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Although Massawippi is by no means a ghost town, the village is a long way from the vibrant little community it once was.
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A hamlet in Potton Township, Vale Perkins, or East Potton, as it was once known, was named after Samuel Perkins who settled in this vicinity in the 1790s.
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Built in 1875, Potton Springs Hotel and its famous sulphur springs attracted thousands of guests from all over eastern North America.
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PRESERVING MEAT
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Canada is often called the land of the maple. Indeed, the maple leaf is our national emblem. The Eastern Townships is one of the areas in Canada best suited for maple syrup production.
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The 19th century saw the growth of agricultural societies all over the Eastern Townships.
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Cows were milked in the morning and evening. Before the advent of electricity and milking machines, the chore had to be done by hand.
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During the winter, when the ground was frozen and covered with snow, the men and boys of the farm would take their axes and cross cut saws and drive their teams of horses into the woods.
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Apples have been cultivated for the past four thousand years. They were introduced to North America from Europe by the early colonists in both New England and Canada. It has been recorded that the first apples in North America were grown in Acadia in 1635.
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Before the invention of modern refrigeration techniques, cutting blocks of ice from frozen lakes and streams was an important wintertime task for local farmers.
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A good hay crop was vital for the survival of any farm. It was hay that fed the animals over the long winter, when the fields were covered in a deep layer of snow.
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After the long Townships winter, spring was the time to do repairs and renovations on the farmhouse and outbuildings.
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Apart from Henry Seth Taylor, who built Canada's first steam-powered horseless carriage in 1867, another Eastern Townships man who deserves mention as an early carmaker is George Foote Foss.
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Henry Seth Taylor was a natural tinkerer.
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One of the greatest inventors and industrialists of the Eastern Townships, Joseph-Armand Bombardier, was born in Valcourt in 1907 to Anna Gravel and Alfred Bombardier, a farmer turned general merchant.
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Created in 1954 from the Catholic Séminaire St-Charles Borromée, the French-language Université de Sherbrooke was at first a three-faculty university granting degrees in law, arts, and science.
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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.