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McLean Dairy / Laiterie McLean

127 Chapel Street / 127, rue Chapel

 
 
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By Cosmos Mariner, July 31, 2019
1. McLean Dairy / Laiterie McLean Marker
Inscription.  
English:
This dwelling is a reminder of an era when small towns produced more of their own food. Built by local carpenter James McLean for his family in 1890, the lot included a barn where they kept the cows which supported a neighbourhood milk route with deliveries made by McLean's grandson Marvin, using a cart pulled by his dog Coley. Small milk routes with every morning delivery were common when most homes lacked refrigeration.

The McLeans produced not only milk; Marvin's mother Laura dried hops from a vine on the property and sold them as baking yeast.

Français:
Cette habitation est un rappel d'une époque où les petites villes produisaient plus que leur propre nourriture. Construite par le charpentier local James McLean pour sa famille en 1890, le lot comprenait une grange où ils gardaient des vaches qui appuyaient une route laitière du voisinage avec des livraisons faites par le petit-fils de M. McLean, Marvin qui utilisait un chariot tiré par son chien Coley. Des petites routes laitières avec des livraisons tous les matins étaient communes quand la plupart des maisons n'avaient-pas
McLean Dairy / Laiterie McLean<br>(<i>marker visible near right edge</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 31, 2019
2. McLean Dairy / Laiterie McLean
(marker visible near right edge)
de réfrigération.

Les McLean produisaient plus que du laits; la mère de Marvin, Laura, séchait du houblon d'une vigne sur leur propriété et le vendait comme levure à pâtisserie.
 
Erected by Woodstock — New Brunswick's First Town / La première ville du Nouveau-Brunswick.
 
Location. 46° 9.133′ N, 67° 34.624′ W. Marker is in Woodstock, New Brunswick, in Carleton County. Marker is on Chapel Street west of Orange Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located directly in front of the subject house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 Chapel Street, Woodstock, New Brunswick E7M, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women's Institute Home / Maison de l'Institut féminin (a few steps from this marker); Bailey House / Maison Bailey (a few steps from this marker); Flemming House / La Maison Flemming (within shouting distance of this marker); Methodist Parsonage / Presbytère méthodiste (within shouting distance of this marker); Wolverton House / Maison Wolverton (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Brown House / Maison du Dr. Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); L.P. Fisher Vocational School / École professionnelle L.P. Fisher
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(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Saint James United Church / Église unie Saint James (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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