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QAHN's 2nd Annual Eastern Townships Heritage Fair, Melbourne, October 20, 2018. Keith Wilcox, President of the Georgeville Historical Society, with a prized artefact. Photo - M. Farfan
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L to R: QAHN Project director Dwane Wilkin; MP and federal International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau; QAHN ED Matthew Farfan.
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QAHN's own Terry Loucks (centre, holding sign) hosted the inauguration of Quebec's first National Healing Forest, on his property in Fitch Bay. Photo - courtesy.
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Sponsored and organized by the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN).
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--September 6, 2018. 1) c 2) a 3) a 4) a 5) c 6) a 7) b 8) c 9) b 10) d
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--September 6, 2018. 1) c 2) a 3) a 4) c 5) c 6) a 7) b 8) d 9) b 10) d
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--September 6, 2018. The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a huge railway boom across the Eastern Townships. It was driven by the need to access raw materials, a desire for quick transportation, the growth of industry, and a mania to build more and more branch lines. Literally dozens of railway companies competed for territory and markets.
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--September 6, 2018. The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a huge railway boom across the Eastern Townships. It was driven by the need to access raw materials, a desire for quick transportation, the growth of industry, and a mania to build more and more branch lines. Literally dozens of railway companies competed for territory and markets.
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Alexander Reford of the Reford Gardens in Grand-Métis, was the guest speaker at QAHN's final event of its Spring "Heritage Talk" series, held at the Colby-Curtis Museum in Stanstead, Quebec on June 3. Photo - Renee Arshinoff.
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Q.A.H.N., the FHQ, and fellow Eastern Townships-based heritage organizations gathered today at Uplands Cultural & Heritage Centre in Lennoxville for their bi-annual meeting. (Photo - M. Farfan)
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As part of the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network's ongoing "Heritage Talks" lecture series, guest speaker Grant Myers gave a well-attended talk on the spotted fever outbreak in the border regions of Quebec and New England at the beginning of the 19th century, at the Lennoxville-Ascot Historical & Museum Society (LAHMS), at Uplands Cultural & Heritage Centre in Lennoxville. Myers is the Vice President of QAHN. (Photo - MF)
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It was a full house for the fourth lecture in QAHN's ongoing "Heritage Talks" series. Nearly 60 participants joined QAHN and its partner the Missisquoi Museum at the Stanbridge East Community Centre to hear a talk by Frédéric Chounard and Charles Lussier called "Journey Down the Pike: Reflections on Missisquoi’s River Heritage."
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War profiteering at the Brome County Museum... the third conference in QAHN's ongoing "Heritage Talks" series. Photo - MF
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--January 19, 2018. The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a huge railway boom across the Eastern Townships. It was driven by the need to access raw materials, a desire for quick transportation, the growth of industry, and a mania to build more and more branch lines. Literally dozens of railway companies competed for territory and markets.
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Here is an opportunity to see or see again this exhibition presented in summer 2017! Courtesy of the Potton Heritage Association. Exhibition of photographs: "Tourism in Potton at the Turn of the 19th Century" From January 11th to 30th, 2018 Mansonville Public Library, Mansonville, Qc. Free Admission!
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QAHN / Townshippers Open House, Marguerite Knapp Building, Lennoxville. December 2017. Welcome wagon: Joanne and Big Ears! (Photo - MF)
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--December 12, 2017. 1) c 2) c 3) a 4) b 5) c 6) c 7) d 8) d 9) b 10) c
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--December 12, 2017. Before modern roads, traveling by water was often more efficient than traveling by land. Steamers of various sizes and capacities played an important role on a number of lakes in the Eastern Townships. They carried supplies and mail, and hauled logs to local sawmills. They also carried passengers -- more often than not guests at lakeside hotels, cottagers and excursionists.
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--December 11, 2017. 1) b 2) b 3) a 4) d 5) b 6) c 7) b 8) b 9) a 10) c