August 12, 2010


The Federation of Association of Families Acadian Inc., (FAFA) invites the descendants of Acadian families especially those who were here before the Great Deportation to meet at Beaubassin on Saturday August 14,2010.

The get-together will be near the Nova Scotia Tourist Information Centre beginning at 11 am near the monument which has the names of those families who lived at Beaubassin in the 1750s

At noon there will be a "bring your own" picnic.

A new flagpole will be erected and the Acadian flag will be raised at 1pm. A short presentation on the economic and strategic importance of Beaubassin will follow.

At 1:30 participants will go to the excavations on the site of the old village.

The archaeologist responsible for the excavations Charles Burke will conduct a visit to the digs and will talk about the finds that have been made over the course of the last four years of archaeological work there.

All Acadian families are especially invited to attend.

FAFA also would like to invite those who are interested to

For further information consult

Jean J Gaudet

President – FAFA Inc.

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