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Near Fort Lawrence in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces (North America)
 

Un hommage à/A Tribute to Jacob (Jacques) Bourgeois

 
 
Un hommage à/A Tribute to Jacob (Jacques) Bourgeois Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2017
1. Un hommage à/A Tribute to Jacob (Jacques) Bourgeois Marker
Inscription.  

Fondateur, vers 1672, de Beaubassin premier établissement dans la région de la rivière Missagouèche et initiateur de l'agriculture maraîchère en Acadie

Jacob Bourgeois arriva à Port-Royal en 1641 à titre de chirurgien pour la colonie acadienne

Il est l'ancêtre commun, avec Jeanne Trahan, de toute la famille Bourgeois de decendance acadienne
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Founder circa 1672, of Beaubassin first establishment in the region of Missiguash River and initiator of salt marsh farming in Acadia

Jacob Bourgeois arrived at Port-Royal in 1641 as surgeon for the Acadian colony

He is a common ancestor, with Jeanne Trahan, to the whole Bourgeois family from Acadian descent

[Dedicated] 14 août/August 2004
 
Erected 2004 by L'Association des Bourgeois de Descendance Acadienne.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Acadian History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1672.
 
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45° 51.157′ N, 64° 15.55′ W. Marker is near Fort Lawrence, Nova Scotia, in Cumberland County. Marker is northeast across Cumberland Loop from the Nova Scotia Welcome Centre. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Cumberland Loop, Fort Lawrence NS B4H 3Y5, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trans Canada Highway (within shouting distance of this marker in New Brunswick); Natural History (within shouting distance of this marker); Beaubassin 1672-1750 (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Inhabitants (within shouting distance of this marker); Amherst – Modern Period 1800s and 1900s (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Lawrence and English Settlement (within shouting distance of this marker); Beaubassin (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Jonathan McCully (approx. 4.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bourgeois Family among the early Acadian Settlers (1632). (Submitted on August 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Beaubassin National Historic Site of Canada. (Submitted on August 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Acadian History. (Submitted on August 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Founding of Beaubassin. (Submitted on August 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
View from Un hommage à/A Tribute to Jacob (Jacques) Bourgeois Marker toward Welcome Centre image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2017
2. View from Un hommage à/A Tribute to Jacob (Jacques) Bourgeois Marker toward Welcome Centre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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