Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site in Louisiana
Louisiana Public Broadcasting presents this video about the Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site in St. Martinville–a place to learn about the Acadian/Creole way of life. This may help you to put Longfellow’s poem Evangeline in context.
Although the original video of the Longfellow Evangeline site is no longer available, here is a portion of a documentary on the site:
Dr. Timothy Bartel’s videos about Evangeline as a heroine may also help you understand this poem: