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Madawaska History

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Date: Jan.-March 1989
Creator: Georgette Desjardins
Source: Revue de la Société historique du Madawaska
Collaborator(s): Mr. Martin N. Turgeon

Description: Portage was a way of pursuing a journey on foot when waterways became unfit for navigation. Canoes were placed on travelers' shoulders to be carried from one river to the next.

Subject: New Brunswick, History, Madawaska County