Distinctively nestled in the southern part of New Brunswick, Codys is a hamlet in Queens County situated on the banks of the Washademoak Lake named after the United Empire Loyalist Cody Family. Its most notable person was Archdeacon H. A. Cody, of which he was a direct descendant.
The Loyalist Cody Family arrived in the area around 1782 and the community of Codys soon became a farming village and an important stop for the CPR. The community has a rich treasure trove of historic landmarks.
Hillscote, The Cody Family homestead is designated a Provincial Historic site in recognition of H. A. Cody's status in New Brunswick as a renowned novelist, poet, biographer and clergyman.
The Codys Women's Institute Hall built in the late 19th century of wooden Gothic Revival structure is designated a Provincial Historic site for its architecture and its association with the Women's Institute.
The heritage house of Charles Doney built in 1858 is among the oldest houses in Codys.
Codys Baptist Church built in 1823 is among the oldest historic buildings in the community. It served the community well for 185 years. The church was a beacon of hope to the early settlers through fires, epidemics and other difficult and challenging times. Now an historic stop on the tourist trail.
Visitors to Codys will find delight in taking the time to wander through Crafted Images Pottery shop, located at 52 Codys lane, owned and operated by Ms. Heather McAlpine, that features a line of functional hand thrown porcelain intricately textured in hues of blue and green. Pieces for the kitchen, dining room and home décor.
If you're looking for a quiet retreat during the summer months where you can watch the water roll by then Vi's Place Cottage's overlooking Washademoak Lake is the place to be.
As you browse through the information on Codys web blog, you will acquire knowledge of a progressive community steeped in tradition and history and hope you'll be encouraged to visit the community of Codys in person.