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

200th Anniversary Commemoration of the “Grand Deportation”

Commémoration du Deuxiéme Centenaire du “Grand Dérangement”

 

—1755 • 1955 —

 
200th Anniversary Commemoration of the "Grand Deportation" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
1. 200th Anniversary Commemoration of the "Grand Deportation" Marker
Inscription.

[Title is text - Le titre est le texte]

[Dedicated] August 17, 1955.
[Dévoué] le 27 août 1955.


 
Erected 1955.
 
Location. 43° 40.375′ N, 65° 47.849′ 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. 350th Anniversary Tribute to Acadian Women (here, next to this marker); Mémorial des guerres mondiales / World Wars Memorial (here, next to this marker); 300th Anniversary of the Founding of Pubnico (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?
200th Anniversary Commemoration of the "Grand Deportation" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
2. 200th Anniversary Commemoration of the "Grand Deportation" Marker
Right panel on monument
(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. The Great Deportation. (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The 1755 Exile. (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Chronology of the Deportations & Migrations of the Acadians. (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Deportation and New Settlement 1755–1810. (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraDisastersSettlements & 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 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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