Dr. Stephen Patterson, retired UNB historian will give talk entitled Rebuilding New Brunswick after the Great Miramichi Fire of 1825. This illustrated talk will focus on the work of William and James Murray, master Scottish builders in the Miramichi. This event will take place Monday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. at St. James & St. John United Church. Sponsored by the Miramichi Historical Society. Everyone welcome.
William Murray was the builder of our beautiful church after the Miramichi Fire destroyed the almost completed first building in October 1825. First services were held in in the rebuilt church in 1830. The grave of his son James is found about half way up the driveway on the west side.