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Madawaska in Aroostook County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Du Premier Débarquement des Acadiens àu Madawaska

The first landing of the Acadians in Madawaska

— juin 1785 —

 
 
Du Premier Débarquement des Acadiens àu Madawaska Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 1, 2019
1. Du Premier Débarquement des Acadiens àu Madawaska Marker
Inscription.  
Plaque commémorative
du premier débarquement
des Acadiens àu
Madawaska, en juin 1785.

Hommages de
Leurs Descendants.
15 Août 1934.

English (Google translate):
Commemorative plaque of the first landing of the Acadians in Madawaska in June 1785.

Tributes from Their Descendants. August 15, 1934.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1785.
 
Location. 47° 20.929′ N, 68° 16.58′ W. Marker is in Madawaska, Maine, in Aroostook County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 1) just west of Fournier Siding, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located directly in front of the Tante Blanche Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 774B Main Street, Madawaska ME 04756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discover Traces of Acadian Architecture (a few steps from this marker); Acadian Heroine: Tante Blanche / Tante Blanche : Héroïne acadienne (a few steps from this marker); Genealogy, Massive French & Acadian Family Reunions
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(a few steps from this marker); Territoire de Madawaska (a few steps from this marker); "Making Do" / Tout faire avec rien (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Who is a patenteux? / Patenteux ou pas ? (about 300 feet away); Saint David Catholic Church (about 300 feet away); Acadian Landing Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madawaska.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Acadian Cross Historic Shrine
 
Also see . . .
1. Madawaska • 1785-1842. The first Acadians traveled up the St. John River from the Fredericton area and arrived in the Madawaska area in the summer of 1785. They first camped on the south side of the river, two miles below the Native American village. It was on this spot that they erected a cross. The spread out, making their homes along the banks of the St. John, Green, and Madawaska Rivers. (Submitted on April 18, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Acadian Landing Site. Located in St. David Parish, Madawaska, Maine, the Acadian Landing Site is a National
Du Premier Débarquement des Acadiens àu Madawaska Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 1, 2019
2. Du Premier Débarquement des Acadiens àu Madawaska Marker
(Tante Blanche Museum in background)
Register property that commemorates the landing of the first Acadian settlers in the upper St. John Valley. (Submitted on April 18, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
St. David Centennial Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 1, 2019
3. St. David Centennial Plaque
En Hommage
aux
Paroissiens
de St. David
Lors de Leur Centenaire
1871-1971.

In Tribute to the Parishioners of St. David During Their Centennial 1871-1971.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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