Saint John in Saint John County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic
Menahkwesk “Saint John”
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); Fort Howe (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dock Street Generating Station Canada’s Original City (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Landing of the Loyalists (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); The Marco Polo (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Scottish Strength (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); First Marine Compound Engine (approx. 0.8 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.