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Greg Kennedy Acadians of the St. John River

Gregory Kennedy is Associate Professor and Research Director of the Acadian Studies Institute at the Université de Moncton Acadians of the St. John River Speaker Series: A Path Not Taken: the Middle Ground along the Wolastoq/St. John River, 1654-1690 by Gregory Kennedy The failure to achieve middle ground between 17th century Indigenous, French [...]

By |2019-11-04T16:44:08-04:00November 4th, 2019|Museum News|1 Comment

Talk on Ripples Internment Camp

The experiences of European refugees and prisoners at the Ripples Internment Camp near Minto will be the focus of historian Ed Caissie's talk at the York Sunbury Historical Society's monthly speaker series. This event is FREE and takes place at 7 pm, Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Government House, 51 Woodstock Road. The Ripples Internment [...]

By |2019-10-17T13:58:48-03:00October 17th, 2019|Museum News|0 Comments

Members Art Show October 4-25

All Members of the Historical Society are invited to submit two to four (2- 4) works for display in the Gallery until October 25. The works will be for exhibition only unless the member wishes to have the items for sale, and “For sale by artist along with the contact information” can be noted on [...]

By |2019-09-23T23:25:22-03:00September 23rd, 2019|Museum News|0 Comments

Black Heritage of York Sunbury Counties 1760-2020

We are currently in the research and development stages of a new exhibit documenting the Black heritage of York Sunbury Counties spanning the years 1760 to 2020. The research team includes: Mary Louise McCarthy, Graham Nickerson and Jennifer Dow with the support of Dr. Cynthia Wallace-Casey and Doug Hall. Photo at right: William Kendall  was [...]

By |2020-11-25T15:41:31-04:00September 10th, 2019|Upcoming|0 Comments

Pointe Sainte-Anne 1692-1759

Acadian Exhibit at Fredericton Region Museum Tells History of Pointe Sainte-Anne (Fredericton, NB - August 12, 2019) - A new interactive exhibit on the history of the Acadian settlement at Pointe Sainte-Anne (1692-1759) will be launched on August 15, Acadian National Day, at the Fredericton Region Museum. The launch takes place at 5:00 pm at [...]

By |2019-09-10T16:39:22-03:00September 10th, 2019|Current|0 Comments

Carleton & York Regiment Sept 19

Carleton & York Regiment Focus of Talk at Government House (Fredericton, NB - September 12, 2019) - The experience of New Brunswickers in the Carleton & York Regiment during the Second World War is the subject of Capt. David Hughes presentation in the York Sunbury Historical Society speaker series. This FREE event will be held [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:17:02-03:00September 10th, 2019|Museum News|0 Comments

Percie Guthrie and the MacLean Kilties

By Patrick Murray Procter Curatorial Assistant, Fredericton Region Museum Percy Guthrie was born in Oromocto, New Brunswick and served at the front in the early years of the First World War, having been wounded on May 15, 1915 at the Battle of Festubert. While recovering from his wounds still in France he struck upon [...]

By |2019-07-15T14:10:54-03:00July 29th, 2018|Featured Collection, Our Collections|1 Comment

Bownik Peasant Corsets

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By |2017-11-23T12:29:27-04:00November 23rd, 2017|NEW - Featured Artefact|0 Comments

2020 Artists-in-Residence

The history of the 1918 Flu Pandemic during the First World War and Fredericton's Black heritage will be the focus of the Fredericton Region Museum's 7th annual Artist-in-Residence program this summer. Museum Executive Director, Melynda Jarratt, explains that artists were challenged to create works of art in any medium that reflect contemporary themes including [...]

By |2020-08-05T13:15:55-03:00November 5th, 2017|Artist In Residence|0 Comments

Rubric Memorial Plaque

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By |2017-11-23T12:29:56-04:00November 4th, 2017|NEW - Featured Artefact|0 Comments
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