The Acadian Exiles – Unwelcome in Pennsylvania


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The Acadians, or Neutral French, were expelled from Nova Scotia and distributed to other British colonies all along the east coast. One of these groups was landed in Pennsylvania, and the following account of them was written by Philip H. Smith in Acadia, a Lost Chapter in American History (Pawling, N.Y., 1884). I have made only minor edits to Smith’s writing. The quotations are all as-found, including what would otherwise be unacceptable language regarding the French, Natives, Catholics and others.

Acadians at Annapolis Royal from Wikipedia

By Samuel Scott, 1751, the earliest known image of Acadians


The Acadian Exiles – Unwelcome in Pennsylvania

On the 19th and 20th of November, 1755, three vessels appeared in the Delaware, and dropped anchor below Philadelphia. They were the Hannah, the Three Friends, and the Swan—the same vessels that, over two months…

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