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Saint Joseph du Moine in Inverness County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Founders of the Parish of St-Joseph du Moine

Fondateurs de la Paroisse de St-Joseph du Moine

 
 
Founders of the Parish of St-Joseph du Moine Marker<br>(<i>monument bottom panel</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 22, 2019
1. Founders of the Parish of St-Joseph du Moine Marker
(monument bottom panel)
Inscription.  
English:
This monument
Erected in memory of the 93 families who founded the parish of Saint Joseph du Moine. Was blessed by Reverend Charles Omer Cormier, and unveiled by Mr. and Mrs. Pat J. AuCoin on July 28, 1979 during the centennial celebration of the parish’s foundation.

The 150 year old millstone is the last remnant of a flour mill built by Charles Gallant circa 1825 on a lot of land now owned by Wilfred J.P. Aucoin.

Français:
Ce monument
Érigé à la mémoire des 93 familles qui ont fondé Saint-Joseph du Moine. A été béni par Père Charles Omer Cormier, Curé, et dévoilé par Monsieur et Madame Pat J. AuCoin le 28 juillet 1979 à l’occasion du centenaire de la paroisse.

La vieille meule de 150 ans est le dernier vestige d'un moulin à farine bâti par Charles Gallant vers 1825 sur un terrain qui appartient maintenant à Wilfred J.P. Aucoin.

Les Fondateurs de la Paroisse de St-Joseph du Moine
Arsenault : Alexandre, Charles, Patrice, Patrick, Pierre, Simon.
AuCoin : Amédée, Antoine,
Founders of the Parish of St-Joseph du Moine Marker<br>(<i>monument top panel</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 22, 2019
2. Founders of the Parish of St-Joseph du Moine Marker
(monument top panel)
Baptiste, Charles, Dositée, Hippolyte, Joseph, Maurice, Patrick, Pépin, Simon, Thomas, William.
Burns : Denis, Michel.
Campbell : Angus.
Chiasson : Ben, David, Elie, Germain, Jean, Marcellin, Paul, Philippe, Pierre, Polycarpe, Olivier, Thomas, Simon.
Collerette : Zéphirin.
Cormier : Alexandre, Bill, Joseph, Louison, Marcellin, Médric, Nectaire, Pierre, Simon.
Delaney : Edouard, Stephen, Thomas, William.
Desveau : Charles, Frederic, Auguste, John.
Doucet : Arséne, Celixite, Dominique, Elie, Grigole, Jean-F., John, Joseph-F., Jullen, King, Louison, Moise-F., Narcisse, Paulette, Phillippe, Pierre, Simon, Simon-F.
Gaudet : Elie, Vital.
Leblanc : Abraham, Alexandre, Baptiste, Etienne-Odillon, Eusèbe, Joseph, Laurent, Médric, Philippe, Placide.
Lelievre : Dominique, Elie, Jean.
Levert : Marcellin.
Mackinnon : Angus.
Pembroke : Richard.
Porier : Alexis.
Ramard : John-Bertrand, Pépin.
Shomphe : Anthanase, Siméon.
 
Erected 1979.
 
Location. 46° 31.664′ N, 61° 3.737′ W. Marker is in Saint Joseph du Moine, Nova Scotia, in Inverness County. Marker is on Cabot Trail
Parish of St-Joseph du Moine<br>Founders Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 22, 2019
3. Parish of St-Joseph du Moine
Founders Monument
0.2 kilometers north of Viev Moulin, on the left when traveling north. Monument and marker are located in front of the Église Saint-Joseph, near the southeast corner of the church parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Joseph du Moine, Nova Scotia B0E 3A0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph du Moine War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Belle Côte War Memorial (approx. 9.6 kilometers away); The Cabot Trail (approx. 10.8 kilometers away); 1790 - 1990 (approx. 11.4 kilometers away); Chéticamp War Memorial (approx. 11.4 kilometers away); The Gypsum Mine/La Mine De Plâtre (approx. 12 kilometers away); La Bouée du havre / The Harbour Bouy (approx. 12 kilometers away); Voie ferrée et « Lu vieille Louise » / The railroad and "La Vieille Louise" (approx. 12 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Saint Joseph du Moine, Nova Scotia (Wikipedia). Together with Chéticamp, its larger neighbour, Saint-Joseph-du-Moine makes up an Acadian enclave on Cape Breton Island that remains Francophone to this day; the inhabitants speak their own French dialect. (Submitted on September 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Founders of the Parish of St-Joseph du Moine<br>Monument (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 22, 2019
4. Founders of the Parish of St-Joseph du Moine
Monument (wide view)
Église Saint-Joseph in background
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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