Immerse yourself in the tumultuous struggles and passionate cultural revival of the Acadian people, descendants of the 17th-century, mostly French, colonists who settled in what is now Canada’s Maritime provinces.
Standing as a proud symbol of contemporary Acadie, visitors to the Monument-Lefebvre will, through the sweeping exhibit “Reflections of a Journey – The Odyssey of the Acadian People,” journey into the past and vibrant future of the Acadian people, alive in music and history.
On July 4, through August 2020, we invite you to access all of Canada’s historic places by visiting the National Trust for Canada website and experiencing history in a new way.
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Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site
Discover a time when Britain and France were caught in a tug-of-war for dominance in Acadie, and be moved by the stories of soldiers and settlers who lived and died around the historic star-shaped fort.
Beaubassin and Fort Lawrence National Historic Sites
A thriving Acadian settlement here became a pivotal site in the struggle between Great Britain and France for control of the Isthmus of Chignecto region.
Fort Gaspareaux National Historic Site
Built by French troops in 1751 to prevent the English from penetrating the Chignecto Isthmus, Fort Gaspareaux served particularly as a provisioning base for the forts of Acadia.
Fundy National Park
The world’s highest tides await visitors at Fundy National Park. Kayak on the Bay of Fundy, explore the seafloor when the tide recedes, hike or bike through native Acadian forests and more at one of Canada’s best-known national parks.
Kouchibouguac National Park
Golden sand dunes, estuaries brimming with life, warm ocean beaches, Mi’kmaq and Acadian culture, the starry spectacle of a Dark Sky Preserve and snowbound winter activities weave together the compelling tapestry of Kouchibouguac National Park.