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Richard Baldwin Jr. (1808-1877), who is considered the founder of Coaticook, settled on what is now Child Street in Coaticook in the early 1800s.
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One of the most important men to arrive in a pioneer community was the blacksmith. The term "blacksmith" is derived from the words "black", meaning black metal, and "smite", meaning to strike hard. The blacksmith performed a number of services vital to the community, the primary one being to keep horses' hooves in good condition.
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The first trade in the Eastern Townships was the making of potash.
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Because of the harsh climate that the settlers encountered, the location of their first shelter was paramount.
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The early pioneers who came to the Eastern Townships from New England settled in a wilderness forest.
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The Crisis in the Seigneuries:
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The railway had an enormous impact on the economy and on life in general in the Eastern Townships. One English settler described it best in a letter to his grandfather back in England:
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The leader-associate system failed to bring about the expected settlement of the Eastern Townships.
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LATER AMERICAN PIONEERS:
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The French Regime:
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The southeast corner of the province of Quebec is home to the region known as the Eastern Townships. The region is famous across Canada and internationally for its scenic beauty and history.
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