Partridge Island

Events

Saint John is Founded

Approx. 1783

First Lighthouse

1791 - Approx. 1832

1st in NB
3rd in Canada

Second Lighthouse

Approx. 1832 - Approx. 1880

First Steam Powered Fog Alarm

1856

Robert Foulis - Inventor

Third Lighthouse

Approx. 1881 - Approx. 1959

Quarantine Station

Quarantine Station Active : 3 Million Immigrants

1783 - 1941

30,000 Immigrants

1819 - 1829

2000 Immigrants

1844

6000 Immigrants

1845

9000 Immigrants

1846

15000 Immigrants

1847

Celtic Cross Erected

1927

Military

First Military Wooden Barracks

1800

Heavy Calibre Guns Added

1858

Precaution against German submarines

Upgrades

1939

Additional Guns
Underground powder magazines
Observation Posts
Old quarantine station fitted for military use