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

 
Petition recorded in New York, July 1783 asking for additional support from the British Government
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Prime Minister of England, Lord Shelburne II, 1782, during the Loyalist settlement, after Lord North
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Ships leaving New York Harbour, June 6th, 1783. Destined for Fort Cumberland on the Bay of Fundy
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Convoy of Loyalist Ships leaving, New York before they were forced to by the Treaty of Paris
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Head of the Bay of Fundy viewing South from Fort Cumberland.  Landing site of the Loyalist Refugees
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Chart of the Head of the Bay Fundy, at Fort Cumberland, done by Morris, circa1755
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An early illustration of Fort Cumberland found  on a eighteenth Century map. Circa 1755
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Loyalist encampment, reinactors with tents and camp followers
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Government Issue Sickle. One of many tools given to the Loyalist settlers by the British Government.
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Manufacturer's name stamped into the grain sickle recorded as being given to a Loyalist settler
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Part of Loyalist Jacob Neal's grant property #75
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Rich earth found in most of the Remsheg Grant. Visible due to shoreline erosion around Wallace Bay
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There were trees growing to the shore when the United Empire Loyalists arrived in Remsheg.
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Chart showing one of the ways, by vessel, the loyalists traveled to Remsheg for the first time, 1784
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Remsheg (Wallace Harbour) viewing west into the Bay.  Part of property granted Daniel Pugsley
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The west end of  Wallace Bay, part of a 500 acre grant to Capt s, Moses Knapp and Samuel Kipp
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Marsh area of Loyalist Gilbert Totten's 500 acre Grant in present day Wallace Bay North.
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Pathway through the forest
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