Combat of the/du Petitcodiac

Combat of the/du Petitcodiac (HM20GR)

Location: Hillsborough, New Brunswick E4H 2Y7 Albert County
Country: Canada
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N 45° 55.382', W 64° 38.734'

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Near this town on 3rd September 1755, a detachment of Major Frye's troops, sent from Fort Cumberland to destroy Acadian settlements on the river and compel the people to surrender for deportation, was defeated by a French force under Charles Deschamps de Boishébert.
Prés de cette ville, le 3 septembre 1755, un detachement des troupes du Major Frye, parti du Fort Cumberland pour detruire les éstablissements Acadiens sur la rivière et forcer le peuple à se soumettre à la déportation, fut défait par une troupe francaise commandée par Charles Deschamps de Boishébert.
HM NumberHM20GR
Year Placed1929
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 372403 N 5086812
Decimal Degrees45.92303333, -64.64556667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 55.382', W 64° 38.734'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 55' 22.92" N, 64° 38' 44.04" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2848 Main St, Hillsborough New Brunswick E4H 2Y7, CA
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