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Fort Gaspareaux was a French fort at the head of Baie Verte, near the mouth of the Gaspareaux River and just southeast of the modern town of Port Elgin, New Brunswick, Canada. Jump to: navigation, search Port Elgin, population 436, is a town in Westmorland County, Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope was restored) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Lieutenant Governor Herménégilde Chiasson Premier Bernard Lord (PC) Area 72 908 km² (8th) • Land 71 450 km² • Water 1 458 km² (2. ...


It was built by the order of the Marquis de la Jonquière, in 1751. Jump to: navigation, search Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ...


It was square, 35 metres on each side. At each corner was a small blockhouse equipped with small cannon. It was surrounded by a ditch. A 19th-century-era block house in Fort York, Toronto In military science, a blockhouse is a small, isolated fort in the form of a single building. ... A small cast-iron cannon on a carriage A cannon is any large tubular firearm designed to fire a heavy projectile over a considerable distance. ...


Communication with Fort Beauséjour was at first via the ancient portage route, but in 1754 a road was built linking the two. There was communication by sea in the summer to Québec, Louisbourg, and France. Fort Beauséjour is a Canadian national historic site in Aulac, New Brunswick. ... For the Gentoo Linux package manager, see Portage (software). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547. ... Fortress Louisbourg (fr. ...


After the fall of Fort Beauséjour in 1755, the British sent 300 men, led by Colonel John Winslow, against Fort Gaspareaux, under the command of Captain Villeray. The fort was renamed Fort Monckton, and put under the charge of an English garrison. 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


The British abandoned the fort the next year, unable to defend it from rebellion against le Grand Dérangement. The Great Upheaval (le Grand Dérangement), also known as the Great Expulsion or the Acadian Expulsion, is the eviction of the Acadian population from Nova Scotia between 1755 and 1763, ordered by governor Charles Lawrence and the Nova Scotia Council. ...


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