There was little time for educating their families when the first settlers arrived in Eaton in the early 1800s.
The first New England settlers arrived in what would become Eaton Corner in the late 18th century.
Eaton Corner is one of the oldest settlements in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Settlement began in the 1790s.
“With the reduction of Montreal, a demand will be made upon the United States for a formal recognition of Canada, whose name will be changed at once to New Ireland."
The Haskell Free Library and Opera House, located in Stanstead, Quebec, and Derby Line, Vermont, was constructed intentionally astride the boundary line separating Canada from the United States.
Business account books or ledgers from the 19th and early twentieth centuries are a valuable resource for the study of rural history.
The conclusion of the American Revolution in 1783 brought forth profound changes to Quebec.
“Woman is a bit of a slave in this country”
The Journals of Anne Langton, 1839.
The rise of the Patriote movement in the 1820s and 1830s was a crucial turning point in Quebec’s history.
Compton County Museum’s large and unique collections transport the visitors back to everyday life in the early homesteads and villages of Eaton Corner and Compton County in the 1800s.
Situated in the heart of beautiful Knowlton, the Brome County Museum is a must for anyone who fancies a glimpse of life in Brome County a century or two ago.
The Missisquoi Museum is a highlight of any trip through Missisquoi County, and an excellent starting point for a walking tour around the picturesque village of Stanbridge East.