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History of Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Toulouse, Acadia

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NOTE: Interesting article about old Acadian Cemeteries
www.ameriquefrancaise.org/ en/ article-333/ Acadian_Cemeteries_in_Nova_Scotia.html#1



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  • 1715 - Port-Toulouse was founded in 1715 by Acadians from Plaisance and Grand-Pré

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  • 1745 - May 10 (King George's War) - New Englanders, with a force of 270 men, burned every standing structure at Port Toulouse, demolished the fort, and desecrated a cemetery where Mi'kmaq were buried.

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  • 1749 - After King George's War ended, the Acadians returned to Port Toulouse in greater numbers.

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  • 1758 - Port-Toulouse and its fort were destroyed by the British when they took Louisbourg in 1758.

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  • 1873
    ST. PETERS, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 36½ miles from Port Hawkesbury. A...Read MORE...


  • 1890 - St Peters
    St Peters, spt. tn. Nova Scotia, co. Richmond, on St Peters Bay, 36 1/ 2 m. E. of Port Hawkesbury. P. of sub-dist. 1299
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker

  • 1891 - Church of St. Peter established at St Peter's

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    Church of St. Peter
    St. Peter’s, NOVA SCOTIA
    Established 1891
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  • 1895 - Saint Peters
    Saint Pe'ters, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 36 1/ 2 miles from Port Hawkesbury. ...Read MORE...


  • Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Toulouse, Acadia
    St Peters C.B. From Mt. Granville and Entrance to Canal
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    St. Peters, C.B. Canal Locks
  • 1906
    Saint Peters, a banking town and outport of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, 36 1/ 2 miles from Port Hawkesbury. pop. about 350.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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Church of St. Peter
St. Peter’s, NOVA SCOTIA
Established 1891
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St Peters C.B. From Mt. Granville and Entrance to Canal


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St. Peters, C.B. Canal Locks

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  • 1715 - Port-Toulouse was founded in 1715 by Acadians from Plaisance and Grand-Pré

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1745 - May 10 (King George's War) - New Englanders, with a force of 270 men, burned every standing structure at Port Toulouse, demolished the fort, and desecrated a cemetery where Mi'kmaq were buried.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1749 - After King George's War ended, the Acadians returned to Port Toulouse in greater numbers.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1758 - Port-Toulouse and its fort were destroyed by the British when they took Louisbourg in 1758.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1873
    ST. PETERS, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 36½ miles from Port Hawkesbury. A... Read MORE...

  • 1890 - St Peters
    St Peters, spt. tn. Nova Scotia, co. Richmond, on St Peters Bay, 36 1/ 2 m. E. of Port Hawkesbury. P. of sub-dist. 1299
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
  • 1891 - Church of St. Peter established at St Peter's

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1895 - Saint Peters
    Saint Pe'ters, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 36 1/ 2 miles from Port Hawkesbury. ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Saint Peters, a banking town and outport of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, 36 1/ 2 miles from Port Hawkesbury. pop. about 350.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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