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The Acadian Village of Sainte-Anne past and present focus of Acadians of Saint John River speaker series at Government House

(May 14, 2019 - Fredericton) - The Acadian Village of Sainte-Anne then and now will be the focus of a presentation by historian Fidèle Thériault and President of the Société d’histoire de la rivière Saint-Jean, Bernard-Marie Thériault. 

This FREE event is the second of 5 presentations in the Acadians of the Saint John River speaker series and will be held at 6:30 pm, Thursday, May 23rd at Government House, 51 Woodstock Road in Fredericton. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend. Simultaneous translation in English will be provided by Office of the Lieutenant-Governor. 

Within an overarching theme of a persistent presence, the speakers will immerse the audience in the history of the settlement in two parts: from the settlement of Sainte-Anne to the present.  

The Acadians of the Saint John River lecture series is made possible with a grant from the Open Academy of the Royal Society of Canada as well as the support of the Office of the Lieutenant-Governor, the York Sunbury Historical Society, the Fredericton Region Museum, and the Conférences Alphée-Belliveau, Department of French, University of New Brunswick. 

 

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