122 Friel St – Greenfarm House

ADDRESS: 122 Friel St., Fredericton, N.B., E3A 2P4  LOCATION: Northside of Fredericton and in walking distance to Westmorland St. Bridge giving access to Downtown Fredericton’s cultural, government, business and shopping facilities. Only ½ block from Union/Main St. which is the main commercial street in the area. Fredericton’s trail system is in the back yard. BUILDING TYPE:  Heritage single family with contemporary annex. Now 6 units. NAME ORIGIN: This was at one time the Green Family farmhouse. HISTORY: This typical new Brunswick farmhouse was the childhood home of Brucie Green, a journalist for the local Daily Gleaner newspaper, who wrote a weekly column on the activities of the nearby St. Mary’s Reserve. She lived her adult life in the small bungalow across the street and was noted for carrying her small dog on her back in a pack. When the property was purchased by Fredericton Rentals,  a four unit annex was added. It still has an artesian well in the basement.