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History of Morell

Morell was named for Jean Francois Morel from St. Malo, France who settled the area in 1720-1721. Previously the area was inhabited by a tribe known as the “Shell Fish Eaters”, followed by the Mi’kmaq who named the local river Pogooseemkekseboo (clam ground river). The first church was built in 1752, and in 1753 Father […]