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The United Empire Loyalists of Remsheg; refugees from the American Revolution.

 
Painting by Barbara Clark of the Loyalist refugee arrival at Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia,July 1783
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21st Century Wallace,Cumberland County, Nova Scotia,  formerly called Remsheg
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The story of when, where and how the Loyalists camed to Remsheg.
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Mi'kmaq village. Painting by Barbara Clark showing daily life at Remsheg before the Europeans.
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The name Remsheg, a Mi'kmaq name for place between.
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Map of Acadian homesites in Cumberland County previous to Expulsion 1755.  Drawn by Captain Lewis
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Monument on site of Fort Lawrence. British Fort before the local French Fort became Fort Cumberland
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Rich Remsheg soil with still visable remnants of a 17OOs Acadian Dyke to help improve drainage
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Rich soil, worked by Acadians before 1755, provided great lands for farmers of the Remsheg Grant.
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The rich soil in the Bay area has created a great habitate for wild life
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Before the Revolution many of the future loyalists lived with and were friends with future Patriots
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A copy of a land map 1766 in the Horseneck, West New Jersey, area. Shows homes of several Loyalists
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The famous Boston Tea Party, an 1773 protest by colonists against new government imposed tax rules
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Loyalist Brigades in Battle
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Col. James Delancy commander of Delancy's Brigade, British supporting security force in Westchester
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Isaac Dotton's Ceremonial Sword. Loyalist Period. Member of Sam Drake's Dutchess County Militia.
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Hand grip and scabbard of Dotten Sword
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Painting of the signing of the Treaty of Paris show the animosity between the British and Americans
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