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A painting of a lumber camp on the Tomogonops River, by J. Leonard OBrien, final owner of Beaubears Island.  It is suspected that the figure in the lighter coat might represent OBrien himself.

A painting of a lumber camp on the Tomogonops River, by J. Leonard O'Brien, final owner of Beaubears Island. It is suspected that the figure in the lighter coat might represent O'Brien himself. ... See MoreSee Less

April 20th, 4:00 pm

Insight into a collection of over 1,000 postcards, depicting scenes and sites from Miramichi's rich past, part of the weekly exclusive content available to "Island Magnate" level sponsors at: www.patreon.com/BeaubearsIsland ... See MoreSee Less

April 19th, 4:00 pm
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Learn about the next-to-last owner of Beaubears Island, whose story may be short, but no less eventful on account.

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April 16th, 4:00 pm

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Joseph Russell and Wilford Woodruff discuss the latters departure from Miramichi during the Tall Ship Festival tours in 2013 #tbt

Joseph Russell and Wilford Woodruff discuss the latter's departure from Miramichi during the Tall Ship Festival tours in 2013 #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

April 15th, 4:00 pm

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My Great Great grandfather Joseph Russell is now resting in a huge cemetery in Salt Lake City with my grandmother.

The Interpretive Centre opens May 26, six weeks to go!

Le centre dinterprétation ouvre ses portes le 26 mai, il ne reste plus que six semaines !

The Interpretive Centre opens May 26, six weeks to go!

Le centre d'interprétation ouvre ses portes le 26 mai, il ne reste plus que six semaines !
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April 14th, 3:59 pm

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A lot of Striped bass fishing around Wilson’s point in the next six weeks

In 1826, John Kerr, master builder at the Fraser shipyard on the Island, received £56, 12 schillings, 1 pence in pay, after his debts were settled at the company store.  This would equate to about $5714 today.

In 1826, John Kerr, master builder at the Fraser shipyard on the Island, received £56, 12 schillings, 1 pence in pay, after his debts were settled at the company store. This would equate to about $5714 today. ... See MoreSee Less

April 13th, 4:00 pm

Learn about this history of the Friends of Beaubears Island, part of the weekly exclusive content available to "Island Magnate" level sponsors at: www.patreon.com/BeaubearsIsland ... See MoreSee Less

April 12th, 4:00 pm
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Join Ken in this story of energy flowing and matter recycling on Beaubears Island and beyond.

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April 9th, 4:00 pm

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A crew of finely dressed paddlers at the launching of Sipu, our Voyageur Canoe, in 2010 #tbt

A crew of finely dressed paddlers at the launching of Sipu, our Voyageur Canoe, in 2010 #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

April 8th, 4:00 pm
The Interpretive Centre opens May 26, seven weeks to go!

Le centre dinterprétation ouvre ses portes le 26 mai, il ne reste plus que sept semaines !

The Interpretive Centre opens May 26, seven weeks to go!

Le centre d'interprétation ouvre ses portes le 26 mai, il ne reste plus que sept semaines !
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April 7th, 3:59 pm

Take a trip through historic Nelson with this pictorial history, part of the weekly exclusive content available to "Island Magnate" level sponsors at: www.patreon.com/BeaubearsIsland ... See MoreSee Less

April 6th, 4:00 pm
Plans for the Lovell, the first ship known to have been built on the Island, finished in 1797.

Plans for the Lovell, the first ship known to have been built on the Island, finished in 1797. ... See MoreSee Less

April 5th, 4:00 pm

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Who built it?