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Acacia Villa School

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, August 29, 2019
1. Acadia Villa School Marker
Inscription.  This cairn marks the site of the Acacia Villa School for Boys. Founded in 1852 by Joseph R. Hea, he was principal until 1860. Arthur McNutt Patterson was principal from 1860 to 1907. His son, Arthur H. Patterson was principal from 1907 to 1920 when the school was officially closed.
 
Erected by Wolfville Historical Society.
 
Location. 45° 6.547′ N, 64° 17.097′ W. Marker is in Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, in Kings County. Marker is on King Street just from Wharf Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Pré, 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. Landscape of Grand Pré/ le Payage de Grand Pré (here, next to this marker); Site de l'école Acacia Villa/Site of Acacia Villa School (here, next to this marker); Horton Landing Cross (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Grand Pre Marsh Body (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); The Expulsion of the Acadians (approx. 2 kilometers away); Grand-Pré Rural Historic District (approx. 2 kilometers away); Statue of Evangeline (approx. 2.1 kilometers away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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