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Unidentified People, John Boyer's House, Markhamville, Kings County, New Brunswick

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Black and white stereograph image of log house, tree stumps and people
stereograph: Unidentified People, John Boyer's House, Markhamville, Kings County, New Brunswick, c. 1875. Collection of the New Brunswick Museum (X11880). The manganese mine that opened here about 1862 was a significant manganese producer, exporting 55,000 tons of ore. Manganese was used in the production of glass, varnish, cement and steel. The mine closed in the early 1900s.