A few days ago when I visited Grand Pré... I was too involved with the history being told by the commemorative site there that I completely forgot that if the location is a UNESCO World Heritage Site wasn't for that reason. In the official documentation of the UNESCO, they do mention the deportation of the Acadians... but what was recognized is the landscape.
All that plain of Grand Pré is usually
under the water when the tide rises, forming a large marshland. But
the first settlers, created a system of dykes to protect their fields
and be able to cultivate them. That site is known as the best
remaining example of the adaptation of settlers to the conditions in