MEMORIAL ATTRACTIONS

  • memorial-attractions-the-mural

    “The Arrival of the Acadians in Louisiana” by Robert Dafford, measures 12 x 30 feet and is part of an interactive online feature you don’t want to miss.

  • memorial-attractions-the-wall-of-names

    Our Wall of Names lists approximately 3000 Acadian refugees from early Louisiana records. Names are engraved on twelve bronze plaques and framed in granite.

  • memorial-attractions-the-eternal-flame

    Our Eternal Flame symbolizes the ability of a culture to rekindle itself despite great hardship. The flame rises from the center of a polished granite oval in the Acadian Memorial garden.

  • memorial-attractions-the-deportation-cross

    Our replica of the Grand-Pré Deportation Cross marks the site of embarkation of over 2,000 Acadian farmers and tradesmen and their families in 1755.

  • memorial-attractions-coat-of-arms-mosaic

    Mosaics of Acadian Family Coats of Arms, comprised of broken tiles that come together as a work of art, symbolize the families separated by exile and reunited in Louisiana.

  • memorial-attractions-the-museum

    The Museum of the Acadian Memorial features interactive exhibits, the Acadian Odyssey Quilt and images from the Claude Picard Deportation Series.

  • memorial-attractions-acadian-odyssey

    This commemorative quilt depicts the saga of the Acadians in their odyssey from Novia Scotia to Louisiana.




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