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--December 5, 2016. REVIEW: A Genuine But Unrecognized Hero -- George Harold (Harry) Baker 1877-1916, by Serge Wagner, Patrimoine Bolton Heritage, 2016.
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Join QAHN, together with other community organizations (The Townships Sun, Townshippers' Association, Mental Health Estrie, Townshippers' Foundation, the Lennoxville and District Women's Centre, and the Lennoxville Youth Centre) for our ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE. DATE: December 14, 2016 TIME: 5-7 p.m. PLACE: 257 Queen, Lennoxville (Sherbrooke), Qc. PARKING: in the rear of the building! There will be door prizes, live music, refreshments, and lots of good cheer!
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale teinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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Carte postale, peinte à la main / Hand-tinted postcard, 1900-1910.
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--November 18, 2016. 1) a 2) b 3) a 4) d 5) a 6) c 7) a 8) d 9) b 10) c
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--November 18, 2016. 1) Flooding took place in early fall, 1924. What town do we see here? a) Sherbrooke b) Magog c) Drummondville d) Granby
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--November 11, 2016. 1) c 2) d 3) b 4) a 5) b 6) b 7) c 8) c 9) b 10) a
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--November 11, 2016. 1) This early postcard, c.1910, shows a scene overlooking what village on what lake? a) North Hatley, Lake Massawippi b) Lac-Mégantic, Lake Megantic c) Georgeville, Lake Memphremagog d) Ayer's Cliff, Lake Massawippi
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Ancienne carte postale photographique, vers 1905. / Early photographic postcard, c.1905
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Carte postale, peinte à la main, vers 1908. Notez le tramway! / Hand-tinted postcard, c. 1908. Note the streetcar!
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--November 4, 2016. 1) d 2) c 3) d 4) c 5) b 6) c 7) c 8) a 9) a 10) b
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--November 4, 2016. 1) This photograph, c.1905, shows Main Street in which village, formally known as "the Flat"? a) North Hatley b) Coaticook c) Richmond d) Ayer's Cliff
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1) c. The former Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos is 2 km wide, 350 metres deep and about 6 square kilometres in area. 2) d. CANUSA Street, in Beebe, takes its name from the fact that houses on one side of the street are in Canada, while those on the other side are in the United States. 3) a. For years, Frelighsburg was named Slab City after the large quantities of "slabs" (slang for tree bark) found in the village that was once home to several sawmills.
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--October 22, 2016. 1) Where is the largest open-pit asbestos mine in the Western Hemisphere located? a) Thetford Mines b) Graniteville c) Asbestos d) Marbleton 2) Where is there a street named CANUSA? a) Potton b) Abercorn c) Sutton d) Beebe 3) Which village was once known as Slab City? a) Frelighsburg b) Pike River c) Cherry River d) Bury 4) Which village was once called Sucker City? a) Fitch Bay b) Cherry River c) Pike River d) Lennoxville
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1) b. The twelve-sided Walbridge Barn is unique in the world. 2) c. The Canada-U.S. border runs right through the Haskell Opera House. The stage is located on the Canadian side of the building, while most of the seats are in the U.S. The door to the opera house is in the United States, but Canadians don't need to go through customs! 3) d. Saint-Armand's Guthrie covered bridge is only 14.9 metres (45 feet), making it the province's smallest covered bridge. Built in 1845, it is also the oldest. 4) d. Eccles Hill, the site of the infamous Fenian Raid of 1870.
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--October 21, 2016. 1) What architectural landmark is the little village of Mystic most famous for? a) The former convent of the Ursuline Nuns b) A unique twelve-side barn c) Quebec's tallest cell tower d) All of the above 2) Where in the Townships can you perform on a stage to an audience sitting in another country? a) The Abercorn Theatre in Abercorn b) The Orford Arts Centre in Highwater c) The Haskell Opera House in Stanstead d) Nowhere, that's just crazy
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1. a) Racine, named after Antoine Racine, the first bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sherbrooke. 2. d) All of the above. 3. c) Magog Township was only created in 1849, from the eastern portion of Bolton and the western portion of Hatley townships. 4. c) Kingsey Falls. 5. b) Stanhope, which is located on the Quebec-Vermont border. 6. b) Sherbrooke. Charles Lennox, after whom both Lennoxville and Richmond are named, was the 4th Duke of Lennox, as well as the 4th Duke of Richmond!
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--October 21, 2016. 1. Which of the following towns is named after a Catholic cleric? a) Racine b) Bishopton c) Valcourt d) All of the above 2. Which of the following ski resorts is named after the township in which it is located? a) Orford b) Bromont c) Sutton d) All of the above e) None of the above 3. Which of the following was NOT one of the original Eastern Townships? a) Hatley b) Bolton c) Magog d) Bury e) All of the above