Tag Archives: York Sunbury Historical Society

Do you have a cancer story? The Fredericton Region Museum would love to hear from you!

This fall, the Fredericton Region Museum will be launching an exhibit on cancer and how it has affected local lives and we need your help! We are looking for members of our community to submit their stories in either essay … Continue reading

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York Sunbury Historical Society Program: The Aroostook War of 1839

A little-known episode in North America’s history, the Aroostook War of 1839 was an undeclared war with no actual fighting.  It had its roots in the 1793 Treaty of Paris, which ended the American Revolutionary War but left the border … Continue reading

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Fredericton Public Library Program – War of 1812

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York Sunbury Historical Society Announces 2011 Martha J. Harvey Award Recipients

Fredericton, NB— December 2, 2011:  The York Sunbury Historical Society (YSHS) announces the recipients of the 2011 Martha J. Harvey Awards of Distinction.  The annual awards honour outstanding contribution to the field of history in central New Brunswick.  Award winners, … Continue reading

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York Sunbury Historical Society Program: New Brunswickers in the American Civil War

Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 7:30 at Old Government House Speaker: Greg Marquis Title: “New Brunswickers in the American Civil War“ This talk will discuss what motivated men from New Brunswick to fight in the Civil War, mainly for the … Continue reading

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Public Art as Artifact and Icon: The Robert Burns Statue in Fredericton

York Sunbury Historical Society evening programs take place at Old Government House (51 Woodstock Road, Fredericton) at 7:30pm on the third Thursday of most months. We can park on site and come in the side entrance and programs are free … Continue reading

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The Story of Making the York Street Railway Station

York-Sunbury Historical Society Meeting on September 15, 2011, 7:30pm at Old Government House: The Story of Making the York Street Railway Station Presented by Ian Robertson, Curator of the York-Street Railway Exhibit and a Past-Past President of Fredericton Heritage Trust … Continue reading

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