Haunted Partridge Island

Partridge Island, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada - with a history of immigration, quarantine, hospitals, light houses, ships navigating in the fog, military installations, and now urban ruins.
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Entrance to the Tunnels - Partridge Island Is the Haunted, Dangerous Rite of Passage for New Brunswick’s Wasted Youth

Partridge Island Is the Haunted, Dangerous Rite of Passage for New Brunswick’s Wasted Youth

For years the tunnels and abandoned WWII-era facilities have been a sort of post-apocalyptic punk playground for teens.

Partridge Island Concept Map - 2005 Saint John, New Brunswick

Partridge Island Concept Map - 2005 Saint John, New Brunswick

The Celtic Cross on New Brunswick's Partridge Island - Google Maps location and photos.

The Celtic Cross on New Brunswick's Partridge Island - Google Maps location and photos.

This picture was taken in the early 90's - Partridge Island, Sait John, New Brunswick, Canada

Partridge Island, Sait John, New Brunswick, Canada

Published the year 1877 "God and the doubter : At Partridge Island, Sunset on Nerepis River, and other verses" by Hatheway, W. Frank (Warren Frank), 1850-1923

Published the year 1877 "God and the doubter : At Partridge Island, Sunset on Nerepis River, and other verses" by Hatheway, W.

1942 photograph of the Partridge Island Lighthouse.

1942 photograph of the Partridge Island Lighthouse.

"Grand Irish Excursion to Partridge Island on Monday, Aug. 16th." - August 14, 1869 - Saint John Daily Evening News - Google News Archive Search

"Grand Irish Excursion to Partridge Island on Monday, Aug. 16th." - August 14, 1869 - Saint John Daily Evening News - Google News Archive Search

"In Quarantine, Mrs. Rice, an Austrian Jewess, on Partridge Island with measles." - St. John Daily Sun - Google News Archive Search

"In Quarantine, Mrs. Rice, an Austrian Jewess, on Partridge Island with measles." - St. John Daily Sun - Google News Archive Search

"Marconi Station - To be erected at once on Partridge Island" - September 2, 1905 - St. John Daily Sun - Google News Archive Search

"Marconi Station - To be erected at once on Partridge Island" - September 2, 1905 - St. John Daily Sun - Google News Archive Search

Partridge Island Heritage Minute created 1998.

A local heritage moment done on Partridge Island.

Men of the 4th Overseas Siege Battery at the parade ground. The hospital barrack at the rear was demolished by fire in December 1917. - Partridge Island, Sait John, New Brunswick, Canada

Men of the Overseas Siege Battery at the parade ground. The hospital barrack at the rear was demolished by fire in December - Partridge Island, Sait John, New Brunswick, Canada

Artists, writers and some Saint John residents recently became the first visitors to Partridge Island, N.B. in decades this week amidst plans for the government to make the heritage site accessible to the public.  News article from July 2015 (still closed in April 2016).

Partridge Island: Rare glimpse of off-limits island shrouded in mystery

1835 Partridge Island and the Harbour of St. John, New Brunswick

1835 Partridge Island and the Harbour of St. John, New Brunswick

Quarantine Hospital, Partridge Island, Saint John, 1847. Courtesy of Heritage Resources, Saint John, NB. - HW-8830-184

Quarantine Hospital, Partridge Island, Saint John, 1847. Courtesy of Heritage Resources, Saint John, NB. - HW-8830-184

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