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An important cultural, artistic, and educational centre for the province, Fredericton is home to two universities, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, and cultural institutions such as the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the Fredericton Region Museum, and The Playhouse, a performing arts venue.
The city hosts the annual Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, attracting regional and international jazz, blues, rock, and world artists.
A 1762 settlement attempt by the British was unsuccessful due to the hostility of local Acadian and Aboriginal populations.
These settlers eventually erected a community downriver at what is today the town of Maugerville (pronounced "majorville").
In the mid-18th century their principal village of Aucpaque was located several kilometres upriver from the site of present-day Fredericton.
The first European contact was by the French in the late 17th century.
Fredericton is also an important and vibrant center point for the region's top visual artists; many of New Brunswick's notable artists live and work there today.
It is the third-largest city in the province after Moncton and Saint John.
The Acadians sustained losses of one killed and two wounded.
After Villebon's death in 1700 and a devastating flood that destroyed several French farms in the area, the fort was abandoned.
The area of the present-day city of Fredericton was first used for seasonal farming by the Maliseet peoples.
Maliseet cultivated food plants including: beans, pumpkins, Jerusalem artichokes, ground nuts, and maize on the river banks and islands of the Saint John River.