Histoire

James Moir Ferres Musée Missisquoi Museum

A Bee in his Bonnet

[SUMMER 2019] By Heather Darch   When we read through our splendid Le Tour and other local papers published in the Townships today, it might come as a surprise to know that at one time our newspapers were used for…

Glen Sutton Héritage Sutton Heritage

Ils ont immortalisé Glen Sutton

[PRINTEMPS 2019] Par Jeanne Morazain L’arrivée du printemps est pour les artistes une invitation à sortir de l’atelier. Ainsi, au printemps de 1887, Allan Aaron Edson un peintre paysagiste de renom, s’installait avec sa famille au Glen…

Heather Darch Musée Missisquoi Museum

A Sugar-coated Past

[SPRING 2019] By Heather Darch Catherine MacDonald was given her silver sugar tongs as a wedding present from her adoptive mother around 1760 when she married John Currie at Caldwell Manor (Noyan), Quebec. They were cherished by Catherine and subsequently…

Filtex Héritage Sutton Heritage

Un quartier des plus animé

[HIVER 2018] Par Jeanne Morazain   Bientôt, l’immense structure de béton et de tôle qui abritait la Filtex ne sera plus. Propriété de la Ville de Sutton depuis 2017, elle sera démolie dans les…

Heather Darch Histoire

There’s No Place Like Home

[WINTER 2018] By Heather Darch In the early nineteenth century, most of the immigrants to the Eastern Townships were from the British Isles. The end of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) saw an enormous number of men looking for work…

Allie Walbridge and one of his sisters standing near the alligator aquarium Source: Walbridge Foundation Histoire

Mystic Alligators

[FALL 2018] By Heather Darch   When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in August 2017, it dumped 27 trillion gallons of water over the state. One of the many stories that made international headlines in the aftermath of the storm was…

histoire Histoire

Projet Héritage Sutton : La parole des aînés

[ÉTÉ 2018] Par Jeanne Morazain   La transmission orale est une source primaire incontournable pour retracer l’histoire de Sutton, de sa région, des personnes et familles qui l’ont écrite. Les témoignages recueillis auprès des a…

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