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The Sugar Shack or the Sugar Bush

Date: April 1989
Creator: G. Desjardins
Source: Revue de la Société historique du Madawaska
Collaborator(s): Mr. Martin N. Turgeon

Description: This article deals with the tradition of tapping maple trees to produce maple sugar and taffy. It deals also with the origins of the maple sugar bush operations and of the nickname Croc. The article concludes by describing the role played today by the maple sugar industry.

Subject: New Brunswick, History, Madawaska County