Aerial view of the dykelands

Landscape of Grand Pré2012

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

First developed by the Acadians in the 1680s, the dykelands, fields and villages on the hills were then taken over and enlarged by descendants of the Planters of New England, then by immigrants, including English and Scots, in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the Dutch, after World War II.


  • Title: Aerial view of the dykelands
  • Creator: Landscape of Grand Pré
  • Date Created: 2012
  • Location Created: Canada
  • Rights: Jamie Robertson
  • Location: Canada
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (v)(vi)
  • Date of Inscription: 2012
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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