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Acadian Landing and Tante Blanche
Home to the Madawaska Historical Society, this site was the first museum in the St. John Valley.
Tante BLanche Museum
In 1970 the Madawaska Historical Society created the first museum to house artifacts in the St. John Valley.
Poster and photograph of Louis Cyr, from the Tante Blanche Museum Complex.
Farming implements on display at the Tante Blanche Museum Complex
Acadian Landing Cross
This marble cross represents the first cross erected in 1785 by the first Acadians settlers.
Statue of Acadian woman
Statue of Acadian man.
Spinning Wheel and Weaving Loom
Spinning wheel and weaving loom used by early Acadians.