“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Amherst, Nova Scotia

R. B. Dickey and E. B. Chandler Markers image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr.
R. B. Dickey and E. B. Chandler Markers
1Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Edward Barron Chandler1800 - 1880
Born in Amherst, Chandler was called to the New Brunswick bar in 1823. He represented Westmorland in the legislature (1827-36), was a Legislative Councillor (1836-78) and a member of the Executive Council almost continuously between 1844 and 1858. . . . Map (db m107018) HM
2Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Former Site of Amherst Post Office1935 - 1976
[Title is text]Map (db m107022) HM
3Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Jonathan McCully1809 - 1877
Born in Cumberland County, N. S., McCully practised law in Amherst and was appointed to the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia in 1848 serving as Solicitor General and Government leader in the Council (1860-62). As editor of the Halifax Morning . . . Map (db m108034) HM
4Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Robert Barry Dickey1811 - 1903
Born in Amherst, educated at Windsor Academy, and called to the bar in 1834, Dickey practiced law in Amherst and sat in the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia (1858-67). A Father of Confederation, he attended both the Charlottetown and Quebec . . . Map (db m107017) HM
5Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Sir Charles Tupper1821 - 1915
Born at Amherst and educated in medicine, Tupper was elected in 1855 to the Nova Scotia Assembly, becoming Premier in 1864. In alliance with John A. Macdonald, he skilfully manoeuvered unwilling Nova Scotians into Confederation. Having held . . . Map (db m108038) HM
6Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — World Wars Memorial
Erected by Senator and Mrs. Curry in memory of their son Captain Leon Hall Curry and his Brothers in Arms from Cumberland County who gave their lives to their country in the Great German War 1914 - 1918 [Roll of Honored . . . Map (db m108029) WM
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Sep. 28, 2022