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Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

Fredericton is the capital of New Brunswick.

Fredericton High School is the oldest English High School in Canada and was established in 1785.
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Christ Church Cathedral in Fredericton, New Brunswick was the first Gothic Revival cathedral built in North America. Built between 1845 and 1853, it is now a National Historic Site. hikebiketravel.com



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  • Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
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  • New Brunswick became a separate colony from Nova Scotia in 1784.


  • The site of Fredericton was designated as provincial capital by Governor Guy Carleton on 22 February 1785.
    Located on the St. John River: York County: capital of New Brunswick: William Francis Ganong identified the Maliseet name for Fredericton as...Read MORE...


  • 1827 - Church of St. Dunstan established at Fredericton

    www.gcatholic.org

  • In 1829, the Old Arts Building was completed to house King's College (later to become the University of New Brunswick).

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  • Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
    Canadian Scenery,
    by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
    Artwork
  • Fredericton was incorporated as a city in 1848

    archives.gnb.ca

  • In 1848, Christ Church Cathedral (part of the Church of England) was built, allowing Fredericton to achieve city status.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • News 1854 - Cholera
    CHOLERA

    We learn from Fredericton that the steamers Anna Augusta and John Waring left Saint John with a party of some 500 or 600 (principally...Read MORE...


  • Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
    Provincial Exhibition Palace, Fredericton, ( New Brunswick. ) 1864
    Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1970-188-1949 W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana
    www.collectionscanada.gc.ca

    Artwork
  • 1873
    FREDERICTON, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, capital of the province and of the co. of York, is beautifully situated on a point of land on ...Read MORE...


  • 1880 - N.B. legislature in Fredericton destroyed by fire

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ nbztimeln.htm

  • 1895 - Fredericton
    Fred'ericton, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, capital of the province, and of the county of York, is finely situated on the west side of...Read MORE...


  • 1898 - Fredericton
    In 1898 Fredericton was a port of entry with 1 post office, numerous stores, 10 hotels, 4 sawmills, 2 planing mills, 2 shingle mills, 1 grist mill, 1 ...Read MORE...


  • Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
    Fredericton Provincial Exhibition Building
    Postcard
  • Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
    Old Government House, Fredericton, N.B.
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  • Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
    Parliament Buildings, Fredericton, N.B. (1905)
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  • 1916
    Fredericton, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, capital of the province and of the co. of York, is finely situated on the W. side of the St....Read MORE...


  • News 1937 - Crude Counterfeit Quarters Passed
    FREDERICTON, N B Aug. 7 - Counterfeiters have been leading the Royal Canadian Mounted police a merry race with faked quarters here. The galling...Read MORE...


  • Fredericton
    The strategic advantages of Fredericton — then known as St. Anne’s Point — were first developed in 1691 by then-governor of Acadia Joseph Robinau de...Read MORE...




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Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
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Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
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Canadian Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Artwork

Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
Pinterest
Provincial Exhibition Palace, Fredericton, ( New Brunswick. ) 1864
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1970-188-1949 W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca

Artwork

Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
Pinterest
Fredericton Provincial Exhibition Building
Postcard

Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
Pinterest
Old Government House, Fredericton, N.B.
Postcard

Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada
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Parliament Buildings, Fredericton, N.B. (1905)
Postcard

History, News and Stories of Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

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  • New Brunswick became a separate colony from Nova Scotia in 1784.
  • The site of Fredericton was designated as provincial capital by Governor Guy Carleton on 22 February 1785.
    Located on the St. John River: York County: capital of New Brunswick: William Francis Ganong identified the Maliseet name for Fredericton as... Read MORE...

  • 1827 - Church of St. Dunstan established at Fredericton

    www.gcatholic.org
  • In 1829, the Old Arts Building was completed to house King's College (later to become the University of New Brunswick).

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1848, Christ Church Cathedral (part of the Church of England) was built, allowing Fredericton to achieve city status.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Fredericton was incorporated as a city in 1848

    archives.gnb.ca
  • News  1854 - Cholera
    CHOLERA

    We learn from Fredericton that the steamers Anna Augusta and John Waring left Saint John with a party of some 500 or 600 (principally... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    FREDERICTON, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, capital of the province and of the co. of York, is beautifully situated on a point of land on ... Read MORE...

  • 1880 - N.B. legislature in Fredericton destroyed by fire

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ nbztimeln.htm
  • 1895 - Fredericton
    Fred'ericton, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, capital of the province, and of the county of York, is finely situated on the west side of... Read MORE...

  • 1898 - Fredericton
    In 1898 Fredericton was a port of entry with 1 post office, numerous stores, 10 hotels, 4 sawmills, 2 planing mills, 2 shingle mills, 1 grist mill, 1 ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Fredericton, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, capital of the province and of the co. of York, is finely situated on the W. side of the St.... Read MORE...

  • News  1937 - Crude Counterfeit Quarters Passed
    FREDERICTON, N B Aug. 7 - Counterfeiters have been leading the Royal Canadian Mounted police a merry race with faked quarters here. The galling... Read MORE...

  • Fredericton
    The strategic advantages of Fredericton — then known as St. Anne’s Point — were first developed in 1691 by then-governor of Acadia Joseph Robinau de... Read MORE...

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