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Miramichi Facts and Folklore

by (author) Ken Smith

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Sep 2012
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2012
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Find out how moose got to Newfoundland, the truth about the Dungarvon Whooper, and which farmers' markets, bike trails, recipes, and heritage sites will most tickle your fancy. In Miramichi Facts and Folklore, extensive geographical, historical, and cultural lessons will have you schooled in the life of a true “Miramichier.”

This mighty book is a fact-filled journey through northern New Brunswick's Miramichi region, from the golden age of immigration and industry through years of tragedy including illnesses, shipwrecks, and the Great Miramichi Fire--to the heritage destination it is today. The newest edition in the “Facts and Folklore” series, Miramichi Facts and Folklore is the perfect companion for anyone looking for an eccentric yet educational guide to this fascinating region.

Includes 15 photographs of important landmarks and people.

About the author

Ken Smith was born, raised, and schooled in Bathurst, New Brunswick, where he also worked for thirty-seven years as a mining laboratory technician. He is the author of A History of Disaster and two local histories of the Bathurst region, Homegrown Heroes and Mainstreet Memories. The father of two grown daughters, Ken lives in Bathurst with his wife, Verna.

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