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The Return of the Acadians

Le retour des Acadiens

 
 
The Return of the Acadians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 15, 2014
1. The Return of the Acadians Marker
Inscription. English:
Because of the vicissitudes of war, the Acadians, pioneers of this country, were dispersed in 1755. The arrival of Alexis Landry at Ste. Anne de Bocage, soon after 1755, symbolizes the return of the Acadians to their beloved country and the taking up of a new life.

French:
Par suite des vicissitudes de la guerre, les Acadiens, pionniers de ce pays, furent dispersés en 1755. L'arrivée d'Alexis Landry, à Ste. Anne du Bocage peu après 1755, symbolise le retour des Acadiens à leur patrie bien-aimée et la reprise d'une vie nouvelle.
 
Erected by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
 
Location. 47° 46.409′ N, 65° 0.753′ W. Marker is in Caraquet, New Brunswick, in Gloucester County. Marker is on West St. Peter Boulevard (New Brunswick Route 11) near Sainte Ann Street North, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 593 West St. Peter Boulevard, Caraquet, New Brunswick E1W 1A2, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Le Grand Dérangement (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line).
 
More about this marker.
The Return of the Acadians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 15, 2014
2. The Return of the Acadians Marker
This marker is located near the arch entrance to Sainte-Anne-du-Bocage Shrine.
 
Additional keywords. The Grand Dérangement
 
Categories. Disasters
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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