Pointe-Aux-Vieux Excavation Begins

Pointe-Aux-Vieux Site, June 2010

The excavation at Pointe-Aux-Vieux, in Low Point, Prince County has commenced. The site is in a beautiful location overlooking the shores of Malpeque Bay and Lennox Island.

The first excavation of this early Acadian farm site began in June 2009 when excavations revealed part of a stone foundation, fireplace or what was likely an outdoor oven, complete with charcoal and cultural remains.

It will be a very busy two weeks, but I will try to keep this space up-to-date. So stay tuned for details of the excavation and lots of photos and video!

To check out media coverage of the excavation click on the Media button at the top of this page.


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