Historical Marker Series

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historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2JFO_l-ancien-bureau-de-poste-de-saint-hyacinthe-former-saint-hyacinthe-post-office_-.html
L'Ancien Bureau de Poste de Saint-Hyacinthe, also, Former Saint-Hyacinthe Post Office. . . French: . Construit dans les années 1890 afin de loger un bureau de poste, la douane et d'autres services gouvernementaux, ce b√Ętiment date d'une époq…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2JGJ_shipbuilding-in-new-brunswick-l-industrie-de-la-construction-navale-au-nouveau-brunswick_-.html
Shipbuilding in New Brunswick, also, L'Industrie de la Construction Navale au Nouveau-Brunswick. . . English: . From its origins in the late 18th century, the shipbuilding industry profoundly influenced New Brunswick history. Craftsmen in the colony built …
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2JJ7_james-colledge-pope_-.html
James Colledge Pope. . English: . James Colledge Pope was born in Bedeque. A successful merchant and shipbuilder, he entered political life in 1857. Premier of the Island on two previous occasions (1865-7 and 1870-2), he again assumed that office in April,…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2JJ8_the-royal-canadian-mint-la-monnaie-royale-canadienne_-.html
The Royal Canadian Mint, also, La Monnaie Royale Canadienne. . . English: . Constructed in 1905-1908 to house a branch of the British Royal Mint, this building was one of several designed in the late gothic style by the Department of Public Works in the fi…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2JYZ_henry-marshall-tory_-.html
Born at Port Shoreham, N.S., educated at Guysborough Academy and at McGill, Tory served as professor at McGill (1893-1905), Principal of McGill College, Vancouver (1906-7), first President of the University of Alberta (1908-28), and founder and President o…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2K60_captain-savalette_-.html
Every summer for more than 40 years, beginning in 1565, this Basque fisherman from Saint-Jean-de-Euz sailed to Eskikewa'kik, a district of Mi'kma'ki within the traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq. Here, his crew caught codfish, which they cleaned, salted a…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2K62_canso_-.html
Important as a centre for the North Atlantic fisheries from the 16th century, the islands in Canso Harbour offered a safe haven for fishermen. First frequented by the French and Basques, the area became the site of an extensive New England fishing establish…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2KKC_isgonish-french-river-portage_-.html
English: . This was the chief route of the French and Indians from Cobequid to Isle St. Jean and Louisbourg and later of the British from Halifax to Charlottetown. . . var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; …
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2KKJ_sir-samuel-cunard_-.html
English: . Born in Halifax of Loyalist parentage, Cunard founded in the maritime provinces a commercial empire embracing banking, lumber, land, coal and, especially, shipping. Involved in transatlantic steam navigation from its early days, by 1839 he had wo…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2KLB_connell-house-maison-connell_-.html
Lumber merchant and politician, Charles Connell had this house constructed circa 1840. Its pedimented front and freestanding columns make it a fine example of the Greek Revival style. Such houses inspired by classical temples are rare in Canada, although t…
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