Matthew Farfan

Matthew Farfan
Region of Interest:
Eastern Townships; northern Vermont

Quebec-Vermont Border region; Lake Memphremagog; Eastern Townships Photography.

Other Info:

Matthew Farfan is a writer, editor, translator, heritage consultant, and collector of early photographs. He is also the Executive Director of the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN). Educated at McGill University in Montreal, he has written extensively on the history and culture of the Eastern Townships of Quebec. He is the author of numerous articles in print and online, and several books, including The Eastern Townships: In Town and Village (2006); The Eastern Townships: On Lake and River (2008); the Vermont-Quebec Border: Life on the Line (2009); and Tradition and Fraternity: the Continuing History of Golden Rule Lodge No. 5 (2020). In 2021, he co-edited with Rod MacLeod QAHN's 2-volume anthology Historical Views: Selections from Quebec Heritage News 2000-2020.

Matthew Farfan is a resident of Stanstead, Quebec. Among his many community involvements, he served as a city councillor for 11 years, where he headed up the town urban planning commission and the International Water Company. He is currently President of the Colby-Curtis Museum and Past-President of the world-famous Haskell Free Library and Opera House.