“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
St. Andrews in Charlotte County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic

St. Croix River

La Rivière Sainte-Croix

St. Croix River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 10, 2014
1. St. Croix River Marker
From the Chiputneticook Lakes, the waters of the St. Croix River tumble through rolling Appalachian scenery to one of the most historic estuaries in Canada, at Passamaquoddy Bay. Here, French colonization in North America began in 1604 on St. Croix Island. The river was travelled for millennia by native fishermen and traders and as an international border, British Loyalist and others later crossed these waters to contribute to the founding of Canada. Today, the St. Croix’s scenery, historic communities and traditional recreational fishing and canoeing continue to attract many to the region. For these unique features the New Brunswick side of the St. Croix River has been proclaimed a Canadian Heritage River.

Des lacs Chiputneticook, la rivière Sainte-Croix dévale une contrée appalachienne onduleuse jusqu’á un des estuaires les plus charges d’histoire au Canada, à la baie de Passamoquoddy. C’est dans l’ile Sainte Croix, en 1604, que débuta la colonisation française en Amérique du Nord. Pendant des millénaires, des pêcheurs autochtones et des marchands sillonnèrent la Saint-Croix. Puis,, des loyalistes britanniques et d’autres personnes traversèrent cette frontière internationale pour venir contribuer à la fondation du Canada. Ses paysage, ses villages historiques ains que la pêche et
<i>View of the St. Croix River</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
2. View of the St. Croix River
le canotage continuent d’attirer beaucoup de gens dans la région. Pour ces caractéristiques unique, la partie néo-brunswickoise de la Sainte-Croix a été désignée Rivière du patrimoine canadien.
Erected 1991.
Location. 45° 4.391′ N, 67° 3.182′ W. Marker is in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, in Charlotte County. Marker can be reached from Water Street just from King Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Water Street, St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1B4, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lest We Forget (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Andrews Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); The 200 Million Year Wait is Over! (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); War of 1812: Defending St. Andrews (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Blockhouse 101 (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Two hundred years and counting (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Welcome, Enjoy your visit! (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Wartime legacies (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Andrews.
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
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