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Acadian Removal at Remsheg, August 15, 1755

More evidence of rock foundations used for Acadian buildings found on Steven's Hill
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Foundation stones from Steven's Hill on Dewar River
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Remsheg Bay Research
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Jim Reeves points to a "borrow" pit (a pit used by Acadians to get materials to build a dyke)
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Acadian material pit behind a dyke on Dewar River.
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This lush marsh land on facing south on Dewar River was important for hay production
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Nova Scotia Government Research Permit for Acadian Dyke Project
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Map of Tuttle Creek Dyke displaying calculations of the amount of land encompassed by the dyke
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Two members of North Cumberland Historical Society: Graham Brown (left) and Carl Demings (right)
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Research project on Tuttle Creek Dyke (On left is 2009 Nobel Prize winner Willard Boyle!)
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Interior View of Dyke
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Showing the difference between lawn sod (left) and Marsh sod (right)
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Cube of clay from interior of a dyke with shovel marks made circa 1730
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Piece of aboiteau found at dyke research site, Tuttle Creek
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Wood from Acadian aboiteau (right) compared with today's counterpart (left)
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Close view of 1755 map, showing Northern Nova Scotia and the Acadian Villages
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Re-creation of Acadian Dyke building methods; posts driven into foundation clay stabilizes the dyke
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Re-creation of Acadian Dyke and Aboiteau
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