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--January 19, 2018. 1) c 2) a 3) b 4) d 5) a 6) c 7) c 8) b 9) c 10) a
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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
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--December 11, 2017. As the saying goes, everyone loves a parade. Whether you're in one, or watching one from the sidelines, there's nothing quite like the sight and sound of marchers, horses, brass bands and drummers... The following quiz will test your knowledge of parades and the towns they have taken place in around the Eastern Townships over the past century and a half.
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--November 29, 2017. The nominations are now open for the 2018 Marion Phelps Award and the 2018 Richard Evans Award. To view the nominating criteria or to download the forms, please click here! Please note that the deadline to make submissions is March 31, 2018.
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--November 9, 2017. 1) b 2) a 3) c 4) c 5) b 6) c 7) d 8) c 9) a 10) a
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--November 9, 2017. 1) The Magog River powered several large factories in Sherbrooke. What was this one called? a) Kayser Silk b) The Paton Mill c) Dominion Textile d) None of the above
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--November 9, 2017. 1) d 2) d 3) b 4) a 5) b 6) a (after Josiah Sawyer) 7) c 8) a 9) d (and the river was the Coaticook River) 10) c (after Gilbert Hyatt)
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--November 9, 2017. 1) This village, located in Orford Township and home to a sawmill, was the scene of a fair amount of logging activity in the late 1800s? What was it called? a) Saint-Élie-d'Orford b) Deauville c) Rock Forest d) Cherry River
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1st Annual QAHN Heritage Fair, Eaton Corner Museum (October 13, 2017) Photo - M. Farfan
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QAHN Director JoAnn Oberg-Muller (centre) received an Outstanding Townshipper Award from Townshippers' Association at the Piggery in North Hatley this evening. JoAnn was cheered on by fellow QAHN-ers (left to right) Terry Loucks; Jody Robinson; Marion Greenlay; Heather Darch; Grant Myers; and nominator Matthew Farfan.
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Memphremagog from Owl's Head (1897). This glass slide (magic lantern slide) was taken in 1897 by E. S. Jones, Official Photographer of the Boston & Maine Railroad, Boston. Photo - M. Farfan Collection
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Memphremagog from Owl's Head (1897). This glass slide (magic lantern slide) was taken in 1897 by E. S. Jones, Official Photographer of the Boston & Maine Railroad, Boston. Photo - M. Farfan Collection
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Lake Massawippi (1897). This glass slide (magic lantern slide) was taken in 1897 by E. S. Jones, Official Photographer of the Boston & Maine Railroad, Boston. Photo - M. Farfan Collection
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Lake Massawippi (1897). This glass slide (magic lantern slide) was taken in 1897 by E. S. Jones, Official Photographer of the Boston & Maine Railroad, Boston. Photo - M. Farfan Collection
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Lake Massawippi (1897). This glass slide (magic lantern slide) was taken in 1897 by E. S. Jones, Official Photographer of the Boston & Maine Railroad, Boston. Photo - M. Farfan Collection
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Black River, Lake Memphremagog (1897). This glass slide (magic lantern slide) was taken in 1897 by E. S. Jones, Official Photographer of the Boston & Maine Railroad, Boston. Photo - M. Farfan Collection