|During the mid 18th century struggle between
the Acadiens and British, a French fort was constructed at a cove
located in a place known today as French Fort Cove (Northumberland
County, New Brunswick).
Acadiens were transported to this location to help fend off the
British. Among these Acadiens was a nun known as Sister Marie.
Sister Marie was born in France and requested of her superiors that
she be sent to "Canada" to help the Acadiens. Sister
Marie was devoted to the care of the ill and despaired.
Sister Marie was in care of a fund that was set up to assist the
needs of the families. It is said that she buried the money for
Late one night, while returning from assisting a very ill person,
Sister Marie was attacked by an unknown person(s) demanding that she
reveal the the location of the buried money. Her unwillingness to
cooperate with the attackers resulted in Sister Marie being beaten which
ended with her head being severed from her body. The head was
Sister Maries body was returned to France but her spirit remained,
unabled to rest until her head was buried with her body.
Late night visitors to this area have been approached by Sister
Maries spirit asking them to help find her head. Others have said
that she found her head and carries it in her arms asking them to bury
it with her body.
If you do not believe that this is true, then visit the area, at
..but do not go alone.