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History of Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

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Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

The Town of Caraquet is located 68 km northeast of Bathurst. Its houses line the Baie de Caraquet, a rocky section of CHALEUR BAY's southern coast, offering magnificent views of the sea and the GASPÉ PENINSULA. Attracted by the rich fishing grounds, the first French settlers arrived about 1750. ACADIAN refugees, Québec fishermen and English-speaking traders followed, and from 1837 to 1939 the Jersey-based Robin fishing company dominated the economy...



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  • 1817 - Église de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens established at Caraquet

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  • Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
    Église de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens
    213, boul. Saint-Pierre Ouest, Caraquet, NEW BRUNSWICK
    Established 1817
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • 1873
    CARAQUETTE, a seaport town and port of entry in Gloucester co., N.B., situated on an inlet of Baie des Chaleurs, 48 miles from Bathurst. It is one of ...Read MORE...


  • News 1874 - The Caraquet Murder. Confession of the Murderer.
    BATHURST, New-Brunswick, April 30. - Gallian, who murdered Poulin in Caraquet, has made a confession. He says he was incited to the act by Poulin's...Read MORE...


  • 1874 - April 8, 1874 - Caraquet Railway Company founded, to build a railway connecting Caraquet and Shippegan Harbour to the Intercolonial Railway near Bathurst.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ April_8

  • 1875 - January 14, 1875 - Start of 2-week riot between Acadians and English in Caraquet
    New Brunswick legislature passes the The Common Schools Act, setting up non-sectarian schools in the province using public funding; militia called in ...Read MORE...


  • 1877 - Family Drowned
    At Caraquet, N. B., a family of five persons was drowned attempting to cross the Pokeouch river.

    The Times
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    The Times

  • News 1887 - PLUNGED OFF A BRIDGE. EIGHT MEN PERISH UNDER AN ENGINE.
    Moncton, N.B., Dec. 19. - A fearful disaster occurred last night near Caraquette Station, on the northern division of the Intercolonial Railroad. It...Read MORE...


  • News 1887 - Woman kills her child with spoon
    An unmarried woman, named Ross, has been arrested at Caraquet, New Brunswick, for infanticide. It is
    charged that she murdered her infant by...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Caraquette
    Caraquette, kā'rā'két', a port of entry in Gloucester co., New Brunswick, on Caraquette Bay, an inlet of the Bay of Chaleurs, 48 miles E.N.E. of...Read MORE...


  • 1898 - Caraquet
    In 1898 Caraquet was a seaport and sub-port of entry on the Caraquet and Gulf Shore Railway and a farming and fishing community with 14 stores, 3...Read MORE...


  • Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

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  • Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

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  • Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
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  • 1916
    Caraqaet, or Caraquette, an outport of Gloucester co., New Brunswick, on Caraquet Bay, an inlet of the Bay of Chaleur, 46 miles ENE. of Bathurst, its ...Read MORE...


  • Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

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  • Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
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  • Caraquet
    Caraquet, NB, incorporated as a town in 1961, population 4169 (2011c), 4156 (2006c). The Town of Caraquet is located 68 km northeast of Bathurst. Its ...Read MORE...




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Église de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens
213, boul. Saint-Pierre Ouest, Caraquet, NEW BRUNSWICK
Established 1817
Source: Google maps
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Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
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Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada
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  • 1817 - Église de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens established at Caraquet

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1873
    CARAQUETTE, a seaport town and port of entry in Gloucester co., N.B., situated on an inlet of Baie des Chaleurs, 48 miles from Bathurst. It is one of ... Read MORE...

  • 1874 - April 8, 1874 - Caraquet Railway Company founded, to build a railway connecting Caraquet and Shippegan Harbour to the Intercolonial Railway near Bathurst.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ April_8
  • News  1874 - The Caraquet Murder. Confession of the Murderer.
    BATHURST, New-Brunswick, April 30. - Gallian, who murdered Poulin in Caraquet, has made a confession. He says he was incited to the act by Poulin's... Read MORE...

  • 1875 - January 14, 1875 - Start of 2-week riot between Acadians and English in Caraquet
    New Brunswick legislature passes the The Common Schools Act, setting up non-sectarian schools in the province using public funding; militia called in ... Read MORE...

  • 1877 - Family Drowned
    At Caraquet, N. B., a family of five persons was drowned attempting to cross the Pokeouch river.
    The Times
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    The Times
  • News  1887 - Woman kills her child with spoon
    An unmarried woman, named Ross, has been arrested at Caraquet, New Brunswick, for infanticide. It is
    charged that she murdered her infant by... Read MORE...

  • News  1887 - PLUNGED OFF A BRIDGE. EIGHT MEN PERISH UNDER AN ENGINE.
    Moncton, N.B., Dec. 19. - A fearful disaster occurred last night near Caraquette Station, on the northern division of the Intercolonial Railroad. It... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Caraquette
    Caraquette, kā'rā'két', a port of entry in Gloucester co., New Brunswick, on Caraquette Bay, an inlet of the Bay of Chaleurs, 48 miles E.N.E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1898 - Caraquet
    In 1898 Caraquet was a seaport and sub-port of entry on the Caraquet and Gulf Shore Railway and a farming and fishing community with 14 stores, 3... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Caraqaet, or Caraquette, an outport of Gloucester co., New Brunswick, on Caraquet Bay, an inlet of the Bay of Chaleur, 46 miles ENE. of Bathurst, its ... Read MORE...

  • Caraquet
    Caraquet, NB, incorporated as a town in 1961, population 4169 (2011c), 4156 (2006c). The Town of Caraquet is located 68 km northeast of Bathurst. Its ... Read MORE...

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