HOME
The Info List - Acadian Peninsula



--- Advertisement ---


(i)

The ACADIAN PENINSULA (French : Péninsule acadienne) is situated in the northeastern corner of New Brunswick
New Brunswick
, Canada
Canada
, encompassing portions of Gloucester and Northumberland Counties. It derives its name from the large Acadian
Acadian
population located there. Two major islands off the northeast tip of the peninsula, Lamèque Island and Miscou Island , are culturally considered part of the Acadian Peninsula.

Most settlement in the peninsula occurred as a result of the Expulsion of the Acadians
Expulsion of the Acadians
during the Gulf of St. Lawrence Campaign (1758) , where British personnel forcibly removed them from their homes, mostly in southern New Brunswick
New Brunswick
and Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
.

Fishing
Fishing
is the dominant industry on the peninsula, with a large agricultural sector as well. The disappearance of the Lady Audette and Lady Dorianne vessels in 1970/71 shocked the peninsula. Peat
Peat
bogs are found in the Shippagan and Lameque areas.

Major towns on the Acadian
Acadian
Peninsula include:

* Caraquet
Caraquet
* Shippagan * Tracadie * Neguac * Lamèque (on Lamèque Island)

Coordinates : 47°30′N 65°10′W / 47.500°N 65.167°W / 47.500; -65.167

* v * t * e

Acadia
Acadia

HISTORY

* Acadia
Acadia
(New France) * Evangeline
Evangeline
* Expulsion * Governors * Grand-Pré * General history * Military history * Royal Proclamation of 2003

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

* Acadian
Acadian
World Congress * Acadians
Acadians
(list ) * Ave Maris Stella * Flag * National Acadian
Acadian
Day * Tintamarre

LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION

* Acadian
Acadian
French * Chiac * Université de Moncton * Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick * Université Sainte-Anne * Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É. * Maritime College of Forest Technology /Collège de Technologie forestière des Maritimes

RELATED

* Acadian
Acadian
Peninsula * Cajun
Cajun
* French Canadian
French Canadian
* French diaspora

* CATEGORY * PORTAL

This New Brunswick
New Brunswick
location article is a stub . You can help by expanding it .

* v * t * e

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Acadian_Peninsula additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. , a non-profit organization.

* Privacy policy * About * Disclaimers * Contact * Developers * Cookie statement * Mobile view

* *

Links: ------

.