“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Kent County, New Brunswick

K.C. Irving Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, July 12, 2014
K.C. Irving Marker
1 New Brunswick, Kent County, Bouctouche — K.C. Irving1899 - 1992
English: Here, within sight of the farm where he was born and the river where he swam as a boy, stands a monument in honor of the memory and accomplishments of Buctouche’s most famous son Kenneth Colin Irving. Born March 14, 1899, he was one . . . Map (db m80581) HM
2 New Brunswick, Kent County, Bouctouche — K.C. Irving1899-1992
English: This stone marks the site where K.C. Irving built his first service station in 1924 and where he sold Irving Primrose gasoline and Ford cars. Français: Cette pierre marque l’endroit où K.C. Irving a . . . Map (db m139896) HM
3 New Brunswick, Kent County, Cocagne — Cocagne1767-2017
Français: À l'automne 1767, les familles Gueguen, Arseneau, Hébert et Bourg reçoivent les premières concessions de terres accordées à des Acadiens après le Grand Dérangement. En novembre, Cocagne devient la première communauté . . . Map (db m139701) HM
4 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — Dr. William Francis Kenney and Dr. Francis William Kenney
This Monument is dedicated by the Village of Rexton in grateful commemoration of 74 years (1925-1999) of continuous medical service provided to the people of Kent County by two physicians and surgeons; Dr. William Francis Kenney and his son, Dr. . . . Map (db m150498) HM
5 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — Hannay's Limited
English: Edward Hannay, regarded as one of the shrewdest horse traders who ever lived, would never pass by a pedestrian. He would say: "He knows something that we don't know, so pick him up." Ned, as he was widely and more . . . Map (db m150505) HM
6 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — Le Village Historique de Rexton
Connue à l'origine comme « the Yard », la communauté fut fondée en 1825 alors que John Jardine, un constructeur de navire reconnu et respecté, y construisit la première demeure. L'imposante maison se tient encore fièrement debout, rendant hommage au . . . Map (db m150502) HM
7 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — MacNarin Family HistoryThe MacNarin Sisters — MacNarin Park —
MacNarin Family History (left panel) In 1817, a Canadian ship, The Dykes, set sail from Scotland for Canada with Capt. Simon Graham in command: On board were lads and lassies from the Scottish towns of Dumfriesshire, Gallowayshire . . . Map (db m150643) HM
8 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — Old Kingston Hall
English: Originally built as the manse for St. Andrew's Church, the imposing house was constructed in 1880 on a half-acre of land donated by William and Margaret Bowser. Church Trustees' minutes of July 6, 1881 record that the . . . Map (db m150506) HM
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9 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — Saint John's the Evangelist Anglican Church
English: Built in 1884 on land given by the Brait family, its construction was under the direction of the community's first Anglican families, the Forsters and the Palmers. The church was consecrated on September 3rd of that year by . . . Map (db m150499) HM
10 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — The Bridges / Les Ponts
English:The BridgesIn the beginning it was the river and the abundance of natural resources in the area that brought the settlers here; but, years later, it would be the building of the bridge across the Richibucto that would . . . Map (db m150500) HM
11 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — The Historic Village of Rexton
Originally known as "The Yard", the community was established in 1825 when the widely known and well respected shipbuilder John Jardine built the first home here. The stately house still stands as a memorial to the founder of the village. The . . . Map (db m150503) HM
12 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — The Honourable Shawn Michael Graham(2006-2010)
English: Shawn Michael Graham was born on February 22, 1968 in Rexton, New Brunswick. He is the eldest child of Alan Graham and Sharon Crothers, and his step-mother Connie Tramley. His family also includes wife Roxanne Reeves, PhD, . . . Map (db m150497) HM
13 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — The Masts / Les Mâts
English:The MastsIn partnership with the Richibucto River Historical Society, the Kingston Maritime Association was organized in 2003 for the purpose of establishing a means of recognizing and preserving the shipbuilding history . . . Map (db m150501) HM
14 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — Village Historique de Rexton / Rexton Historic Village
English: The village of Rexton was founded in 1825 and officially incorporated, as a village, in 1966. Rexton's population had reached 908 according to the 1996 census. Rexton is located in Southeastern New Brunswick, near the mouth . . . Map (db m150507) HM
15 New Brunswick, Kent County, Rexton — Wooden Ships and Iron Men / Navires en Bois et Hommes de Fer
English:Wooden Ships and Iron Men During the nineteenth century, New Brunswick's booming shipbuilding industry brought great prosperity to the Richibucto River. More than seventy ships of 500 tons and over were built and . . . Map (db m150504) HM
16 New Brunswick, Kent County, Saint-Antoine — Louis J. Robichaud1925-2005
Français: « Chances égales pour tous ». Avec cette phrase tout simple, Louis J. Robichaud a changé le cours de l’histoire de l’Acadie et du Nouveau-Brunswick. Il inscrit, pour tout citoyen, de quelque classe qu’il soit, la dignité . . . Map (db m151247) HM
17 New Brunswick, Kent County, Saint-Louis-de-Kent — Marcel-François Richard(1847-1915)
Français: Né à Saint-Louis-de-Kent et ordonné prêtre en 1870, Mgr Richard fut l'une des figures de proue de la renaissance acadienne. Il stimula la colonisation afin de centrer l'exode yeti les États-Unis, fonda des écoles, des . . . Map (db m139702) HM
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Jun. 3, 2023