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

 
Dotten Cemetery, from Highway and Loyalist Monument in Fanningboro.
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Searching through cemeteries for Loyalist ancestors.
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Loyalist graves in St. John's United Church Cemetery, Wallace
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Monument for Loyalist Samuel Heather
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Loyalist monument, family of John Betts. Born in Quebec on way to settle in Remsheg, 1779
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Caleb Horton, from White plains New York. One of the first settlers to claim a grant at Remsheg.1783
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Monument of Thomas Huestis. Born in New York State, 1759, died Wallace, 1853, at 93 years of age
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Monument for Andrew Forshner, Loyalist hero, settled in Wallace Bay on lot 97 of the Remsheg Grant
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Abigail Akerly, wife of Benjamin Betts monument found in farmer's field, Wallace River
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United Empire Loyalist refugee landing site at Fort Cumberland, on the Bay of Fundy, June 1783
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Members of a re-inactment group celebrating the arrival of the United Empire Loyalists
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The United Empire Loyalist of Remsheg and Westchester.
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Refugees leaving New York
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Remsheg was originally populated by native Mi'kmaq and then French settlers came after 1689
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Costumed reenactors crossing a bridge at the Wallace and Area Museum 2007
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Loyalist claim submitted to government for loss during the American Revolution.
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Hand drawn map of Fanningboro, created by surveyor Charles Baker 1783
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Property in Blue shows the extent of the 20,000 acre property in the Remsheg Grant
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