...is the childhood
home of former N.B. Premier Frank McKenna. Mr. McKenna was appointed
Canada's ambassador to the U.S. in January, 2005.
The Belleisle ferry
is the longest cable ferry in the world? And that Canada’s first cable
ferry was installed at Gondola Point near Quispamsis?
...is the birthplace
of Sir Leonard Tilley, one of Canada's founding fathers.
...is well known for
its rich apple harvest. Whether picked fresh from the tree or sipped as
sweet cider, the ruby red fruit is popular in all seasons.
... is the largest
lake in Canada east of the Grand Lakes. It's approximately 26 miles
long and five miles wide.
...is Kings County's
Shiretown. It is home to the Kings
...is the birthplace
of Dr. John Peters Humphrey, writer of
International Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. The declaration was
adopted by the United
Nations on Dec. 10, 1948. Mr. Humphrey graduated from
Well respected as a teacher of international law, Mr. Humphrey founded
the Human Rights Division of the UN Secretariat in 1946. He wrote the
first draft of the universal declaration the following year.
However, credit for his world-altering work came much later. Rene
Cassin, France's representative on the UN Commission on Human Rights,
who assisted in completing the declaration, was long accredited for the
piece, winning a Nobel Peace Prize for it. Humphrey died on March 14,
1995 at 89 years old. He is buried in Hampton.
is reputed to be the birthplace of the ice cream cone.
home to the Agricultural
Museum of New Brunswick
home to Atlantic Canada's premier hot air ballooning event each
September. On the weekend after Labour Day, 40,000 people visit the
International Balloon Fiesta to watch 30 hot air balloons fly through the
...is home to the best butter
in the world. Dairytown
earned the title in 2004....boasts the oldest agricultural society in the
world. The Sussex and Studholm Agricultural Society was formed in 1841
....hosts the country's largest
outdoor flea market each summer? Upwards of 1,000
tables fill Princess Louise Park during the third weekend of August,
making it a must-visit for 30,000 bargain hunters.