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Located 2.6 km E of Fairvale
and 4.53 km NE of Rothesay
: Rothesay Parish
, Kings County
: William Francis Ganong identified Quispamsis as a derivative of the Maliseet word Quispemsis or "Little lake": named by European and North American Railway staff: formerly called Lakefield: in 1866 Lakefield was a farming community with approximately 20 resident families: nearby was Lakefield Road: in 1866 Lakefield Road was a farming settlement with approximately 5 resident families: PO Quispamsis
1883-1930: in 1898 Quispamsis was a station on the Intercolonial Railway and a farming community with 1 post office, 1 church and a population of 110: included the community of Otty Glen
: PO Otty Glen
1911-1930: also included Blairs
, Gondola Point Road, Meehans
or Meenans Corner, Model Farm
, Ritchie Lake
and Wetmore's: Quispamsis was incorporated as a village in 1966 and in 1998 amalgamated with the former village of Gondola Point
and a portion of the area formerly known as Wells
to form the town of Quispamsis.
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