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October 25, 2020, 1-3 p.m.
From the comfort of your home, please join QAHN for the 4th Annual Eastern Townships Heritage Fair (Online edition).

WHERE: Live, on-line via QAHN’s Facebook page
HOW: Simply tune into QAHN's Facebook page!
COST: Free and everyone around the globe is welcome!

This year’s theme is “Show and Tell in the Eastern Townships.”

Our virtual October Fair will give people a chance to explore some of the wonderful collections in historical societies and museums across the Eastern Townships of Quebec.

Tune in to QAHN’s Facebook page to see the interesting and unique collections our historical groups and museums are so pleased to “show and tell”. It promises to be a lot of fun as we get to peek at objects and documents that don’t make it out storage very often.

Also featured: Colby-Curtis Museum’s Director Samuel Gaudreau-Lalande who will speak about historical trends in political photography. And meet James Allan from Heritage Kinnear’s Mills, a renowned square dance caller and musician, who will be featured in an interview where he will talk about the history of traditional music and dance around Kinnear’s Mills and share footage from dances he regularly organizes in the area.

For more information about this on-line event, please contact QAHN at home@qahn.org 819-564-9595/ Toll-free 1-877-964-0409 or by visiting QAHN’s Facebook page.
We hope to see you at the virtual Fair!

This event is supported by the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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ski.pngNovember 22, 2020, 1-2 p.m.
FREE ONLINE EVENT on Facebook Live!
QAHN's Heritage Talks presents:
"The Evolution of Ski Trails in the Laurentians," with James Jackson, Director, Morin Heights Historical Association

James Jackson has been involved in the development of cross-country ski trails in Morin-Heights for over 40 years. He was recently inducted into the Laurentian Ski Hall of Fame in the cross-country builders category for his work. He is also an avid historian and a member of the board of directors of the Morin Heights Historical Association. The conference will cover the history of skiing in the Laurentians starting in 1902 and trace the development of the cross-country ski network which became the birthplace of skiing in North America. A variety of maps will be presented showing the expansion and changes to a vast network of trails that have endured for almost 100 years. Starting with maps in the 1920’s, the conference will follow the evolution of the sport as reflected in the changes in trail design and construction. The conference will also address the social and technological changes in the sport that occurred over this period which led to the separation of skiing into a variety of disciplines.

To participate in this Free Online Heritage Talk, just click here at the appointed time!

QAHN's Heritage Talks program is generously supported by the Chawkers Foundation, Zellers Family Foundation, Townshippers' Foundation and the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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QAHN AGM (online)
Date and details TBA

Stay tuned!