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Grand-Pré: general information

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Grand-Pré

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Nova Scotia
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This area was a major centre of Acadian activity from 1682 to 1755. The site commemorates the period of colonization and settlement of the area by Acadians as well as their Deportation in 1755. Grand-Pré National Historic Site is located in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the Landscape of Grand Pré. In the 17th century the Acadians started the development of the marshes into agricultural farmland using dykes and the aboiteau wooden sluice system.
On site you will find a Visitor Information Centre. The statue of Evangeline refers to the poem Evangeline (...
This area was a major centre of Acadian activity from 1682 to 1755. The site commemorates the period of colonization and settlement of the area by Acadians as well as their Deportation in 1755. Grand-Pré National Historic Site is located in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the Landscape of Grand Pré. In the 17th century the Acadians started the development of the marshes into agricultural farmland using dykes and the aboiteau wooden sluice system.
On site you will find a Visitor Information Centre. The statue of Evangeline refers to the poem Evangeline (1920) by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and links this site with the Evangeline Trail.
More info on Grand-Pré or Annapolis Valley Vacation or Historic Places websites.
This is the official Park Map by the Société Promotion Grand-Pré.
This area was a major centre of Acadian activity from 1682 to 1755. The site commemorates the period of colonization and settlement of the area by Acadians as well as their Deportation in 1755. Grand-Pré National Historic Site is located in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the Landscape of Grand Pré. In the 17th century the Acadians started the development of the marshes into agricultural farmland using dykes and the aboiteau wooden sluice system.
On site you will find a Visitor Information Centre. The statue of Evangeline refers to the poem Evangeline (...

Grand-Pré: nearby sleeping facilities

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Barb's B&B
Cliffside Suites & Cottage
Adairs Wilderness Lodge
Fundy Highlands Inn and Chalets
Parkland Village Inn
Innisfree Bed and Breakfast
An Artist's Garden Gallery & Bed & Breakfast

Grand-Pré: nearby destinations

96 Other parks or sites within 200km (125mi):

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Joggins Fossil CliffsLandmark - Nova Scotia - 66km (42mi)
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Bayswater BeachProvincial Park - Nova Scotia - 70km (44mi)
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Pier 21National Historic Site - Nova Scotia - 78km (50mi)
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Monument LefebvreNational Historic Site - New Brunswick - 98km (62mi)
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St. Martins Sea CavesLandmark - New Brunswick - 99km (62mi)
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Charles FortNational Historic Site - Nova Scotia - 102km (65mi)
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KejimkujikNational Park - Nova Scotia - 105km (66mi)
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Fort GaspareauxNational Historic Site - New Brunswick - 105km (67mi)
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Melanson SettlementNational Historic Site - Nova Scotia - 111km (70mi)
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The Loyalist RouteByways - New Brunswick - 138km (87mi)
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