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History of Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada

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Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada

The village is named in honour of the Roman Catholic Bishop, the Most Reverend James Rogers, late Bishop of Chatham, New Brunswick. Rogersville is the home of two Trappist (Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance) monasteries, Notre-Dame de l'Assomption Abbey (Our Lady of the Assumption Abbey for women) and Notre Dame du Calvaire Abbey (Our Lady of Calvary Abbey for men).

It is also the burial place of the man considered the Father of Modern Acadia—(Bishop) Monseigneur Marcel-Francois Richard, and the site of a monument containing his sarcophagus.

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  • Rogersville was settled in 1874 and named for James Rogers (1826-1903), first Roman Catholic bishop of Chatham from 1860-1902:

    archives.gnb.ca

  • 1877 - Église de Saint-François-de-Sales established at Rogersville

    http://www.gcatholic.org

  • Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada
    Église de Saint-François-de-Sales
    11111, rue Principale, Rogersville, NEW BRUNSWICK
    Established 1877
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • In 1898 Rogersville was a station on the Intercolonial Railway and a farming and lumbering settlement with 1 post office, 8 stores, 2 hotels, 2 sawmills, 1 grist mill, 1 woodworking factory, 1 church and a population of 500:

    archives.gnb.ca

  • A Trappist monastery was founded in Rogersville in 1902

    archives.gnb.ca

  • Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada
    Around 1910
    wikipedia
    Photograph
  • 1911 - Rogersville
    Rogersville, a post-village of Northumberland co., New Brunswick, on the Intercolonial R. The banking point is Newcastle.

    It is also the burial...Read MORE...


  • Rogersville was incorporated as a village in 1966

    archives.gnb.ca



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Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada
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Église de Saint-François-de-Sales
11111, rue Principale, Rogersville, NEW BRUNSWICK
Established 1877
Source: Google maps
Photograph

Rogersville, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada
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Around 1910
wikipedia
Photograph
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  • Rogersville was settled in 1874 and named for James Rogers (1826-1903), first Roman Catholic bishop of Chatham from 1860-1902:

    archives.gnb.ca
  • 1877 - Église de Saint-François-de-Sales established at Rogersville

    http://www.gcatholic.org
  • In 1898 Rogersville was a station on the Intercolonial Railway and a farming and lumbering settlement with 1 post office, 8 stores, 2 hotels, 2 sawmills, 1 grist mill, 1 woodworking factory, 1 church and a population of 500:

    archives.gnb.ca
  • A Trappist monastery was founded in Rogersville in 1902

    archives.gnb.ca
  • 1911 - Rogersville
    Rogersville, a post-village of Northumberland co., New Brunswick, on the Intercolonial R. The banking point is Newcastle.

    It is also the burial... Read MORE...

  • Rogersville was incorporated as a village in 1966

    archives.gnb.ca

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