Forgotten Acadians

Tor Bay Acadians Lived in Obscurity From the time of settlement in the late 1700s and early 1800s, to the early to mid 1900s, the Tor Bay Acadians were mostly a forgotten group. With the exception of some extended families residing on Isle Madame, Tracadie, Haver...

History/Genealogy Presentations

Presentations on genealogy and history have been a fixture to our Festival Savalette since its inception in 2005. This was decided after the great interest shown during the World Congress of Acadians the previous year. Notable presenters of these workshops are Steven...

Tamarin-Molasses Candy

Tamarin—Information and Recipe by Geneva Fougere Tamarin was to traditional Acadian families, what chocolate bars are to us today. Since money was very limited, and used solely to purchase the staples for family meals and other necessities, treats had to be made if...

Parc de Nos Ancêtres

This park concept is the creation of la Société des Acadiens de la Région de Tor Baie, after a community request to have a unique physical community reminder of our cultural reality and history. In an attempt to integrate history and geography, through the story of...