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sosies Musée de Sutton

Concours de sosies au Musée

[AUTOMNE 2020] Le Musée des communications et d’histoire de Sutton vous propose un concours de sosies. Rien de mieux pour terminer l’année 2020 en s’amusant un peu après cette longue pandémie. Un d…

Musée de Sutton

Expo Bertrand Derome

[ÉTÉ 2020] Par Richard Leclerc Malgré la réouverture de certaines institutions muséales, le conseil d’administration du Musée des communications et d’histoire de Sutton pris sa décision. Celle de remettre à l’été 2021 l’exposition…

Musée Missisquoi Museum

More Poetry Please

[SUMMER 2020] By Heather Darch In 1904, a sixteen-year old Tom Eliot, while camping on the shores of Lake Memphremagog, climbed Mount Orford and wrote a poem about his adventure. It’s not a good poem! As Dr. Philip…

Chinese Musée Missisquoi Museum

The Laundryman

[SPRING 2020] By Heather Darch On August 16, 1896 a small classified ad in the Bedford Times stated that: “Mr. Wah Lee opens his laundry in the old cheese manufacturer, close to the covered bridge (61 rue du Pont).” This…

Paulina Reynolds Musée Missisquoi Museum

Paulina Reynolds

  [WINTER 2019-20] By Heather Darch The village of Lagrange, also known as Hunter’s Mills, was at one time an active mill community. At its centre was the Lagrange Woollen Mill where wool was cleaned, carded, spun into…

tanneries Musée Missisquoi Museum

No singing on the job

[FALL 2019] By Heather Darch From the early 1800s, tanneries where animal hides were processed to make leather were located along the Rivière aux Brochets in Missisquoi County. Early entrepreneurs had easy access to the river. They understood the…

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