Historic Saint John Streets

David Goss, Harold Wright,

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ISBN: 9781771080149

Historic Saint John Streets

  Author:   David Goss, Harold Wright,  
  Publisher:   Publishing

Neither the Crow’s Nest tavern nor the boundary between Saint John East and West exist today, but Crow’s Nest Lane and City Line still do. In this pioneering excavation of the largest city in New Brunswick, authors David Goss (Only in New Brunswick) and Harold E. Wright (East Saint John) illuminate many of the stories inspired by and responsible for the curious collection of street names in Saint John, New Brunswick, past and present.

Culled from interviews with current and former residents, archival and original research, and a dash of local lore, Historic Saint John Streets is both a historians’ reference and readers’ miscellany. Featuring an ambitious sampling of over 100 roads and archival images, representative streetscapes run the gamut from secret shortcuts, to back roads, to main throughways, and offer a valuable new perspective of the historically rich Maritime city.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781771080149
Item NB1000
Publisher Publishing
Publisher Publishing
Published on April 10 2013
Language eng
Pages 180
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 6.5(in)
Shipping weight345(g)
David Goss has written over 3,500 articles on New Brunswick topics, and is the author of a dozen books, including Only in New Brunswick, Saint John Curiosities, It Happened in New Brunswick, and West Side Stories. A native of Saint John, Goss has shared the city's folklore and history via his neighbourhood Walks n' Talks programs for almost forty years.

Harold E. Wright was born and raised in Saint John and has been involved with the local heritage field for thirty-five years. He has written multiple books on local heritage and his work has received recognition at the international, national, and regional levels. He is a champion of recognizing and promoting veterans and their stories. This has included dozens of exhibits on veterans, television programs, and in 2012 the dedication of the Wade-Myles (aviation) Park at the former Millidgeville Airport.