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Longfellow's poem "Evangeline" tells the story of the Acadians driven from their Louisiana homes.

Evangeline Part One by Longfellow

Evangeline, Part One A Tale of Acadie by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This story poem is based on the story of the Acadians’ expulsion from their homeland. The Maine Historical Society provides a helpful summary of...

Evangeline searched despondently for Gabriel after they were separated on their wedding day.

Evangeline Part Two by Longfellow

Evangeline, Part Two A Tale of Acadie by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow PART THE SECOND. I. MANY a weary year had passed since the burning of Grand-Pré, When on the falling tide the freighted vessels...