October 2, 2022

Acadians

Village of Memramcook
History

Village of Memramcook

Memramcook, sometimes also spelt Memramcouke or Memramkouke, is a village in Westmorland County. Located in southeastern New Brunswick, the community is predominantly people of Acadian descent who speak the Chiac derivative of the French language. An agricultural village, it has…

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Taylor Estate – Hillsborough
History, Landmarks

Taylor Estate – Hillsborough

The Taylor Estate consists of an original Cape Cod style residence from 1786 and a larger two-storey Italianate residence constructed circa 1840. The estate is located on Taylor Lane in Hillsborough and includes outbuildings.  After the Acadian people were expelled…

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Acadian Day Fredericton 2017
Festivals, History

Acadian Day Fredericton 2017

The National Acadian Day is observed in Canada each year on August 15, to celebrate Acadian culture.  It was during the first National Convention of the Acadians held at Memramcook, in 1881 that the Acadian leaders received the mandate to…

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