Combat of the/du Petitcodiac
Near this town on 3rd September 1755, a detachment of Major Frye's troops, sent from Fort Cumberland to destroy Acadian settlements on the river and compel the people to surrender for deportation, was defeated by a French force under Charles Deschamps de Boishébert.
Prés de cette ville, le 3 septembre 1755, un detachement des troupes du Major Frye, parti du Fort Cumberland pour detruire les éstablissements Acadiens sur la rivière et forcer le peuple à se soumettre à la déportation, fut défait par une troupe francaise commandée par Charles Deschamps de Boishébert.
Erected 1929 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
Location. 45° 55.382′ N, 64° 38.734′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, New Brunswick, in Albert County. Marker is on Main Street (New Brunswick Route 114) just south of Legion Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2847 Main Street, Hillsborough, New Brunswick E4H 2X7, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Gaol / La prison du comté (approx. 9.7 kilometers away); Albert County Museum / Musée du comté d'Albert
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of the Petitcodiac, September 2, 1755 (Shoebottom). (Submitted on August 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Acadien Battle Field at Canada's Historic Places. (Submitted on August 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.