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NB Lighthouses Speaker Series Jan 19

Lighting the Way: New Brunswick  Lighthouses, Navigation, and the Sea, 1785-1867 Lighting the Way: New Brunswick Lighthouses, Navigation, and the Sea, 1785-1867 (Fredericton, NB - January 10, 2023) - The fascinating history of New Brunswick's historic lighthouses will be the focus of historian Zachary Tingley's presentation in the upcoming York-Sunbury Historical Society's Virtual [...]

By |2023-01-10T16:33:01-04:00January 10th, 2023|Museum News|0 Comments

FRM Newsletter Winter 2022-2023

Click here to read the Fredericton Region Museum Newsletter Vol. 2 Winter 2022-2023 On behalf of the Board of Directors of the York Sunbury Historical Society, I’d like to thank our members and supporters for their unwavering support of the Fredericton Region Museum during the last 3 years of the pandemic. 2022 saw [...]

By |2023-01-08T13:43:07-04:00December 28th, 2022|Museum News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Remembering the First World War

(Fredericton, NB – December 7, 2022) – The Fredericton Region Museum is very pleased to announce the availability of their First World War Trunk, which documents the experiences of New Brunswick soldiers who served on the Western Front during the Great War of 1914 – 1918. Designed for classroom use, these trunks offer students with [...]

By |2022-12-07T13:19:47-04:00December 7th, 2022|Museum News, War Trunk|0 Comments

The “Holy War” of Bishop John Richardson Nov 17

“It is a holy war which we are waging.”Bishop John Richardson and Anglican Recruiting Sermons in Great War New Brunswick (Fredericton, NB - November 9, 2022) - How New Brunswick's war time Anglican Bishop invoked the language of holy war in his theological response to the 1914-1918 conflict is the focus of historian [...]

By |2022-11-09T13:27:04-04:00November 9th, 2022|Museum News|0 Comments

Pte. James Edward Stickels

488293 Pte. James Edward Stickels James Stickels was born on 31 December 1897 at St. Mary’s, York County, New Brunswick.  He was the son of James W. and Rebecca (Long) Stickles.  There were five children in the family – two boys and three girls.  He was a member of the Church of England and listed [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:19:05-04:00November 8th, 2022|Featured Collection, Our Collections|0 Comments

Pte. James Edward Stickels KIA October 9, 1916

The Memorial Cross given to James Stickels' mother after he was killed in action on October 9, 1916. 488293 Pte. James Edward Stickels As part of our 2022 Remembrance Day activities, the Fredericton Region Museum is commemorating the life of James Edward Stickels. We have two artefacts that are attributed to him in [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:05:18-04:00November 8th, 2022|Museum News|0 Comments

The Diaries of Ruth Loggie: November 3

The Diaries of Ruth Loggie The First World War experiences of New Brunswick-born nurse Ruth Loggie, will be the focus of a virtual presentation in the York Sunbury Historical Society Speaker Series by historian and author, Dr. Rev. Ross Hebb. This FREE ZOOM presentation will take place on Thursday, November 3 at 7 [...]

By |2022-10-27T17:29:07-03:00October 27th, 2022|Museum News|0 Comments

Suitcase Stories – Classroom & Museum Visit

Designed to complement Unit 1 of the Grade 6 Social Studies curriculum in New Brunswick, Suitcase Stories will lead students on a quest to discover the cultural identities of individuals living in Fredericton, and how this relates to the concept of material culture. This three-part education program includes a classroom visit by a museum volunteer, [...]

By |2022-10-27T17:37:24-03:00October 27th, 2022|Culture Quest|0 Comments

Who am I – Heritage Day Activity Guide

This resource guide provides suggestions on creative ways to celebrate and learn about your family’s heritage. Designed for children aged 8 to 14, use the outlines included in this package, to collect information and research your family's heritage. Think about the customs, beliefs, and traditions that make you who you are as a person. Then [...]

By |2022-10-27T17:38:04-03:00October 27th, 2022|Heritage Day|0 Comments

First World War Trunk

The First World War education trunk features reproduction objects, archival records, and images documenting the war experiences of New Brunswick soldiers who served on the Western Front during the Great War of 1914 – 1918. Available in both official languages, featured individuals include Ernest Brewer, Percy Winslow Grant, and Percy Guthrie (all of Fredericton), [...]

By |2022-10-27T17:39:13-03:00October 27th, 2022|War Trunk|0 Comments
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