Extensive tracts of good arable land exist in many parts of the Acadian region.
The scenes of the recurrent wars were mostly distant from Massachusetts proper, either in Maine or on Canadian or Acadian territory, although some savage inroads of the Indians were now and then made on the exposed frontier towns, as, for instance, upon Deerfield in 1704 and upon Haverhill in 1708.
In 1755 the British took the stern step of deporting the Acadian French from Nova Scotia.
They are largely of Acadian stock.
Here we find a variety of habitats including salt marsh, Acadian and red spruce forest and tidal mudflats.