Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Fredericton Region Museum to be Launching New Exhibit on Cancer

Fredericton Region Museum to be launching new exhibit on cancer this autumn. The date of the launch is set for September 5, 2015 at the Fredericton Region Museum in downtown Fredericton. FREDERICTON, NB – Aug 12, 2015 – Entitled “Stories of Those Affected by Cancer,” the new exhibit from the Fredericton Region Museum forms its [...]

By |2015-08-24T12:48:11-03:00August 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

History Themed Summer Day Camps

We've had a wonderful summer here at the Fredericton Region Museum. One of our favourite parts were the history themed summer day camps. This year, we offered four fun-filled and educational weeks. Our first camp was the Blast to the Past: The Fredericton Edition camp. This camp was certainly a blast! We visited all kinds [...]

By |2015-08-12T16:57:18-03:00August 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Victory over Japan Day 70th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony

William Hickie, Royal Rifles of Canada, in Gander Newfoundland before leaving for Hong Kong. William Hickie was from Jacquet River, New Brunswick. This August 15th marks the 70th Anniversary of “Victory over Japan” Day. The official end to the second world was in 1945 when it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally [...]

By |2015-08-11T15:02:51-03:00August 11th, 2015|Events & Activities|0 Comments

Hats Off to our New Exhibit

On Thursday the 6th of August, at 5:00 PM the Fredericton Region Museum, (FRM), will be hosting a private reception for the opening of our new hat exhibit. We are happy to welcome Trish Hirschkorn who has generously contributed some of her own creations to our collection. Ms. Hirschkorn is an artist who specializes in [...]

By |2015-08-05T15:44:27-03:00August 5th, 2015|Museum News - Archived|0 Comments

Stories of Those Affected by Cancer

The York Sunbury Historical Society has been collecting artefacts and documents since 1932, which in terms of the museum industry is a long time. They have a vast collection of three dimensional artefacts, photographs and documents that have all been carefully catalogued and tucked away for safekeeping. This incredible collection is the foundation of the [...]

By |2015-08-04T12:55:56-03:00August 4th, 2015|Museum News - Archived|0 Comments