Saint John in Saint John County, New Brunswick — The Atlantic Provinces
Menahkwesk "Saint John"
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 45° 16.401′ N, 66° 4.365′ W. Marker is in Saint John, New Brunswick, in Saint John County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Fort Latour Drive and Navy Way when traveling east. Marker is located along the Harbour Passage Trail, about 2/10 kilometer east of Navy Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Chesley Drive, Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 1K7, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort La Tour (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort La Tour (within shouting Fort La Tour / Le Fort La Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shards of Time (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Tides of Fundy / Les Marées de Fundy (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Saint John Harbour Bridge / Le pont du port de Saint John (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Fort Howe (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Saint John – The Working Port / Saint John, port en activité (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint John.
Also see . . . Indigenous Peoples. Prior to the arrival of Europeans, the Wolastoqiyik (also known as Maliseet) were the primary inhabitants of the Saint John area. To the Wolastoqiyik, the site of what would become Saint John was known as Menahkwesk. Today, Wolastoqiyik continue to live both in Saint John and the surrounding area. The closest reserve is Oromocto First Nation, about an hour drive north of Saint John. (Submitted on September 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.