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Fredericton's Loyalists Exhibits

Fredericton’s Loyalists Exhibits at the Fredericton Region Museum (2010).

Fredericton Region Museum

It All Starts Here!

Where you can learn about the history of Fredericton and central New Brunswick as well as the home of the Coleman Frog and New Brunswick’s oldest manmade artefact.

571 Queen Street, Officers’ Square, Fredericton, NB,  506.455.6041

The Fredericton Region Museum was founded in 1934 by the York Sunbury Historical Society. The Society was formed in 1932 and now has members from all over North America, however, most are from central New Brunswick. In 1959, the Museum found permanent headquarters in the Officers’ Quarters (571 Queen Street) in the heart of downtown Fredericton.

The York Sunbury Historical Society and Museum remain a nonprofit enterprise with a small paid staff and numerous volunteers. They work tirelessly to create informative exhibits, organize programs and events as well as publish a local history periodical The Officers’ Quarters.

The Fredericton Region Museum is the home of the famous Coleman Frog. He is the 42lb wonder that lived in the Killarney Lake just north of Fredericton about 100 years ago.

The Fredericton Region Museum is a gateway into the exciting history and diverse heritage of central New Brunswick. Because central New Brunswick is where the provincial capital is located, and because it served as a meeting place for Aboriginals, Loyalists, Acadian, and other European settlers, the Fredericton Region Museum is an excellent place to start. With over 4,000 square feet of exhibit space and a collection of over 30,000 artefacts the museum is a fun and exciting way to look into our past.

The Objective of the York Sunbury Historical Society
To collect, preserve and interpret historical data, records and objects relating to the history of the Province of New Brunswick, and in particular that of York and Sunbury Counties.

SUPPORT OUR ORGANIZATION – DONATE ONLINE!

Our 2014/15 Executive and Board of Directors:
Fred White (Past President)
Maxine Campbell (President)
Robert McNeil (Secretary & First Vice-President)
Gary Campbell (Second Vice President)
Dr. William Acheson (Treasurer)
Juan Estepa (City of Fredericton Representative)
Ramona Francis
Alex Cummings
Ian Andrews
Sharon Hallett

Honorary Patron:
Jocelyne Roy Vienneau, Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick

York-Sunbury Historical Society Inc Approved By-Laws 2013
York-Sunbury Historical Society Approved By-Laws 2013

Annual Reports
2008 Annual Report
2009 AGM Report
2010 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
2013 AGM Report

Visitor Reports
2008 Visitor Report
2009 Tourism & Heritage Visitors Report
2010 Tourism & Heritage Visitors Report
2013 Tourism & Heritage Visitors Report

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