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Charlotte County Museum  http://www.town.ststephen.nb.ca/visitor/museum.html


The Charlotte County Museum is located in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, in the 1864 former home of prominent lumberman James Murchie. The collection, exhibits, and architectural details reflect the history, industrial development and social life of the area from its Loyalist beginnings. Guided tours offer an informative glimpse into early county life.

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  • Discover: shipbuilding, lumbering exhibits
  • Location/Address: Charlotte County Museum
    443 Milltown Boulevard, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada E3L IJ9
  • Telephone: 506-466-3295
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Roosevelt Campobello International Park  http://www.fdr.net


Unique International Memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt and a symbol of friendship between Canada and the U.S.. Main attractions are touring FDR's summer home and hiking and bird watching in the 28,000 acre natural area.

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  • Discover: hiking, biking, walking
  • Address (Canada): Roosevelt Campobello International Park
    459 Route 774, Welshpool, New Brunswick, Canada E5E 1A4
  • Address (USA): Roosevelt Campobello International Park
    P.O. Box 129, Lubec, Maine, USA 04652
  • Telephone: 506-752-2922 | Fax: 506-752-6000 | Email: info@fdr.net
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Grand Manan Museum  http://www.grandmananmuseum.ca


The Grand Manan Museum showcases geology, the fishery, birdlife, lighthouses and a wide range of amazing detail about the island's First Nations, shipwrecks, education and crafts.

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Sheriff Andrews House  http://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/


A beautiful example of neoclassical architecture, the Sheriff Andrews House with working beehive cooking fireplace, tells of the domestic life in the seaport town in the early nineteenth century.

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  • Discover: history, people, traditional crafts
  • Location/Address: Sheriff Andrews House
    King Street, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Telephone: 506-529-5120 | Toll Free: 1-800-561-0123
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Ministers Island  http://www.ministersisland.ca


Discover the peace and tranquility of the summer estate of the Canadian Pacific railway's builder, Sir William Van Horne. Visit his fifty-room summer residence and other buildings, including Canada's largest architect-designed barn.

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  • Discover: architecture, tides, driving on the ocean floor, railway history
  • Location/Address: At the end of Bar Road near St. Andrews NB
    199 Carriage Road Ministers Island, NB E5B 0A4
  • Telephone: 506-529-5081, Fax: 506-529-8223
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The Chocolate Museum  http://www.chocolatemuseum.ca


A “sweet”, inviting, local museum featuring historic chocolate and candy-making processes on video; antique chocolate boxes, candy-making equipment and Evangeline images; interactive computer displays; games and lots of chocolate treats!

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Ross Memorial Museum  http://www.rossmemorialmuseum.ca


St. Andrews' Ross Memorial Museum is a treasure trove of fine 19th century New Brunswick furniture, paintings and objets d'art collected from around the world‹all in one of the town's most beautiful historic houses.

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  • Discover: art, architecture, collections, antiques
  • Location/Address: Ross Memorial Museum
    188 Montague Street, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada E5B 1J2
  • Telephone: 506-529-5124 | Fax: 506-529-5183
  • Email: rossmuse@nb.aibn.com
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Kingsbrae Garden  http://www.kingsbraegarden.com


A magnificent, 27 acre public garden exhibiting both traditional and modern gardening styles, defined by 100 year old cedar hedges, enhanced by a Dutch windmill, ponds and a cedar maze. The Garden Café in the historic Edward Maxwell 1930s manor house overlooks beautiful grounds to Ministers Island and Passamaquoddy Bay.

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  • Discover: horticulture, art, architecture
  • Location/Address: Kingsbrae Horticulture Garden
    220 King Street St Andrews New Brunswick, Canada E5B 1Y8
  • Telephone: 506-529-3335 | Fax: 506-529-4875 | Toll-free: 866-566-8687
  • Email: kinghort@nb.aibn.com
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St. Andrews Blockhouse - National Historic Site of Canada  http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nb/standrews/index_e.asp


Built for the war of 1812, St Andrews Blockhouse National Historic Site is one of the few existing wooden structures of its type left in North America.

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  • Discover: history, military
  • Location/Address: St. Andrews Blockhouse
    Joes Point Road, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada  


Saint Croix Island - International Historic Site  http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng//lhn-nhs/nb/stcroix/index.aspx


The year 2004 marks the commemoration of the Meeting of Two Worlds and the 400th anniversary of the first attempt at year round French settlement in Acadia at Saint Croix Island.

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  • Discover: history
  • Location/Address (Canada): Highway 127, Bayside, 5 minutes from St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Location/Address (USA): U.S. Route 1, six miles south of Calais, Maine, USA
  • Be sure to visit the US Interpretive Site for St. Croix Island found on the opposite side of the Island just across the St. Croix River in Maine - http://www.nps.gov/sacr
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Charlotte County Archives, The Old Gaol, and The Charlotte County Courthouse  http://www.ccarchives.ca


Visitors are invariably impressed by the 'Old Gaol' (1832-1979), its atmosphere, and this harsh view of what life in prison would have been like. This designated Heritage Site now houses the Charlotte County Archives, a veritable goldmine of local historical information. Tours are also available of the stately Courthouse next door (1840) during July and August.

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  • Discover: ancestors, genealogy, history
  • Location/Address: Charlotte County Archives
    123 Frederick Street, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada E5B 1Z1
  • Telephone: 506-529-4248 | Fax: 506-529-4248
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Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre  http://www.sunburyshores.org


Since its beginning in 1964, Sunbury Shores has played a key role in the development of a strong arts community in St. Andrews through the execution of a unique mandate - to explore the connections between art and nature.

The centre contains artists' studios, print shop, pottery studio, exhibition gallery and nature room. Since 2005, the centre has provided local schoolchildren with free art instruction during the school year through the CLASS (Children Learning At Sunbury Shores) program.

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  • Discover: art, science, history
  • Location/Address: Sunbury Shores
    139 Water Street, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada E5B 1A7
  • Telephone: 506-529-3386 | Fax: 506-529-4779
  • Email: info@sunburyshores.org
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Maine's Historic Bold Coast http://www.historiccoast.net/


When in the Passamaquoddy Bay region be sure to visit the cultural sites of our Maine Associate partners! 

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  • Discover: American History including Maine's Native Americans, Lumber Barons, Revolutionary War Veterans, Renowned Artists and Public Figures


 
 


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