October 5, 2022

St. Andrews

Cory Cottage
History, Show Business

Cory Cottage

Cory Cottage on Carleton Street in St. Andrews was built in 1830 and remodelled in 1915.  Cory Cottage was formerly the home of Jacob Haddock. He was a house joiner and undoubtedly built many of the homes in St. Andrews. …

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Pansy Patch
History

Pansy Patch

Pansy Patch on Carleton Street in St. Andrews was built in the French Normandy Tradition. The outside walls are stucco with very little window space. The turret with wind vane, faux thatched roof, and many gables are strong characteristics of the…

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The Blacks of St. Andrews
Black History

The Blacks of St. Andrews

St. Andrews had a black population from its founding in 1783, but very little is known about these people. There was no local newspaper until 1818, and no local news in these papers, hardly, until 1840. Even then, there would…

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Edward Mitchell Bannister
Black History, Biography, History

Edward Mitchell Bannister

Edward Mitchell Bannister was born in 1828 in St. Andrews. His father was a native of Barbados, West Indies. The racial identity of Bannister’s mother, Hannah Alexander Bannister, who lived in New Brunswick and whom Bannister credited with fostering his…

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