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Hartland in Carleton County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic
 

St. John River

 
 
St. John River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 31, 2019
1. St. John River Marker
Inscription.  Named on June 24, 1604 – the feast day of St. John the Baptist – during the expedition of Sieur de Monts and Samuel de Champlain the river originates in northern Maine and flows 673 kilometers emptying into the Bay of Fundy at Saint John, N.B. Part of the river serves as an international boundary for 110 kilometers between New Brunswick and Maine. The Maliseet name is Wolastoq which means good and bountiful river. Three hydroelectric dams are located on the river at Mactaquac, Beechwood and Grand Falls, New Brunswick. The St. John River is the second longest river on the eastern seaboard with its watershed covering an area of 55,000 sq. km.
 
Location. 46° 17.864′ N, 67° 31.713′ W. Marker is in Hartland, New Brunswick, in Carleton County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (Route 105) north of Hartland Hill Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located near the west side of a large parking lot, on the banks of the Saint John River, overlooking the Hartland Hill Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 381 Main Street, Hartland, New Brunswick E7P 2N3, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18
St. John River Marker<br>(<i>wide view • Hartland Hill Bridge in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 31, 2019
2. St. John River Marker
(wide view • Hartland Hill Bridge in background)
kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hartland Salmon Pool / Fosse à saumon de Hartland (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Town of Hartland (approx. half a kilometer away); Dr. W.D. Rankin House / Maison du Dr. W.D. Rankin (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); Dr. Prescott Private Hospital / Hôpital privé Dr Prescott (approx. 16.4 kilometers away); Woodstock Baptist Church / Église Baptiste de Woodstock (approx. 16.5 kilometers away); 7.7cm Feldkanone (Field Cannon) / Canon de terrain (approx. 16.5 kilometers away); Carleton County Court House / Palais je Justice du comté de Carleton (approx. 16.6 kilometers away); Carleton County Gaol / Prison du Comté de Carleton (approx. 16.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartland.
 
Also see . . .  Saint John River (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Categories. ExplorationWaterways & Vessels
 
Hartland Hill Bridge Entrance (<i>about 70 meters south of marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 31, 2019
3. Hartland Hill Bridge Entrance (about 70 meters south of marker)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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