“The Set­tlers of Bolton Town­ship: Pa­tri­ots, Traitors, or Op­por­tunists?”

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Bolton

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.

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