Saint John 1904

In 1904, there were events staged in both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to mark the tercentenary of the Dugua expedition of 1604 that resulted in the settlement on Île Ste-Croix. The expedition passed by the site where Saint John would be established, and Champlain named the St John River, after John the Baptist on his feast day. To mark that event, there was an elaborate re-enactment of the landing in 1904 that was in the spirit of such lavish events of the time.
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