Caraquet in Gloucester County, New Brunswick — The Atlantic Provinces
The Return of the Acadians
Le retour des Acadiens
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.
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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. In addition, it is included in the Acadian History, and the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
Location. 47° 46.409′ N, 65° 0.753′ W. Marker is in Caraquet, New Brunswick, in Gloucester County. Marker is on West St. Peter BoulevardTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 593 West St Peter Boulevard, Caraquet NB E1W 1A2, Canada. Touch for directions.
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. This marker is located near the arch entrance to Sainte-Anne-du-Bocage Shrine.
Additional keywords. The Grand Dérangement
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.