“The Settlers of Bolton Township: Patriots, Traitors, or Opportunists?”
Come hear for yourself the exciting details that make the history of The Eastern Townships such a fascinating subject! Drawing of an original engraving by William Henry Bartlett, 18091854, who visited the Eastern Townships around 1839-1840. The East Bolton Association for the Preservation of Heritage Buildings (EBAPHB) is working to preserve Holy Trinity Church by transforming it into a historical and cultural centre while maintaining its spiritual vocation.
Free admission, voluntary contribution Presented by “Patrimoine BOLTON Heritage”, in collaboration with the Municipality of
Bolton-Est, - Holy Trinity Church, 903 Bolton Pass Rd (Route 243), South Bolton - Sunday, October
14th, at 1:30 pm. - Information: (450) 292-4822.
Dr. Jim Manson began his academic career in Jamaica in 1980 teaching West Indian history after earning a diploma in education from McGill University. Upon returning to Canada, he completed a Master’s degree at Concordia University in 1983. During the remainder of the decade, Jim taught in the Quebec public school system and free lanced as a sportswriter for Canadian Press. He began his university teaching career at Concordia and McGill Universities in 1991 after completing his comprehensive exams towards a doctorate in history (Canadian - American relations) at Concordia. Since 1999, he has served as a history lecturer and academic consultant for Routes to Learning, Canada. He has written three books dealing with the history of the Eastern Townships - the area where he was born and still resides. His first book entitled, The Loyal Americans of New England and New York was cited as an influence by prominent Canadian historian J.I. Little in his most recent publication.