His­toric barn book trans­lated

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Vic­to­ria Vanier

The­Heart of the Farm, the book about his­toric barns in the East­ern Town­ships pro­duced by Louise Ab­bott and Niels Jensen, has been trans­lated into French. Pub­lished by a new non-profit pub­lish­ing house in Georgeville, the book will get its of­fi­cial launch this Satur­day, June 16th, from 3 to 5 pm, at Stu­dio Georgeville.

It is the first book about his­toric Que­bec barns pub­lished in French since 1963, and the first book about farm­ing in the East­ern Town­ships ever pub­lished. The text was writ­ten by Town­ships his­to­rian Louise Ab­bott and fea­tures 350 pho­to­graphs taken by Ms. Ab­bott and her hus­band, Niels Jensen, as well as many archival pho­to­graphs.

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