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ID: 7013041
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013041

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Fredericton (inhabited place)  Fredericton (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 45 57 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 45.9500  decimal degrees
Long: 066 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -66.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Saint John river; British garrison town after 1825; shoes, canoes, lumber goods & bricks are manufactured; literary figures born in city or surrounding area include Julia Catherine Hart, Sir Charles Roberts, Bliss Carman & Francis Sherman.

Names:
Fredericton (preferred,C,V)  ............ in honor of Frederick, son of King George III 1785
St. Anne's Point (H,V)  ............ Acadian settlement 1731
Ft. Nashwaak (H,V)  ............ French fort, documented in 1692

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of New Brunswick (province)  ............  New Brunswick (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Fredericton (inhabited place)  ................  Fredericton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  laid out by United Empire Loyalists 1785
city (C)
provincial capital (C)  ............  since 1785
university center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Fredericton..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 961
.......................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 67
.......................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Ft. Nashwaak..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 961
St. Anne's Point..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 961
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 961
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 67
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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