Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-) and index.
|LC Classifications||F1049.7.F83 L63 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 112 p. :|
|Number of Pages||112|
|LC Control Number||2008411286|
Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians - Kindle edition by Lockerby, Earle. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians.5/5(1). Featuring excerpts from original documents and letters, Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians is an important record of this neglected chapter in the saga of the Acadian people. Now Fred, Mai, and Grace, extraordinary fossil hunters, are at the Fortress of Louisbourg hunting a Author: Earle Lockerby. When the fortress of Louisbourg fell to the British in , the Acadians of Prince Edward Island (then known as Île Saint-Jean) were doomed to a horrible fate—deportation from their homes to an unknown land thousands of kilometres away. Shipwrecks and disease took a terrible toll during the voyage to France, and hundreds of the approximately three thousand deportees lost their lives. Those Acadians who returned to Nova Scotia in the s and s found their former settlements occupied by American settlers and Loyalists. As a result, the Acadians occupied new areas in western Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island, the eastern shore of New Brunswick, and the Gaspé Peninsula.
Get this from a library! Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians. [Earle Lockerby] -- When the fortress of Louisbourg fell to the British in , the Acadians of Prince Edward Island (then known as Île Saint-Jean) were doomed to a horrible fate-deportation from their homes to an. Books set in Prince Edward Island books set in Prince Edward Island Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians by Earle Lockerby. No recommendations yet. Beach Reading (Prince Edward Island Dreams Book #3): A Novel by Liz Johnson. No recommendations yet. Mistress Pat. Expulsion of the Acadians by Lewis Parker (c. ) The Acadian Expulsion (–) was the forced deportation of the citizens of Acadia (an area that was spread out across modern day Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island) by British soldiers. Although it was part of the British military campaign against France during the. Note: the island became Prince Edward Island in In the early s, Acadians made their way to the present-day Evangeline region of PEI. Though at first they were there illegally, some managed to purchase land as the years went by.
Written for the general reader, this book by Georges Arsenault provides an overview of the three hundred years of French and Acadian presence on Prince Edward Island. The author describes the first settlements established on the Island by France, the deportation of the Acadian inhabitants in , and their resettlement on the Island. He also looks at the evolution of the economy, the role of. Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians $ The deportation of approximately three thousand French settlers from Prince Edward Island in is a story which has been largely overshadowed by the removal of six to seven thousand Acadians from Nova Scotia in The Acadian Museum at Miscouche is a gem. If you want to learn more about the plight of our Acadians this museum is the place. If you want the history of how some of the Acadians populated Prince Edward Island after their deportation by the British, this is the palce to go. /5(90). Featuring excerpts from original documents and letters, Deportation of the Prince Edward Island Acadians is an important record of this neglected chapter in the saga of the Acadian people. Now Fred, Mai, and Grace, extraordinary fossil hunters, are at the Fortress of 5/5(1).