“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bayside, New Brunswick

Marker detail: Grooved axe image, Touch for more information
By Artist Susan Tooke
Marker detail: Grooved axe
1 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — A Checkered History / Une historie mouvementée
English: In 1984, the United States Congress designated Saint Croix Island an international historic site in recognition of the historical significance of the Island to the United States and Canada. The majestic Saint Croix . . . Map (db m144503) HM
2 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — A French Colony in Acadie / Une colonie française en Acadie
English: ”Having found no place more suitable than this island... Sieur de Monts… allowed me to draw up the plan of our settlement." Seventy-nine men, including noblemen, artisans, labourers, Catholic and . . . Map (db m144499) HM
3 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — A Place to Settle / Un endroit où s’établir
English: Sieur de Monts named the island Saint Croix Island, and Champlain recorded that: "The island is covered with fir, birch, maple, and oak. It is naturally well located... and is easy to fortify... We considered this the . . . Map (db m144498) HM
4 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — A Winter of Despair / Un hiver de désespoir
English: ”It was difficult to know the country without having wintered there... Winter came upon us sooner than we had expected..." Could you survive a winter on Saint Croix Island if... • dangerous ice cut you . . . Map (db m144501) HM
5 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — In Champlain’s Footsteps / Sur les traces de Champlain
English: The precise mapping of Acadie in the 17th century was the work of one individual — Samuel de Champlain. Between May 1604 and August 1605, travelling by barque, pinnace, canoe or on foot, Champlain surveyed and . . . Map (db m144500) HM
6 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — Moving on / Le déménagement
English: "In order to escape the cold and dreadful winter we experienced on Saint Croix Island, Sieur de Monts decided to move the settlement to another location. Having… found no port that was acceptable to us... we outfitted . . . Map (db m144502) HM
7 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — Saint Croix Island International Historic Site / Lieu historique international de l'Île Sainte-Croix
English: Welcome On Saint Croix Island in 1604, French nobleman-courtier Pierre Dugua Sieur de Monts established a settlement. This outpost was the first attempt by the French at year-round colonization in the territory they . . . Map (db m144495) HM
8 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — The River Flows On... / La rivière poursuit son cours...
English: Samuel de Champlain, explorer and geographer on Sieur de Monts' expedition, recorded in late June 1604 that: ”...we entered a river... wherein...we found two islands — one very small and near the western . . . Map (db m144496) HM
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9 New Brunswick, Charlotte County, Bayside — Where Two Worlds Met / Rencontre de deux mondes
English: The Micmac, Maliseet, and Passamaquoddy hunters and traders provided a commercial lifeline for Sieur de Monts' colony. Their first-hand knowledge of the territory allowed these entrepreneurs to control the supply of furs. . . . Map (db m144497) HM
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Apr. 21, 2024