Deportation of the Inhabitants of Ile Saint-Jean National Historic Event

Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island
Painting illustrating the loading of the inhabitants of the Ile Saint-Jean, at Port-la-Joye, bound for France and England (© Lewis Parker, Expulsion of the Acadians from Île Saint-Jean, www.lanoue.free.fr, consulté le 24 mars 2010)
Loading of the inhabitants of the Ile Saint-Jean
(© Lewis Parker, Expulsion of the Acadians from Île Saint-Jean, www.lanoue.free.fr, consulté le 24 mars 2010)
Address : 112 Hache Gallant Drive, Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 2011-07-19

Other Name(s):
  • Deportation of the Inhabitants of Ile Saint-Jean  (Designation Name)
Research Report Number: 2010-022

Importance: Largest of all the deportations that occurred between 1755 and 1762, it marks an important and tragic moment in Canadian history