Moncton Heritage Week

Join us for Moncton Heritage Week, presented by the City of Moncton's Heritage Conservation Board, the Planning and Development department, the Culture and Heritage department and local partners. Discover Moncton’s built heritage from September 20 to 25, 2021.

 

Monday, Sept. 20 (4pm): Event Launch

  • Join us virtually for the event launch by tuning in on Rogers TV (or online using this link) to the Moncton City Council meeting.
  • In addition to the unveiling of the program, the commemorative plaques for two local heritage properties will be awarded.

Tuesday, Sept. 21 (1pm) : Commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Free Meeting House

We will be hosting an in-person event at the Free Meeting House to commemorate the building's 200th anniversary. This event will include:
 

  • An Open House at the Free Meeting House
     
  • The launch of the Free Meeting House Cemetery Commemoration Project
     
  • The launch of the Free Meeting House Exhibit at Resurgo Place
Free Meeting House - 200th anniversary

 

Tuesday, Sept. 21 (2pm) : Doors Open (Free Meeting House)

  • Doors Open is an annual event in partnership with the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board and Resurgo Place. This year, the event has gone virtual throughout Heritage Week!
  • On September 21, join Resurgo Place online for a virtual tour of the Free Meeting House and submit your questions live!
     
  • Check it out via this Facebook event (no account required)! 
Free Meeting House in Moncton

 

Tuesday, Sept. 21 (6 - 7:45pm ADT) : Webinar on the Benefits of Heritage Planning and Preservation

  • In Partnership with the Consulate General of France in the Atlantic Provinces and The French Embassy in Canada, we will be hosting a panel discussion to highlight the benefits of heritage planning and preservation. The panelists will feature successful projects from New Brunswick, Québec, Main and the City of Brest in France as well as specific projects such as the La Station project which received second place in a national competition. 
     
  • The panel will feature :
  • The virtual session will be moderated by Sophie Cormier, Director Culture and Heritage - Resurgo Place. 
     
  • The main presentation will be in French (simultaneous interpretation to English offered) and provide participants with the ability to type in questions in both French and English.
       
  • ENGLISH:
    • Telephone Number: 1-506-406-4641
    • Meeting number (access code): 132 896 9262
    • Click access English:
    • 1-506-406-4641,2#,1328969262#,#
  •  FRENCH:

    • Telephone Number: 1-506-406-4641

    • Meeting number (access code): 132 155 0595

    • Click access French: 

    • 1-506-406-4641,2#,1321550595#,#

  • Join this online event: https://moncton.webex.com/moncton/j.php?MTID=e139ab899e526958ab0a9c3644ec5dd68

Wednesday, Sept. 22 (2pm) : Doors Open (Elmwood Cemetery)

  • Doors Open is an annual event in partnership with the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board and Resurgo Place. This year, the event has gone virtual throughout Heritage Week!
  • On September 22, join Resurgo Place online for a virtual tour of the Elmwood Cemetery and submit your questions live!
     
  • Check it out via this Facebook event (no account required)! 
Elmwood Cemetery in Moncton

 

Thursday, Sept. 23 (7pm): Heritage Award Ceremony

Join us for the first annual Heritage Award Ceremony hosted by the Heritage Conservation Board. 

  • Location: Resurgo Place

  • Time: 7 p.m.

  • Awards:

    • Preservation/Restoration Award

    • Rehabilitation/Adaptive Reuse Award

    • Special Recognition / Stewardship

Thursday, Sept. 23 (2pm): Doors Open (Aberdeen School)

  • Doors Open is an annual event in partnership with the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board and Resurgo Place. This year, the event has gone virtual throughout Heritage Week!
  • On September 23, join Resurgo Place online for a virtual tour of Aberdeen School and submit your questions live!
     
  • Check it out via this Facebook event (no account required)! 
Aberdeen in Moncton

 

Friday, Sept. 24 (2pm): Doors Open (Mackenzie House)

  • Doors Open is an annual event in partnership with the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board and Resurgo Place. This year, the event has gone virtual throughout Heritage Week!
  • On September 24, join Resurgo Place online for a virtual tour of Mackenzie House and submit your questions live!
     
  • Check it out via this Facebook event (no account required)! 
Mackenzie House in Moncton

 

Friday, Sept. 24 (10 - 11am) - Inauguration of Parc René-Arthur Fréchet Park

  • Location: 273 Mountain Road
     
  • Time: 10 - 11am
     
  • This new municipal passive park abuts Mary’s Home, also known as the “Castle Manor”. Originally designed as a care home for orphans by local architect René-Arthur Fréchet, the impressive four-story Gothic Revival building was built by contractor Fred LeBlanc between 1906-1908.
     
  • Improvements to the park has been made in 2021 that include new entrance gateways, pathways, benches, and new trees. The site will have new historic interpretation panels describing the site’s history and how it relates to Mary’s Home and its designer.

Saturday, Sept. 25 : Scavenger Hunt

  • Re-discover downtown Moncton through its public art and heritage buildings, while searching for the answers to a questionnaire (coming soon)!