Henri Membertou (d. 1611). Chief of the Micmac Indians and ally of the French, he was the first Indian to be baptized in New France. He died at Port Royal in Acadie (present-day Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia).

Henri Membertou (d. Chief of the Micmac Indians and ally of the French, he was the first Indian to be baptized in New France. He died at Port Royal in Acadie (present-day Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia).

Enter through the rounded doorway of Port Royal and find yourself transported back 400 years to Champlain’s time.

Enter through the rounded doorway of Port Royal and find yourself transported back 400 years to Champlain’s time.

Port-Royal National Historic Site of Canada; site of first permanent European settlement north of Florida; on way to Digby

Port-Royal National Historic Site, Port Royal, NS: This national historic site features a reconstruction of early century buildings representing the former colony of the French who settled for a time along the Nova Scotia coast.

Kitchen, Port-Royal Habitation, Nova Scotia (by cphoffman42)

Kitchen, Port-Royal Habitation, Nova Scotia (by

Champlain's 1613 Map of His Settlement at Port Royal, Now Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada Giclee Print

Champlain's 1613 Map of His Settlement at Port Royal, Now Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

Champlain's 1613 Map of His Settlement at Port Royal, Now Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada Giclee Print

Interior of the fort at Port Royal, Acadia.  http://emptynestancestry.com/2012/07/15/there-were-costs-and-benefits-to-conducting-family-tree-research-before-we-had-the-internet/# #Acadia #Acadians #Port Royal #Nova Scotia

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 1 Jun 2017.

Interior of the fort at Port Royal, Acadia. http://emptynestancestry.com/2012/07/15/there-were-costs-and-benefits-to-conducting-family-tree-research-before-we-had-the-internet/# #Acadia #Acadians #Port Royal #Nova Scotia

apothecary at the Port Royale settlement in Nova Scotia. Settled in 1605. This is what Louis Hebert's quarters would have looked like (For more on author #Sharon Desruisseaux, check out www.sharondnovels.com and on Facebook and Tumblr as sharondnovels, you can find her on twitter @Sharon Macdonald Dayan and on Goodreads too!) Happy Reading! :)

apothecary at the Port Royale settlement in Nova Scotia. Settled in 1605. This is what Louis Hebert's quarters would have looked like (For more on author #Sharon Desruisseaux, check out www.sharondnovels.com and on Facebook and Tumblr as sharondnovels, you can find her on twitter @Sharon Macdonald Dayan and on Goodreads too!) Happy Reading! :)

Picture of the Port Royal historic site in Nova Scotia, Canada

Picture of Port Royal Historic Site Nova Scotia

Port Royal, Habitation, 1605. Second-Oldest European settlement in North America. Near Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

Port Royal, Habitation, Second-Oldest European settlement in North America. Near Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

1605-2005 Port Royal Stamp

2005 Canada Post - Port-Royal: The anniversary of the founding of Port-Royal is recognized in this distinctive domestic rate stamp, the second in a series dedicated to French settlement in Canada.

Port Royal National Historic Site of Canada, Nova Scotia (by Andrefoto via Flickr)

Port Royal National Historic Site of Canada, Nova Scotia (by Andrefoto via Flickr)

Entrance to Port Royal in Nova Scotia, Canada-by Dennis Jarvis

Entrance to Port Royal in Nova Scotia, Canada-by Dennis Jarvis

Box 659, AnnaPolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada B0S 1A0

Box 659, AnnaPolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada B0S 1A0

Mi'kmaq baptized by French at Port Royal

Baptism of Indians at Port Royal, SC - 1876

Some wooden shoes known as sabots

Some wooden shoes known as sabots

A beaver skin hat

A beaver skin hat

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