Volume 29, Number 2 (Fall and Winter 2012) – Fire Edition

Officers' Quarters Volume 29, Number 2 (Fall and Winter 2012) - Fire Edition

Officers’ Quarters Volume 29, Number 2 (Fall and Winter 2012) – Fire Edition

Publication Committee:
Virginia Bjerkelund (Chair)
Elaine Mercer (Editor)
Vincent Erickson (Editor)
Fred White
Bill Acheson
Doug Wright

Guest Editor: Simon Murgatroyd

Contents:
Editor’s Letter” by Simon Murgatroyd (page 1)

‘G. Minchin’ Fire Bucket” by Ruth Murgatroyd (page 2)

Fire at the Officers’ Quarters” based on the Fredericton Region Museum’s exhibit, “In Close Quarters” (Page 4)

City of Fires: The Great Fire of 1850” by Koral LaVorgna (Page 5)

Rising From the Ashes: The Fires at St. Mary’s Ferry” by Koral LaVorgna (Page 8)
• “Beginnings”
• “1882 Fire: Disaster Strikes”
• “Fire Fighting”
• “Industrial Loss”
• “1893 Fire: Destruction of a Village”
• “Recovery”
• “Renewal”
• “Becoming a Town”

Fredericton’s Exhibition Palace” by John Wood (page 18)

Fredericton’s Fire Horses” submitted by Captain David McKinley (page 19)

Marysville Methodist Church” by Ruth and Simon Murgatroyd (page 21)

Memorial Fire Bells” by Ruth Murgatroyd (page 22)

Concrete Book” by Ruth Murgatroyd (page 23)

The Great Oromocto Fire – 1919” by Eugene Campbell (page 24)

Fredericton Queen Street Fire, 1929” by Simon Murgatroyd (page 29)

A New Chapter in Courthouse’s Colourful History” by Jill Ainsley (page 28)

A Succinct Overview of the Entire History of the Portable Fire Extinguisher” by Clinton Gillespie (page 31)

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