Beaubears Island - Tours through Time
our Interpretive Centre at 35 St. Patrick's Drive, Nelson-Miramichi
our characters, from early French fur traders, to the Marquis Charles Deschamps de Boishebert, to the various shipbuilders
who inhabited the island for over 100 years
Experience the multicultural history of the Miramichi
For more information on our tours and ferry
services, click on the Plan a Visit page.
Boishébert National Historic Site of Canada, one of the island's dual designations, tells the story of Charles
Deschamps de Boishébert who led Acadians to Beaubears Island and Wilson’s Point where they took refuge in 1755.
Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Site of Canada,
J.Leonard O’Brien Memorial, is the only known extensive, undisturbed archaeological
site associated with the 19th century wooden shipbuilding industry, still in existence today, in New Brunswick. The map
above shows the location of these 2 sites. (click map to enlarge)
The Miramichi's latest weekly 50/50 Draw!
Click here for details.
Tours through Time
June 16th: The Interpretive Centre is now open for the season! Our historic Tours
Through Time begin July 2nd.
For information call
In the meantime, look forward to upcoming events celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Parish of Nelson!
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