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Grand Pré

(grăn prā, Fr. gräN prā) [Fr.,=large field], village, W central N.S., Canada, on an arm of the Bay of Fundy. The area is famous for having been an early settlement of the Acadians, whose expulsion in 1755 is the subject of Longfellow's poem Evangeline. Grand Pré National Historic Park contains several remains from the Acadian period. The village was also the birthplace of Sir Robert Borden, prime minister of Canada from 1911 to 1920.
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At the Domaine de Grand Pre winery restaurant, Le Caveau, sit outside under the arbour by candlelight and enjoy chef Jason Lynch's Eel Island & Cabot oysters with caper brine, local charcuterie and Martock Glen boar porchetta.
Then he will participate in the Grand Pre to be held in Kazakhstan, he said.
C" is permitted limited participation in the adventure and usually remains in the feminized domestic space of the Grand Pre school kitchen.
Consumption of groundwater in the Grand Pre region may pose a health risk; however, the level of risk remains unknown.
Davidson said she is not Acadian but grew up in Nova Scotia a few miles from Grand Pre, where the deportations took place.
The programme also includes opportunities for delegates to visit some on Nova Scotia's famous places with Optional Tours available to the Annapolis Valley and Grand Pre National Historic Site, the South Shore (Lunenburg) or an afternoon of golf.
We stayed at the hotel Grand Pre, Rue de Grand Pre 35 for pounds 75 a night.
Sods, soil, and spades; the Acadians at Grand Pre and their dykeland legacy.
Tired and dirty from working in the fields to bring in the harvest, 418 males, boys as young as 10 to elders in their eighth and ninth decades of life, assembled in the Catholic chapel in the village of Grand Pre, Nova Scotia.
Murphy listed interests in the Grand Pre, Musquodoboit, Margaree, Huckleberry and Highland licenses as among those sold.
It's a long way from the coffee-growing campesinos of Oaxaca, Mexico, to a coffee-roasting co-operative located in historic Grand Pre, Nova Scotia, site of the Acadian expulsion of 1755.