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Havre Saint Pierre

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, August 23, 2019
1. Havre Saint Pierre Marker
Inscription.   Established in 1720, Havre Saint Pierre was once the largest settlement in the colony of Isle Saint Jean. On a summer day in the 1730s this was a busy place. Here - a fleet of tiny shallops, sails snapping as they set out for the fishing grounds. There - along the shore - rows of snowy white codfish, set out to dry on flakes. Out at the mouth of the bay, a clumsy merchantman noses carefully through the sandbars. Thanks in part to the fishery, Havre Saint Pierre was a prosperous community. The future looked bright. That is until the British gained control of the colony in 1758 and deported all of the settlers they could find.

Fondé en 1720, Havre Saint Pierre était le plus gros établissement colonial de l'Isle Saint Jean. Dans années 1730, le village était très animé l'été. On pouvait voir, ici, une flottille de chaloupes, voiles au vent, partir vers les lieux de pêche, long de la berge, de nombreux rangs ont pris possession de la colonie en et long de la berge, de nombreux rangs de morue, blanche comme neige, sécher sur des vigneaux. Àl'embouchure de la baie, un navire marchand lourd progressait les
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By Steve Stoessel
2. Havre Saint Pierre Marker
avec précaution entre les barres de sable. Grâce notamment à la pêche, Havre Saint Pierre prospérait, et l'avenir semblait prometteur. Cependant, lorsque les Britanniques 1758, ils ont déporté tous les colons qu'ils ont pu trouver.
 
Location. 46° 26.401′ N, 62° 41.694′ W. Marker is near Greenwich, Prince Edward Island, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Prince Edward Island Route 313. Marker is at the end of Harve Saint Pierre Trail/loop ca. 1.1 km from the trailhead. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwich, Prince Edward Island C0A 2A0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peters (here, next to this marker); Mussel Power/Les moules plus d'une utilité (a few steps from this marker); The Sanderson Farm/La ferme Sanderson (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
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By Steve Stoessel
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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