Men of Letters

Men of Letters (HM1J06)

Location: Shediac, New Brunswick E4P 2A5 Westmorland County
Country: Canada

N 46° 13.113', W 64° 33.319'

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Hommes de Lettres

Born in or near Shediac, Pascal Poirier (1852-1933), historian and first Acadian senator; Placide Gaudet (1850-1930), historian and genealogist; John Clarence Webster (1863-1950), historian, Professor, and eminent surgeon, all enriched the cultural life of their compatriots, in particular the Acadians, whose first newspaper, Le Moniteur Acadien, founded in 1867 at Shediac by Israel Landry, was edited for half a century by Ferdinand Robidoux (1849-1921), and faithfully served the interests of the people.

Originaires des Shediac ou des environs, Pascal Poirier (1852-1933), historien et premier sénateur acadien; Placide Gaudet (1850-1930), historien et généalogiste; John Clarence Webster (1863-1950), historien, professeur et éminent chirurgien, ont tous la vie Culturelle de leurs compatriotes, en particulier des Acadiens, dont le premier journal, Le Moniteur Acadien, fondé à Shediac en 1867 par Israël Landry, fut dirigé pendant un demi-siècle par Ferdinand Robidoux (1849-1921) et servit fidèlement les intérêts du peuples.
HM NumberHM1J06
Historical Period19th Century, 20th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 1st, 2015 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees46.21855000, -64.55531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 13.113', W 64° 33.319'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 13' 6.78" N, 64° 33' 19.14" W
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Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near NB-133, Shediac New Brunswick E4P 2A5, CA
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