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The first Catholic school for girls to be established in the Eastern Townships was Mont Notre-Dame in Sherbrooke.
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Unlike their English Protestant counterparts, in the late nineteenth century, French Catholic schools in the Eastern Townships became increasingly dominated by religious orders.
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Bishop's University in Lennoxville was founded in 1845 under the sponsorship of the Anglican Bishop of Quebec, George Jehoshaphat Mountain.
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Early Steps in Cowansville's Development
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About 100 kilometres southeast of Montreal, on the shores of a magnificent five-kilometre wide lake, Knowlton is at once a blooming, shady and festive village, especially during the summer and weekends.
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Pioneer schoolhouses were built to accommodate about thirty students from grades one through seven.
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Archibald McKillop, better known as "Blind Bard of Megantic," was born in Loch Ranza, on the Isle of Arran in Scotland, on July 4, 1824.
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Mack Sennett was an innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime, he was known as "the King of Comedy." Born Michael Sinnott in Danville, Quebec, in 1880, Sennett was a son of Irish immigrants.
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"Brownies, like fairies and goblins, are imaginary little spirits, who are supposed to delight in harmless pranks and helpful deeds.
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Folk art is a general term that can be said to describe art that has been produced by men and women with little or no artistic training. It is the product of natural, if unrefined talent.
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Born in the village of Way's Mills in 1902, Orson Wheeler was a professor in the fine arts department at Concordia University in Montreal for much of his professional career.
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Frederick Simpson Coburn, one of the greatest artists to come out of the Eastern Townships, was born in Melbourne (Richmond) in 1871.
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Born in Arthabaska (now a part of Victoriaville) in 1869, Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté is one of Quebec's most celebrated artists.
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A WOMAN WITH A PASSION
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Louis-Philippe Hébert, of Acadian background, was born in Sainte-Sophie-de-Halifax in 1850.
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Landscape painter Aaron Allan Edson was born in 1846 in Stanbridge, Missisquoi County.
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The Lovell Family of Barnston and Coaticook, Quebec is recognized as one of the most prominent and distinguished families of the Eastern Townships. The surname was originally “Lovewell” which over time evolved in to “Lovell” the form which remains in use today.