Near Hortonville in Kings County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
Horton Landing Cross
Le lit desséché du crique que l’on aperçoit dans le pré à quelques pas d’ici est l’endroit ou furent embarques sur les chaloupes les victimes du Grand Dérangement de 1755 pour être transbordes sur les transports ancres dans le Bassin des Mines.
The dry bed of the creek, which is in sight a few paces in the marsh from here, is the spot where the victims of the Great Expulsion of 1755 were embarked on the small boats to be rowed over to transports lying in anchor in Minas Basin.
Location. 45° 6.792′ N, 64° 16.746′ W. Marker is near Hortonville, Nova Scotia, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Wharf Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hortonville, Nova Scotia B0P 1M0, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site de l'école Acacia Villa/Site of Acacia Villa School (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Landscape of Grand Pré/ le Payage de Grand Pré (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Acacia Villa School (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Grand Pre Marsh Body The Expulsion of the Acadians (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Grand-Pré Rural Historic District (approx. 2.5 kilometers away); Statue of Evangeline (approx. 2.6 kilometers away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.