Acadian Museum presentation offers info on how to date an old house


Published on May 19, 2017

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MISCOUCHE – Bernard LeBlanc, a specialist in Acadian domestic architecture, will give a presentation in French at the Acadian Museum, in Miscouche, on Sunday, at 2 p.m.

In his illustrated talk, he will explain how to go about establishing the date of an old house.

LeBlanc, curator at the University of Moncton Acadian Museum, has been doing research on Acadian homes for over 40 years.

The Acadian Museum in Miscouche.
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Admission to the May 21 presentation is free, an activity organized by the Sister Antoinette DesRoches Historical Committee.

For more information, contact Georges Arsenault at 902-566-5067.