

St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University (STU) is jointly a public and Roman Catholic liberal arts university located in Fredericton. It offers degrees exclusively at the undergraduate level for approximately 2,500 students in the liberal arts, humanities, journalism, education, and social work. The origin of St. Thomas University dates back…

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