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Three Sisters Light

Three Sisters Light

The Three Lamps, Trinity Lamps, or Three Sisters Light are all names used at one time to describe the navigational light at St. Patrick’s Square. Part of Prince William’s Walking Tour, the first light was an oil lamp placed there around 1842 before the era of gas. It was replaced in 1847 by a four-sided gas lamp which was a wonderful […]

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A stroll on Germain Street

As the oldest incorporated city in Canada, Saint John is proud of its heritage. And, part of that heritage is the unique architecture that can be seen if by taking a stroll on any of the self-guided walking tours, or just by taking a walk on Germain Street. In 1877, the Great Fire of Saint […]

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King’s Square

Lying in the heart of Saint John is King’s Square, a gracious public square complete with immaculate gardens, walkways, monuments and bandstand. But it wasn’t always this nice, at one time before urban sprawl the square sat on the fringes of the city. It was not much more than a bog used as a market […]

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A walk through history

If you are interested in walking through Saint John, then try out the three self-guided historical walks showcasing different parts of Saint John’s heritage. The Saint John Visitor’s centre has a more detailed map and history on the buildings and parks along these walks; check out their website to download your own map www.discoverSaintJohn.com. The New Brunswick Museum also offers guided walking tours […]