Meduxnekeag River Sunset, Woodstock NB. Photo by Brendan Helmuth

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Tappan AdneyTappan Adney
And the Heritage of the St. John River Valley

By Keith Helmuth

This book is about what happened when Tappan Adney travelled from New York City to the small town of Woodstock, New Brunswick in 1887 at the age of 18. The coming of this young man to this town at this particular time is surely one of the most remarkable instances in Canadian history of the convergence of person and place. Click here for details