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September 2013 Newsletter

September 2013 Spectacular Summer at the Fredericton Region Museum; A Fun-Filled Time at the Fredericton Region Museum Open House; Tea Party Update; A BIG Thank You from Hannah Ingraham; Thank You Staff and Volunteers; Don't Forget Your 104th Regiment Brown Ale; Goodbye Peekaboo Shadows!; York Sunbury Historical Society September Program Download PDF (8923 kb)

By |2013-09-16T17:14:10-04:00September 16th, 2013|Museum News - Archived|0 Comments

Mystery Tool!

A beautiful wooden tool, it looks like a plane; "A tool consisting of a block with a projecting steel blade, used to smooth a wooden or other surface by paring shavings from it." (Dictionary dot com) What is it? A gentleman dropped by the Fredericton Region Museum office yesterday to see if I [...]

By |2013-09-04T15:02:15-04:00September 4th, 2013|Research Questions|0 Comments

Peekaboo Shadows Theater Show & Reception

Peekaboo Shadow Theatre Show and Reception Program Miguelina Izaguirre's exhibit of shadow puppetry held its last show at the Fredericton Region Museum last night. Miguelina Izaguirre, a local artist, applied and had been recruited by the Fredericton Region Museum to provide interactive programming in its exhibit space, starting last July on Canada Day. Miguelina has [...]

By |2013-08-28T13:39:15-04:00August 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Open House at the Museum – Coming soon!

It's that time of year again! The Fredericton Region Museum's annual Open House will take place on Sunday, August 18 (10 am - 5 pm). This is the fifth year the museum has offered a day of free admission to celebrate the summer season, and this year's Open House promises to be a memorable occasion! This year’s Open House [...]

By |2013-08-09T16:45:14-04:00August 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Returning Family Pocket Watches Give Timeless Insights into Local Genealogy

This summer, the Fredericton Region Museum acquired a beautiful, yet mismatched,  pair of pocket watches from Philip Johnstone Burpee. Burpee, while living in Alberta, sent the watches back home to New Brunswick. Though the watches have different origins, they have come together through the Burpee family, tying together and continuing New Brunswick’s history. These watches [...]

By |2013-08-07T16:43:16-04:00August 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Fredericton Region Museum is holding an event in recognition of local artist Linda Bartlett!

Linda Bartlett has become an increasingly high profile artist in the Fredericton Region. Her home in Sheffield has inspired a whole series of historic and contemporary landscapes that she has shared with the public in such places as the United church in Sheffield and, most recently, the Art Attic.The Art Attic is Linda's personally designed [...]

By |2013-08-06T10:57:07-04:00August 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May and July 2013 Newsletters

Sorry for posting late!! July 2013 Welcome 2013 Summer Students; Thank You Picaroons Traditional Ales; Canada Day at the Fredericton Region Museum; Exciting Art at the Fredericton Region Museum; A Letter From Hannah Ingraham; The New England Planters at Maugerville/Sheffield 1763-2013; Coming Up at the Fredericton Region Museum; Sending a Big Thank You to Our Many [...]

By |2013-07-25T12:58:57-04:00July 25th, 2013|Museum News - Archived|0 Comments