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Exile Destination: Martinique
One of the ships (heading for New York) carrying Acadian exiles was blown off course and landed on Antigua. The Acadians were sent to St. Kitts, where they stayed from January 25, 1756 to April 1, 1756. They were then sent to the Dutch colony of St. Eustache, where they continued to live in poverty. When Governor Windt asked the French colony of Martinique for help, it resulted in 28 Acadians moving to that island. Although the Acadians requested transport to Quebec or Cape Breton Island, it seems as though they were forced to remain on the island. 
The 1755 Exile
The 1758 Exile
The "End" of the Exile
Exile Destinations
England | Quebec | New Brunswick | Prince Edward Island | Nova Scotia | France
St. Domingue | Martinique | French Guiana | Falkland Islands | St. Pierre & Miquelon | Louisiana
American Colonies
Connecticut | Georgia | Maryland | Massachusetts | New York | Pennsylvania | South Carolina
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