Grafton, New Brunswick

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Grafton is located in New Brunswick
Grafton
Grafton
Location of Grafton in New Brunswick

Coordinates: 46°08′51″N 67°33′48″W / 46.147611°N 67.563333°W / 46.147611; -67.563333

Grafton is a community just outside Woodstock in the Canadian province of New Brunswick.[1] It is situated in Northampton, a parish of Carleton County.[2]

The Woodstock Airport is located here.

History[edit]

In July 1888, the entire village burned to the ground, leaving 200 people homeless.[3] The local school was swiftly rebuilt before the beginning of 1889.[4]

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grafton". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Grafton". Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "A Village in Flames". The New York Times. 19 Jul 1888. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ Crocket, William (1 March 1889). Annual Report of the Schools of New Brunswick, 1888. St. John: Daily Telegraph Book and Job Press. pp. Part III, Appendix A, p.32.