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  Acadia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Acadia (in French Acadie) was the name given by the French to a colonial territory in northeastern North America that included parts of eastern Quebec, the Maritime provinces, and modern-day New England, stretching as far south as Philadelphia.
It was recaptured in the course of Queen Anne's War and its conquest confirmed in the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713.
The origin of the name Acadia is credited to the explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano (1480–1527), who had the Greek term "Arcadie", meaning land of plenty, written on the entire Atlantic coast north of Virginia on his sixteenth century map.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Acadia   (779 words)

 Acadia National Park, Maine | GORP
Acadia's largest island, Mount Desert Island, encompasses a stunning range of geological diversity, including rocky Atlantic shoreline, lush forests of spruce and fir, dozens of lakes and ponds, and rugged granite hills boasting panoramic views of the ocean.
Acadia is an extraordinary corner of the country for outdoor lovers of every stripe, a place where the kids will never have time to be bored or wonder what they're missing back home on television.
Acadia is a world of fresh and salt water, mountains and beaches, forests and meadows, a relatively small place crawling with an amazing variety of wildlife.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_park/me_acadi.htm   (823 words)

Acadia is a land deeply imbued with history.
Acadia is a territory which has been historically inhabited (see ACADIA, HISTORY OF) and which, in turn, has shaped the culture of its inhabitants.
Acadia's participation in Canada's nation-building process has not been as influential as that of Central Canada, but Acadians have kept the francophone minority agenda alive.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0000019   (603 words)

 The Directory of Canadian Universities - Acadia University
Acadia’s commitment to innovation is evident across the disciplines, and through the integration of notebook computers into the undergraduate curriculum.
Acadia Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries: Through the admissions process, all students are assessed for their eligibility for entrance scholarships provided they apply for admission by March 1.
Acadia Excellence Scholarships: These scholarships are awarded based on admissions information (97-100, $7,700 plus a free single room in residence; 92-96.9, $5,000 plus a free single room in residence; 88-91.9, $3,000 plus a free single room in residence; 85-87.9, $2000).
www.aucc.ca /can_uni/our_universities/acadia_e.html   (762 words)

 About the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Acadia was launched in 1913 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England at the yards of Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. She was the first vessel specifically designed and built to survey Canada's northern waters, and her career took her from the dangerous, ice-infested waters of Hudson's Bay to Nova Scotia's South Shore.
Acadia was recommissioned as a warship in 1939 serving first as a patrol vessel and later as a training ship until the war's end in 1945.
So strongly built was Acadia's ice-strengthened hull, that she was often employed as an auxiliary ice breaker in her early years, something for which she was not really designed and which gave her masters and crew an occasional nervous moment.
museum.gov.ns.ca /mma/atoz/acadia.html   (1061 words)

 Home Page
Acadia Parish Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Recorder of mortgages and conveyances.
The Parish of Acadia was created in the year 1887 and the Clerk of Court has every record filed since the creation of the Parish.
At the time of the election to form Acadia Parish, it appeared to be a foregone conclusion that Rayne would be the new parish seat.
www.acadiaparishclerk.com   (1209 words)

 Maps of Acadia National Park
Acadia, established in 1919, was the first national park east of the Mississippi River.
The National Park Service began publishing guides to Acadia National Park and its vicinity to aid visitors in exploring the roads, trails, and coastal areas of the park with information that was either unavailable or was difficult to see on the USGS maps.
Acadia is one of the most frequently visited and beloved of our national parks.
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The precise location and extent of Acadia was a subject of constant dispute and consequent warfare between the French and English colonists of America for more than one hundred and fifty years.
When Henry IV of France granted to the Sieur de Monts the territory of "La Cadie", as it was called, it was "to cultivate, to cause to be peopled, and to search for gold and silver mines from the 46th to the 40th degree N. lat.
According to Richard in his "Acadia" (II, 342), there are no fewer than 270,000 descendants of the Acadians living today; 130,000 in the Maritime Provinces, 100,000 in French Canada, and 40,000 in Louisiana.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01090a.htm   (1564 words)

 Acadia Parish Library - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Acadia Parish Library was established by action of the Acadia Parish Police Jury at its October, 1944 meeting.
On February 8, 1975, citizens of Acadia Parish voted yes to a tax to build new library facilities and to raise the millage for maintenance and operation of the library system.
The Acadia Parish Library strives to serve the residents of Acadia Parish.
www.acadia.lib.la.us /status.htm   (534 words)

 Acadia Pharmaceuticals > Terms of Use
ACADIA will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless we obtain your permission to use your name or we are required to do so by law.
ACADIA is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ACADIA of the linked Web site or any association with its operators.
ACADIA's names and logos referenced on the Web site are trademarks of ACADIA in the United States and other countries and may not be used in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or in any manner that disparages or discredits ACADIA.
www.acadia-pharm.com /terms/index.htm   (1145 words)

 Bar Harbor, Maine & Acadia Entertainment & Activities
Beginning in downtown Bar Harbor and finishing in the fishing village of Southwest Harbor, the footrace is open to runners and walkers alike featuring the beauty of Acadia National Park and expert coordination from a dedicated and professional race committee.
She was an Acadia National Park artist-in-residence and her work is included in many private and corporate collections.
Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School has been AMGA accredited since 1993 and offers state of the art instruction, seeking to develop and share cutting edge ideas on a continual basis.
www.acadiamagic.com /other.html   (2008 words)

 Acadia Pharmaceuticals > Investors > Press Release
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company utilizing innovative technology to fuel drug discovery and clinical development of novel treatments for CNS disorders.
ACADIA currently has four drug programs in clinical development as well as a portfolio of preclinical and discovery assets directed at large unmet medical needs, including schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, neuropathic pain, and glaucoma.
ACADIA's corporate headquarters is located in San Diego, California and it maintains research and development operations in both San Diego and Scandinavia.
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 Visit Acadia National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Acadia National Park (A.K.A. Acadia) probably stems from a name given to the area by the explorer, Giovanni Verrazano, when he sailed by in 1524.
Acadia National Park has 45 miles of carriage roads and portions of paved motor roads are suitable for bicycle riding.
Acadia National Park offers a variety of fine climbs on small cliffs created during the last continental glaciation.
www.camping-and-national-parks.com /Acadia-National-Park.html   (1441 words)

 Acadia Properties
Acadia Properties forms limited liability corporations with individuals to acquire buildings with above average returns over a medium to long term hold period.
Acadia buys properties with qualities that will always be in high demand, which is often a matter of superior location.
Acadia also buys properties with the potential to add value, or properties in rapidly emerging locations.
www.acadia-properties.com   (99 words)

Acadia staat klaar om uw medewerkers te ondersteunen in aanschaf en gebruik van hardware, pakketsoftware, beveiliging en communicatie
Acadia is uw totaalleverancier voor systemen op het gebied van:
Acadia levert alleen maatwerk, toegespitst op uw specifieke wensen.
www.acadia.nl   (165 words)

 DownEast Acadia Regional Tourism
If “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, DownEast and Acadia is in the hearts and minds of its visitors and the people who live here.
Of course, there is Acadia National Park with its 100 miles of hiking trails, 50 miles of groomed carriage trails, and a 27 mile paved Park loop road.
Acadia is one of the most accessible parks in the nation.
www.downeastregion.com   (938 words)

 Acadia National Park - Home (U.S. National Park Service)
Places to Go Acadia National Park and the surrounding area are full of scenic and historic destinations.
Summer temperatures vary from 45º F to 85º F, spring and fall temperatures from 30º F to 70º F. You may encounter rain and fog at any time, and snow and ice are common in the winter.
The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website.
www.nps.gov /acad   (287 words)

 Acadia Partners for Science and Learning ::
Acadia Partners for Science and Learning is pleased to announce the publication of a new article by Sarah Nelson, an associate scientist with the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research.
She has worked as a member of a team of scientists who have been constructing a “mercury budget,” so that we can understand where the mercury comes from, where it is stored, and how it moves into the watershed and into plants and animals in the Park.
Acadia Partners for Science and Learning, serving as the non-profit partner supporting the Schoodic Education and Research Center, was among three organizations honored with a $10,000 grant from the Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation this past Friday.
www.acadiapartners.org   (1176 words)

Acadia: A Land without Boundaries To some, Acadia is a remote corner of New Brunswick, to others, a historic area of Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley.
Although it is not shown on modern maps, Acadia occupies a special place in the hearts and minds of more than a quarter of a million people who proudly proclaim their Acadian heritage with a flag, an anthem, and a national day.
Acadia National Park is in the state of Maine, east of the mouth of the Penobscot River.
members.tripod.com /~CAJUNMAE/index.2-html   (4317 words)

 Investment Advisors. Stock Valuation Model at Acadia Advisors.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Acadia provides analytical software to institutional investors to compare and contrast securities in the S&P 500 using fundamental data.
Acadia acts as the investment advisor to the Acadia Fund, L.P., a private limited partnership.
The Acadia Fund, L.P. is closed to new investors.
www.acadiaadvisors.com   (179 words)

 Welcome to Acadia University :: Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Anyone can contribute to Team Acadia with donations at mealexchange.com For every $1 donated, local agencies can purchase approximately $8 worth of food for those in need.
Prospective students and parents are invited to enjoy guided campus tours, information sessions on academic programs, a complimentary lunch, and an opportunity to meet with Acadia students, faculty, and staff.
Dylan Salmon and Sharon Churchill are just two of the many Acadia students and staff presenting the British farce, ‘Charley’s Aunt’, at the Manning Memorial Chapel October 19-21 and 26-28 at 8 p.m.
www.acadiau.ca   (230 words)

 Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn, Maine Bed and Breakfast Inn five minutes from Acadia National Park at Schoodic ideal ...
The buildings of Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn stand on 200 acres at the head of Sand Cove five minutes from the spectacular Acadia National Park at Schoodic a perfect place for your Maine vacation and a special romantic getaway.
At Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Bed and Breakfast Inn your hosts, Sonja Sundaram and Ben Walter, have two very specific goals: to ensure that you have an extraordinary experience staying at their historic Maine inn and to introduce you to their ever-growing 200 acre nature preserve.
Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Bed and Breakfast Inn is the perfect setting for your vacation, wedding reception, honeymoon, reunion, executive meeting or small conference.
www.oceaninn.com   (788 words)

 Calgary Board of Education - Schools and Areas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Acadia Elementary School is located in the southeast community of Acadia.
At Acadia School, our purpose is to provide learning opportunities where students, teachers and parents share the responsibility and the rewards, benefits and advantages of learning.
At Acadia School, we create a learning community where wonder, imagination and goodness are honoured through intellectual pursuits.
www.cbe.ab.ca /schools/view.asp?id=128   (322 words)

 Acadian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although Acadians and Quebecers are both francophone Canadians, Acadia was founded four years prior to the founding of Quebec and in a geographically separate area.
Acadia was passed repeatedly from one side to the other, and the Acadians learned to survive through an attitude of studied neutrality, refusing to take up arms for either side, and thus came to be referred to as the "French neutrals."
In the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, France ceded that portion of Acadia which is now Nova Scotia (minus Cape Breton Island) to the British for the last time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Acadian   (1261 words)

Acadia is a folk rock band based around the songs of Bryan Parker.
The songs are often stories about fictional or semi-fictional people that Parker fails to use as examples for morality or meaning, leaving the interpretation of purpose to the listener.
The name Acadia comes from the street on which Parker's grandmother resides in East Texas in an area near his hometown of Longview.
www.myspace.com /acadiamusic   (440 words)

 Acadia Parish Sheriff's Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for employment.
It is the mission of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office to be responsive to the calls for services from its citizens regardless of the nature of the call or the standing of the caller.
It is also the mission of this Office to be fiscally responsible, to keep its citizens abreast of matters affecting their safety, cooperating with the media, continuing education of deputies, implementation of modern technology, and cooperation with local, state and federal agencies in matters of mutual interest.
www.apso.org   (166 words)

 Acadia National Park Bar Harbor Maine
Acadia National Park, Maine, is a favorite family vacation destination for good reason.
As a result, Acadia National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the United States.
Bar Harbor, Maine and Acadia National Park is often the starting and ending point of an unforgettable Maine vacation.
www.acadiamagic.com   (152 words)

Nominations are invited for ACADIA's President, steering committee, and IJAC Editorial Board members.
ACADIA introduces a new publication to provide timely information about the organization and recent work.
ACADIA is dedicated to the promotion of communication and critical thinking regarding the use of computers in architecture, planning and building science.
www.acadia.org   (235 words)

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