WE DID IT!!! The landscape of Grand Pré has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This website chronicles the history of the World Heritage bid.


Please visit for the official website for the Landscape of Grand Pré World Heritage Site.


English Dossier Now
Viewable Online

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Legacy Project

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Welcome to Nomination Grand Pré

What does Grand Pré mean to you?

To see a selection of video testimonials by local residents from Grand Pré and area, click here...

Stewardship board strategic plan

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Province pledges $2.5 Million to Landscape of Grand PrÉ World Heritage Trust

Kentville, Nova Scotia, November 14, 2011- The province of Nova Scotia today announced the creation of a $2.5 million contingent trust to help preserve and interpret the Landscape of Grand Pré upon successful inscription as a World Heritage Site. The announcement was made this morning by the Honourable Dave Wilson, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site in Grand Pré, Nova Scotia. Read More...

Videos from Announcement

Video: Grand PrÉ: One Land. Many Stories. A Shared Legacy

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Ceremony celebrating the completion of the UNESCO dossier

Nomination Grand PrÉ: The Next 18 Months

Nomination Grand PrÉ: The Next 18 Months
(en franÇais)



RecenT News



Upcoming Meetings & Events

Advisory Board

Please note the following meeting dates:

Meetings take place at 1:00pm at the Grand Pré National Historic Site.

Public Meeting - Horton Community Centre
  • March 29th
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
    A presentation and discussion on the status of the World Heritage proposal and the future management of the site

3rd Annual World Heritage Weekend Celebration:

  • April 13th
    Wolfville Historical Society Dinner ($35)
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Fountain Commons, Acadia University
    Dinner Speaker: Jenna Boon - Director, Joggins Fossil Institute
    Tickets: KingsRDA and Wolfville Historical Society members
  • April 14th
    World Heritage Symposium (Free)
    9:00am to 4:00pm
    A day of public talks on the sustainable development of heritage
    K.C. Irving Centre, Acadia University
  • April 15th
    Community Celebration (Free)
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Food, entertainment and exhibits for the whole family
    Grand Pré National Historic Site