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West Pubnico in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

300th Anniversary of the Founding of Pubnico

1651 • 1951

 
 
300th Anniversary of the Founding of Pubnico Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
1. 300th Anniversary of the Founding of Pubnico Marker
Inscription.

A la mémoire de sieur
Philippe d'Entremont
pionier, colonizateur et
fondateur de Pubnico
arrivé le 29 août 1651
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Pro Deo et Patria
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To the memory of Sieur
Philippe d'Entremont
Pioneer, colonizer and
founder of Pubnico
Arrived on August 29, 1651
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For God and Country

 
Erected 1951.
 
Location. 43° 40.375′ N, 65° 47.848′ W. Marker is in West Pubnico, Nova Scotia, in Yarmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of the Lighthouse Route (Nova Scotia Route 335) and Argyle Sound Road/Martell Lane, on the left when traveling south on the Lighthouse Route. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2M0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 200th Anniversary Commemoration of the "Grand Deportation" (here, next to this marker); 350th Anniversary Tribute to Acadian Women (here, next to this marker); Mémorial des guerres mondiales / World Wars Memorial
300th Anniversary of the Founding of Pubnico Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
2. 300th Anniversary of the Founding of Pubnico Marker
Left panel on monument
(here, next to this marker); Perdu aux eaux / Lost to the Waters (a few steps from this marker); Potager Acadien / Acadian Garden (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Musée acadien et Centre de recherch / Acadian Museum and Research Center (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); What and When is Le Village Acadien? (approx. 4 kilometers away); Who are the Acadians? / Qui sont les Acadiens? (approx. 4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Pubnico.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pubnico Past and Present. (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Yarmouth and Acadian Shores. (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Sieur Philippe Mius d'Entremont Bio. (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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