Thursday, December 12, 2013

Fact of the Day: Acadia

While Maine is a U.S. state, the land was once ruled by the French. Along with parts of modern day Canada, it was a colony of New France called Acadia. 

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  1. Heh, New France, what a silly name.

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    1. makes as much sense as New England

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  2. I didn't know that.

    Have a great day!

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  3. I didn't realize that Maine was part of L'Acadie!

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  4. And that state later went on to become the GMC Acadia crossover SUV. Or something like that. Right?

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  5. This sounds completely new to me. Kisses:)

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  7. Acadia sounds a lot cooler than Maine

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  8. Great fact, Adam. I went to Maine (Old Orchard Beach) with my cousin, aunt and mother when I was 9 years old.

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  9. I'm glad they speak English there or I'd probably never visit.

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  10. This is very interesting because we've been to the beautiful Acadia National park.

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