Plotting Evangeline's Wanderings on a 1763 Map
You can click on the markers to read how the poem describes the various parts of North America it moves through...

GRAN-PRE THE BROAD AND SWIFT MISSISSIPPI BASIL'S NEW WORLD AT THE BASE OF THE OZARK MOUNTAINS THE DEPTHS OF THE MICHIGAN FORESTS THE CROWDED LANES OF THE CITY 1763 is the year the British exiled the Acadians from their homes. But the poem moves in time as well as space. It ends after 1793 (the year of the plague in Philadelphia). To see how the map changes during that time, CLICK HERE

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