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title The Miscouche Convention, 1884
creator Arsenault, Georges
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description X he second National Acadian Convention, held in Miscouche in August, 1884, was termed "the event of the season" by the Summerside Jour- nal. It was indeed a grand occasion for a small community of 700 people. A few hundred delegates from various parts of the Maritimes met for three days to dis- cuss the development of the Acadian people, and listen to a number of Aca- dian leaders. The general public also participated and on Friday, August 15, at the peak of the convention, there were about 5,000 people in attendance.
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1984
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-198
source 15
language en_US
rights Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.

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title The Miscouche Convention, 1884
creator Arsenault, Georges
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description X he second National Acadian Convention, held in Miscouche in August, 1884, was termed "the event of the season" by the Summerside Jour- nal. It was indeed a grand occasion for a small community of 700 people. A few hundred delegates from various parts of the Maritimes met for three days to dis- cuss the development of the Acadian people, and listen to a number of Aca- dian leaders. The general public also participated and on Friday, August 15, at the peak of the convention, there were about 5,000 people in attendance.
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1984
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-198
source 15
language en_US
rights Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.