December 7, 2022

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Miramichi River
History, Landmarks

Miramichi River

The Miramichi River is located in the east-central part of New Brunswick. The river drains into Miramichi Bay in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The name may have been derived from the Montagnais words "Maissimeu Assi" (meaning Mi'kmaq Land).  The…

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McNamee/Priceville Footbridge
Landmarks, Bridges

McNamee/Priceville Footbridge

At 200 meters, this is the longest suspension footbridge in New Brunswick, spanning the Southwest Miramichi at McNamee, approximately 12 km west of Doaktown. Constructed in 1938, the footbridge (which originally had a single span and was constructed of wood)…

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