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"Moncton, a post-town of New Brunswick, co. of Westmoreland, at a railway junction, 89 miles N.E. of St. John. It is at the head of navigation on the Petitcodiac River, has a fine harbor, and contains 4 churches, several hotels, a number of stores, a newspaper office, 2 branch banks, and manufactories of castings, engines, machinery, tobacco, leather, wooden-ware, &c. Here are the offices and principal workshops of the Intercolonial Railway. Moncton is a port of entry. Pop. 4810."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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Church of St. Bernard
43 Botsford St., Moncton, NEW BRUNSWICK
Established 1888
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption
220, rue St-George, Moncton, NEW BRUNSWICK E1C
Established 1914
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  • 1697 - First settlement at Moncton, New Brunswick.
    www.canadahistory.com/ timeline.asp
  • 1701 The Acadian town of Petitcodiac is founded.
  • 1766 - Moncton, New Brunswick founded
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1867 - July 8 - Le Moniteur Acadien first published; First French-language newspaper in the Maritimes. Moncton, New Brunswick
    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_8
  • 1868 - October 10 - Collège Saint-Joseph opens its doors as the first Acadian institution of higher education. Moncton, NB
    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_10
  • 1873
    MONCTON, a post town of New Brunswick, co. of Westmorland, beautifully situated at tie bend of the Petitcodiac river, 89 miles N.E. of St. John. It... Read MORE...

  • 1888 - Church of St. Bernard established in Moncton
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  • 1906
    Moncton, a city and port of entry of New Brunswick, co. of Westmoreland, 89 miles NE. of St. John, on the Intercolonial and the Moncton and Buctouche ... Read MORE...

  • 1920 - Église de Saint-Louis-de-France established in Moncton
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1963 - Most of today's Acadians live in New Brunswick, P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, with some in parts of Maine and Quebec.
    While there are continuing struggles against assimilation and attempts to keep the French language alive, Acadians have increasing control over their ... Read MORE...

  • 1963 - The Université de Moncton is founded.
    new-brunswick.net/ new-brunswick/ facts.html
  • Moncton
    Moncton, NB, incorporated as a city in 1890, population 71 889 (2016c), 69 074 (2011c), 64 128 (2006c), is the largest city in New Brunswick. The... Read MORE...

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