The Algonquin was purchased by the Province of New Brunswick in 1973-74. Here front center new General Manager Jim Frise. to his right Lila Haughn. Secretary. Rear, second from right, George Dashner, head Bellman. Charlotte County Archives
The Television Room. At the time of Provincial takeover, the hotel was seriously lacking in amenities. There was only one television in the building, and all rooms shared bathrooms. Charlotte County Archives
The Province offically took over the Algonquin in 1975. Here the official signing. Courtesy John Williamson, rear, second from left, Jim Frise, manager, second from right.
Bellmen, 1979. Courtesy George Dashner, fifth from left.