Pisiguit

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Pisiguit is the pre-expulsion-period Acadian region located along the banks of the Pisiquit River from its confluence with the Minas Basin of Acadia, which is now Nova Scotia, including the St. Croix River drainage area.wikipedia
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Minas Basin

MinasBoot Island National Wildlife Area
Pisiguit is the pre-expulsion-period Acadian region located along the banks of the Pisiquit River from its confluence with the Minas Basin of Acadia, which is now Nova Scotia, including the St. Croix River drainage area.
They founded in the area Grand-Pré, Les Mines, Pisiguit, Cobequid, Rivière-aux-Canards, and Beaubassin.

Fort Edward (Nova Scotia)

Fort EdwardFort Edward National Historic SiteFort Edward, Nova Scotia
Fort Edward was built in 1750 on a point of land where the St. Croix and Pisiquit rivers meet.
Fort Edward is a National Historic Site of Canada in Windsor, Nova Scotia, (formerly known as Pisiguit) and was built during Father Le Loutre's War (1749-1755).

Battle at St. Croix

St. Croix
Attacks such as that at Five Houses on the St Croix River (Battle at St. Croix) and the intrigues of Le Loutre and his Mi'kmaq followers further led to difficulties.
On March 18, 1750, according to British accounts of the battle, a group of Rangers under the command of John Gorham (military officer) left Fort Sackville (now Bedford, Nova Scotia), under orders from Cornwallis to march to Pisiguit (in present-day Windsor).

Windsor, Nova Scotia

WindsorTown of WindsorTownship of Windsor
Having migrated from Port Royal, Nova Scotia, the Acadians were the first to settle in Pisiguit by the early 1680s.

Hants County, Nova Scotia

Hants CountyHantsCounty of Hants
The first Acadians to settle in present-day Hants County (known as Pisiguit) established farms at (present day Falmouth) in the early 1680s, as the 1686 census shows a number of families on well established farms utilizing dyked pastures.

Expulsion of the Acadians

Great UpheavalGreat ExpulsionAcadian Expulsion
Pisiguit is the pre-expulsion-period Acadian region located along the banks of the Pisiquit River from its confluence with the Minas Basin of Acadia, which is now Nova Scotia, including the St. Croix River drainage area.

Acadia

Acadiel'AcadieHistory of Acadia
Pisiguit is the pre-expulsion-period Acadian region located along the banks of the Pisiquit River from its confluence with the Minas Basin of Acadia, which is now Nova Scotia, including the St. Croix River drainage area.

Nova Scotia

NSNova Scotia, CanadaNova Scotian
Pisiguit is the pre-expulsion-period Acadian region located along the banks of the Pisiquit River from its confluence with the Minas Basin of Acadia, which is now Nova Scotia, including the St. Croix River drainage area.

St. Croix River (Nova Scotia)

St. Croix RiverSt. Croix
Pisiguit is the pre-expulsion-period Acadian region located along the banks of the Pisiquit River from its confluence with the Minas Basin of Acadia, which is now Nova Scotia, including the St. Croix River drainage area.

Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia

Grand-PréGrand PréGrand Pre
Settlement in the region commenced simultaneous to the establishment of Grand-Pré.

Acadians

AcadianAcadian settlersFrench
Pisiguit was the Acadian settlement closest to Halifax, which was the newly forming English settlement.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

HalifaxHalifax Regional MunicipalityHalifax, NS
Pisiguit was the Acadian settlement closest to Halifax, which was the newly forming English settlement.

Windsor, Ontario

WindsorWindsor, ONWindsor, Canada
(about 800 on the left bank, about 100 on the right bank & Kennetcook River, and about 500 on the St. Croix River and today's Windsor area.

Quebec

QuébecProvince of QuebecQC
The Bishop of Quebec issued an edict creating the second (l'Assomption) on June 28, 1722.

New England Planters

New England PlanterPlantersNew Englanders
Many buildings remained standing though as they were distributed by lottery after 1760 to the New England Planters who settled on the Acadians former lands.

Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PACity of Philadelphia
On November 19, 1775, 156 inhabitants of Pisiguit arrived in Philadelphia, and others in December.

Louisiana

LAState of LouisianaLouisiana, USA
Amongst the first Acadians to reach Louisiana, the majority were from Pisiguit and Beaubassin.

Beaubassin

ChignectoChignecto settlement
Amongst the first Acadians to reach Louisiana, the majority were from Pisiguit and Beaubassin.

Military history of Nova Scotia

Military history of Nova Scotia - War of 1812American Revolution - Nova Scotia theatreInvasion of Martinique (1809)
Approximately seventy-five years after Port Royal was founded, Acadians migrated from the capital and established what would become the other major Acadian settlements before the Expulsion of the Acadians: Grand Pré, Chignecto, Cobequid and Pisiguit.

Port-Royal (Acadia)

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Port-Royal was the primary Acadian settlement until Acadians migrated out of the community to Pisiguit, Cobequid, Grand Pre, and Beaubassin (Isthmus of Chignecto) in the 1680s.

Bay of Fundy Campaign

Bay of Fundy Campaign (1755)Acadian ExpulsionBay of Fundy
The Campaign started at Chignecto and then quickly moved to Grand-Pré, Rivière-aux-Canards, Pisiguit, Cobequid, and finally Annapolis Royal.

History of Nova Scotia

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During the last decades of the seventeenth century, Acadians migrated from the capital, Port Royal, and established what would become the other major Acadian settlements:Grand Pré, Chignecto, Cobequid and Pisiguit.

Falmouth, Nova Scotia

FalmouthTownship of FalmouthTown of Falmouth
Falmouth and area was known as Pisiquid by the Acadians.