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Le Grand Derangement described in Madawaska Centennial Journal

Acadian Cross at Grand Pre Nova Scotia

Separation of families was the cruel strategy enforced during “Le Grand Derangement”.  It was the terrible period in 1755, in Nova Scotia, when the cruel British upheaval separated families and dispersed them in ships to many foreign ports. Some refugees were able to reassemble or escape the deportation.  A group of the refugees found their […]