John’s Believe It Or Not… May 18th

* 1783 – First of 7000 United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown – (Saint John) NB. * 1926 Popular evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears * 1980 Mount St. Helens erupts * 1974 India joins the nuclear club * 2001 Shrek released

It’s Friday! TGIF! Did You Know…

* 1783 – First of 7000 United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown – (Saint John) NB.

On this day in 1783, the first United Empire Loyalists, known to American Patriots as Tories, arrive in Canada to take refuge under the British crown in Parrtown, Saint John, Nova Scotia (now New Brunswick), Canada. The town was located on the Bay of Fundy just north of the border with what is now the state of Maine. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… May 18th”

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started