Abraham Gesner

1797 – 1864


Photographs of
Monument

Chipman Corner
Kings County
Nova Scotia

Located on the east side of Middle Dyke Road, about 500m south from Church Street


GPS location:   45°05'56"N   64°28'35"W
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Abraham Gesner monument

Photograph taken 6 October 2002



Abraham Gesner memorial plaque

Photograph taken 19 December 2002



Map showing location of the Abraham Gesner monument
Map showing the location of the Abraham Gesner monument
Chipman Corner, Kings County, Nova Scotia


Abraham Gesner memorial plaque

Photograph taken 19 December 2002



In the  first  decade  of the  21st century,
world-wide  production  and  consumption  of
kerosene exceeded 130,000,000,000 litres annually.

(On average, about 15,000,000 litres each hour of every day)






Links to Relevant Websites
Abraham Gesner

Abraham Gesner Digital Collections archive
    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/heirloom_series/
          volume4/136-139.htm


Abraham Gesner by the Nova Scotia Museum
    http://museum.gov.ns.ca/fossils/finders/gesner.htm


Abraham Gesner saved more whales than Green Peace ever will by James S. Robbins
    http://newscotland1398.ca/99/gesner-whales.html


How Capitalism Saved the Whales by James S. Robbins
    http://www.thefreemanonline.org/columns/how-capitalism-saved-the-whales/


Abraham Gesner, Part One: A Father of Petroleum by Hans Durstling
      http://web.archive.org/web/20051125210106/http://www.bovagems.com/eclectic/HTML/19970501_0597ABEGEN.html


Abraham Gesner, Part Two: Gunplay in the Albert County Woods by Hans Durstling
      http://web.archive.org/web/20041217225727/http://www.bovagems.com/eclectic/HTML/19970601_0697DURST.html


Abraham Gesner Petroleum History Society
    http://www.petroleumhistory.ca/history/cdnbeginnings.html


Abraham Gesner by New Brunswick Community College, Saint John
    http://www.saintjohn.nbcc.nb.ca/~Heritage/AlbertMines/AGesner.htm


Abraham Gesner by National Chemistry Week
    http://www.cheminst.ca/ncw/articles/1999_gesner1_e.htm


Abraham Gesner St. Mark's School
    http://www.k12.nf.ca/stmarks/grassroots/1999-2000/inventors/gesner.htm


Foulis - Gesner Conflict
    http://www.saintjohn.nbcc.nb.ca/~Heritage/AlbertMines/FGConflict.htm


Abraham Gesner by the New Brunswick Government
    http://www1.gnb.ca/0007/Culture/Heritage/VMC/display-image.asp?id=107


Abraham Gesner New Brunswick Mineral Rights
    http://www.gnb.ca/0078/minerals/Mineral_Rights_Introduction-e.aspx


Abraham Gesner University of New Brunswick
    http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/arts/departments/
          anthropology/pdfs/gesner.pdf







Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



Two Early Churches memorial stone Two Early Churches memorial stone Chipman Corner
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/chipcnrm.html


Monument: 1747 Attack at Grand Pre Monument: 1747 Attack at Grand Pre Grand Pre
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/attack1747.html


Iron Cross monument Iron Cross monument Horton Landing
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/ironcross.html


Sir Robert Laird Borden monument Sir Robert Laird Borden monument Grand Pre
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/borden_rl.html


Planters monument Planters monument Horton Landing
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/plantermon.html


Acacia Villa School cairn Acacia Villa School monument Hortonville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/avschool.html


Wolfville: 1967 Centennial Project 1967 Willow Park plaque Wolfville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/wolfwillow.html


Fort Edward blockhouse Fort Edward blockhouse Windsor
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/fortedward.html


1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express monument 1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express monument Victoria Beach
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/ponyexmon.html


Annapolis Iron Mining Company monument Annapolis Iron Mining Company monument Clementsport
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/annironm.html


Rawding Captains monument Rawding Captains monument Clementsport
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/rawdingm.html


Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/kentlegion.html


Kentville Memorial Park Kentville Memorial Park Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/kentmem.html


Acadia U. Memorial Gym Acadia U. Memorial Gym Wolfville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/acadiamemgym.html


Wolfville war memorial Wolfville war memorial Wolfville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/wolfmem.html


Canning war memorial Canning war memorial Canning
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/cannmem.html


Sheffield Mills war memorial Sheffield Mills war memorial Sheffield Mills
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/sheffieldmills.html


North Mountain airplane crash memorial North Mountain airplane crash memorial Brow of Mountain
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/browmtn.html


Arthur W.H. Eaton tombstone Arthur W.H. Eaton tombstone Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/eatonawh.html


Marguerite Woodworth tombstone Marguerite Woodworth tombstone Church Street
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/woodworth.html


Perez Coldwell memorial Perez Coldwell memorial, 1852 "A man from Gaspereau"
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/coldwellp.html


Alfred Fuller Memorial Alfred Fuller memorial Somerset
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/fullermon.html


Canning: Ebenezer Bigelow shipyard monument Ebenezer Bigelow shipyard monument Canning
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/bigelowyardm.html


Prescott House, Starrs Point Prescott House Starrs Point
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/prescottcr.html


Wellington Dyke, Starrs Point Wellington Dyke Starrs Point
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/wellington.html


Blue Mountain Cemetery monument Blue Mountain Cemetery Association Blue Mountain
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/bluemtn.html


Go To:   Nova Scotia History, Chapter One
    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory01.html

Go To:   Nova Scotia Historical Biographies
    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory00.html#ns-historical-biog

Go To:   Proclamations: Land Grants in Nova Scotia 1757, '58, '59
    http://planter2010.ca/proc/proclamations-ndx.html

Go To:   Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1805, edited by Richard John Uniacke
    http://ns1763.ca/law/ns-statutes1805-titlepg.html

Go To:   Nova Scotia Quotations
    http://ns1758.ca/quote/quotes.html

Go To:   History of Railway Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/rail/railways.html

Go To:   History of Telegraph and Telephone Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/tele/telephone.html

Go To:   History of Electric Power Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/electric/electric.html

Go To:   History of Automobiles in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/auto/automobiles.html

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First uploaded to the WWW:   2002 October 08
New photographs installed:   2003 January 04
Added Google Map link:   2007 December 12
Latest update:   2013 September 07