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Acadian - Cajun Genealogy & History
- A site linking the genealogy and history of the Acadian and Cajun cultures. Offers an Acadian encyclopaedia, timelines, photos, histories and stories.
Acadian Genealogy Homepage
- While primarily for the sale of genealogy CDs, it offers in depth material on history, culture, flags, songs and family histories.
Acadian Genealogy, History and Research
- Genealogy, research, and history, by Lucie Leblanc Consentino. Offers census information, ship's lists, articles on Acadian, Quebec, Louisiana, Charlemagne, a newsletter and message board.
- A brief history presented by the Clare Beverage company of Meteghan, Digby County.
Chez Surette Art
- Acadian artist Nelson Surette, historian-in-art and painter of Acadian, marine, pastoral and historical subjects. Gallery, music, postcards and newsfeeds.
Fort Anne National Historic Site
- The site marks the location of Port Royal the "capital" of Acadia. A museum displays the history of the fort, plus location, hours of operation, online tour, services and fees.
- The group offers music based on Acadian traditions with a rock flavor, a flash of Celtic/Irish and world beat rhythms. Features band profile, members, albums, tour dates, photos and booking information.
Grand-Pré National Historic Site
- This 14-acre site commemorates the Acadians and the Deportation of 1755. Features formal gardens, statues and monuments, a blacksmith's shop and a stained-glass window. Hours of operation, location, services and fees.
- An exposition of an ancient tradition developed in France to relieve people of the sacrifices of Lent, the wearing of masks. Offers a history, changes through time, photos of masks, activities and interviews.
Melanson Settlement National Historic Site
- An archeological exposition of a pre-Deportation Acadian community (c. 1664-1755) which reflects communities settled by the Acadians and their unique dykeland agriculture along the Annapolis River. Directions, services and news.
Port-Royal National Historic Site
- A reconstruction of early 17th century buildings representing the former colony of the French who settled along the Nova Scotia coast. Costumed interpreters and period demonstrations help recreate the look and feel of the era. Directions, hours, fees and contact details.
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