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Shediac in Westmoreland County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Men of Letters

Hommes de Lettres

 
 
Men of Letters Marker (English) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 11, 2014
1. Men of Letters Marker (English)
Inscription. English:
Born in or near Shediac, Pascal Poirier (1852-1933), historian and first Acadian senator; Placide Gaudet (1850-1930), historian and genealogist; John Clarence Webster (1863-1950), historian, Professor, and eminent surgeon, all enriched the cultural life of their compatriots, in particular the Acadians, whose first newspaper, Le Moniteur Acadien, founded in 1867 at Shediac by Israel Landry, was edited for half a century by Ferdinand Robidoux (1849-1921), and faithfully served the interests of the people.

French:
Originaires des Shediac ou des environs, Pascal Poirier (1852-1933), historien et premier sénateur acadien; Placide Gaudet (1850-1930), historien et généalogiste; John Clarence Webster (1863-1950), historien, professeur et éminent chirurgien, ont tous la vie Culturelle de leurs compatriotes, en particulier des Acadiens, dont le premier journal, Le Moniteur Acadien, fondé à Shediac en 1867 par Israël Landry, fut dirigé pendant un demi-siècle par Ferdinand Robidoux (1849-1921) et servit fidèlement les intérêts du peuples.
 
Erected by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
 
Location. 46° 13.113′ N, 64° 33.319′ 
Men of Letters Marker (French) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 11, 2014
2. Men of Letters Marker (French)
W. Marker is in Shediac, New Brunswick, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Main Street near Inglis Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Main Street, Shediac, New Brunswick E4P 2A5, Canada.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near the Giant Lobster.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Men of Letters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 11, 2014
3. Men of Letters Marker
Note the world's largest 'lobster' in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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