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"Joseph Broussard dit Beausoleil in Acadia".  oils on canvas, 30" x 42", Herb Roe © 2009. NFS, private collection.

"Joseph Broussard dit Beausoleil in Acadia". oils on canvas, x Herb Roe © NFS, private collection.

Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Definitions of Common Acadian Terms.

Acadian Genealogy Homepage; Definitions of Common Acadian Terms.

The Acadians are first Canadian settlers originating from France who were deported out of their homes and off their land in Nova Scotia by British Soldiers in 1755. Some families were scattered deeper into Canada but most went south into Florida and Louisiana where the word Acadian was shortened to 'Cajun'. My family stems from one man who evaded capture. He was a frontiersman who built a log home along a river in New Brunswick near the Mi'kmaq people.

The Acadians are first Canadian settlers originating from France who were deported out of their homes and off their land in Nova Scotia by British Soldiers in the word Acadian was shortened to 'Cajun'.

Acadian - Cajun Genealogy, History, and Culture site. This is a great website from which to start exploring the history of the Acadians - the "Cajuns" of Lousiana and other parts.

Acadian - Cajun Genealogy, History, and Culture site. This is a great website from which to start exploring the history of the Acadians - the "Cajuns" of Lousiana.

Acadian Nova Scotia Timeline | Ships Take Acadians Into Exile, by Claude T. Picard

Mural at Evangeline Beach depicting the expulsion of the Acadians over 200 years ago.

"Henry Clay, speaking at the Treber Inn," by Herb Roe (2013).: Herb Roe's "Henry Clay, speaking at the Treber Inn" is one of the original illustrations commissioned for the launch of Scioto Historical in the summer of 2013.

"Henry Clay, speaking at the Treber Inn," by Herb Roe Herb Roe's "Henry Clay, speaking at the Treber Inn" is one of the original illustrations commissioned for the launch of Scioto Historical in the summer of

Les Cadiens et leurs ancêtres acadiens: l'histoire racontée aux jeunes (French Edition) by Shane K. Bernard

Les Cadiens et leurs ancêtres acadiens: l'histoire racontée aux jeunes (French Edition) by Shane K. Bernard

The Acadians were French settlers  of eastern Canada who were exiled  from their land in the 1750s.  The Cajuns are their descendants   who settled in Louisiana.  Today, thousands of Acadian-Cajun   descendants cherish their rich   legacy of history, culture, & genealogy.

The Acadians were French settlers of eastern Canada who were exiled from their land in the The Cajuns are their descendants who settled in Louisiana. Today, thousands of Acadian-Cajun descendants cherish their rich legacy of history, culture, & genealogy

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