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Encyclopedia > Fort Sainte Anne

A French fort Fort Ste. Anne was built in Acadia (now St Anne's Bay in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) and occuppied from 1639 to 1641 and was built by Captain Charles. It was amongst a few French forts in the area later known as Englishtown: Simon Denys' Fort 1650 - 1659 and Fort Dauphin 1713-1745. Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra A. Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,284 km² (12th)  - Land 53,338 km²  - Water 1,946 km² (3. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ... Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... Events April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht June 23 - French residents of Acadia given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia Canada first Orrery built by George Graham Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713... Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected Holy Roman Emperor with...


Fort Saint Anne was also the name of settlement at Isle La Motte on Lake Champlain (in modern day Vermont), established in 1666 by French missionaries. State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... Events September 2 - Great Fire of London: A large fire breaks out in London in the house of Charles IIs baker on Pudding Lane near London Bridge. ...


Fort Albany, in northern Ontario (On James Bay and the mouth of the Albany River) was named Fort St Anne during the French occupation of the Hudson's Bay Company outpost of Albany Post (or Albany Fort) from 1686-1692. Today is home to 1,400 residents and the nearby Fort Albany First Nations reserve. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... The Hudsons Bay Company building in Montreal The Hudsons Bay Company (HBC) is the oldest corporation in Canada and is one of the oldest in the world still in existence. ... Events The League of Augsburg is founded. ... Events February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony with the charging of three women with witchcraft. ...


External links

  • History of Nova Scotia (http://www.blupete.com/Hist/Dates/1627-29.htm)
  • Nova Scotia Forts - Englishtown Forts (http://www.geocities.com/naforts/ns.html#english)
  • St Anne Shrine (http://www.saintpierrefarms.com/politics)
  • Ontario Forts - Page 2 - Fort Albany (http://www.geocities.com/naforts/on2.html#albany)

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Saint Albans, near the Canadian border, is a port of entry for international rail-freight traffic, and a considerable amount of Canadian lumber and animal feed for New England farms passes through.
In 1666 the French built Fort Sainte Anne on Isle La Motte, in Lake Champlain, but the fort was soon abandoned.
No battles were fought on Vermont soil, but in October 1864 the northernmost action of the war occurred in Saint Albans, when a band of Confederate soldiers operating out of Canada crossed the border and robbed the town’s banks of $200,000.
Fort St. John, Canada (389 words)
Fort Saint John (more common spelling Fort St. John) is a city in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
As of 2001, the population of Fort St. John was 16,034 (a 6.7 % increase from the 1996 census).
This fort was located about 500 meters downstream from the mouth of the Beatton River, which at that time was known as the Pine River (d'epinette in French).
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