November 27, 2022

Loyalist

Last Fatal Duel in New Brunswick
History

Last Fatal Duel in New Brunswick

George Frederick Street, born 21 July, 1787 in Burton to a British land granted immigrant. He was a lawyer, politician a judge, an educator and a public servant. He was well-respected in the community and his father served with the…

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Benedict Arnold
Biography, History

Benedict Arnold

In the same month, Benedict Arnold arrived in Saint John, where he soon acquired what was described as "quite a pretentious home" at the corner of King and Canterbury Streets. It was a 2 1/2 storey wooden building with a…

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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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