December 7, 2022

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David Adams Richards
Biography

David Adams Richards

David Adams Richards was the third of six children born to Margaret Adams and Bill Richards, who ran a movie theatre business in Newcastle. Until the third grade, David Adams Richards attended St. Mary’s Academy, a Catholic primary school. He…

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Miramichi
History

Miramichi

The city of Miramichi was formed in 1995 through the forced amalgamation of two towns, Newcastle and Chatham, and several smaller communities, including Douglastown, Loggieville, and Nelson. Situated along the world-famous salmon fishing river, the city of Miramichi offers cultural…

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Fredericton’s Old Post Office Old Post Office on Queen Street in downtown Fredericton. Photo by Larry Dickinson.
Landmarks, History, Spring

Fredericton’s Old Post Office

Fredericton’s Old Post Office was designed by David Ewart, an architect for the Federal Department of Public Works, and was constructed between 1913 and 1916. This sandstone structure with large two-storey ionic insert columns, assuredly Fredericton’s finest Beaux-Arts style building,…

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