Speaker Series 2019

The Friends of Beaubears Island will once again host Miramichi historians in a Speaker Series during the month of February. Presentations will occur in the library at the Nelson Rural School, 26 St Patricks Drive at 7pm on Monday and Thursday evenings throughout the month of February. Wade Hallihan’ s presentation will be based on… Continue Reading

Bases Loaded: A Beaubear Story

Bases Loaded: A Beaubear Story

The so-called “Beaubears Island Players”are at it once again. The informal community theatre troupe, assembled by the Friends of Beaubears Island, has, since 2014, brought history to life on the stage with a series of informative and entertaining productions. At the same time, they have helped raise funds to extend the employment of area students interpreting… Continue Reading

The Tide Recedes

The Tide Recedes

We’re excited to announce our next event in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of shipbuilding on the Island, a theatrical production, The Tide Recedes. This semi-biographical presentation pays tribute to John Harley, Beaubears Island’s final shipbuilder. Harley, who arrived in Miramichi from Ireland in 1823, built more than sixty ships on the River,… Continue Reading

Discover a place where fortunes were made... and lives were lost

2019 Operating Dates: May 21 - Sept 27
Beaubears Island Interpretive Centre is easy to find, located in Miramichi NB. See the Locator Map for driving time and distances from many points of entry.

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