Wallace and Area Museum
Wallace, Nova Scotia

Gallery Thumbnail Gallery Stories Contact Us Search

Acadian Removal at Remsheg, August 15, 1755

Captain Willard stopped a few miles from Cobiquid to read his sealed orders
19 of 129
Re-enactment of twenty British and New England soldiers on a march through the woods to Remsheg
20 of 129
Acadian expulsion orders being carried out in Remsheg
21 of 129
Map of 17th Century France showing the area in Normandy from which many of the French came to Acadia
22 of 129
Dykes and Aboiteaus
23 of 129
Diagram of a working dyke
24 of 129
Rich marshland at Remsheg Bay, first seen by Acadian farmers in about 1710
25 of 129
Model of working aboiteau; in the foreground are drainage ditches sloping to the aboiteau at the top
26 of 129
Model of a working aboiteau
27 of 129
Map of North Cumberland County area with evidence of Acadian habitation
28 of 129
Enterance to Remsheg Bay from the Northumberland Strait
29 of 129
Aerial photo of Wallace Bay including Akerly Brook and Long Brook
30 of 129
Aerial photo of Wallace Bay, Akerly Brook on left and Long Brook on right
31 of 129
Dyke at Akerly Brook - note the small amount of farmable land secured by building a dyke
32 of 129
A west bank river dyke with a small amount of secured farmland at Akerly Brook
33 of 129
Dykes along Akerly Brook
34 of 129
Dykes visable on both sides of Akerly Brook
35 of 129
Akerly Brook; shows the large amount of work needed to secure just a small amount of farmable land
36 of 129

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Important Notices  
© 2024 All Rights Reserved