History at your fingertips
of the new Eastern Townships Archives Portal Townships history is taking a huge step in the 21st century. Information on thousands of photographs, frayed deeds of sale, and handwritten diaries are now available online on the new Eastern Townships Archives Portal.
the Eastern Townships Resource Centre (ETRC) cordially invites you to the launch of the brand new Eastern Townships Archives Portal on May 26th at 6pm in the Foreman Art Gallery on the Bishop’s University campus.
this year, the ETRC was granted $44,000 from Library and Archives Canada, to develop the “Eastern Townships Archives Portal,” an online database giving historical societies and archives in the Eastern Townships one centralized platform. This portal ensures that Canada’s continuing memory is documented and accessible to current and future generations. cont'd page13
The non-profit community organization, Townshippers’ Association, is hosting an open house at their Knowlton office on Friday May 6 from 10:30 am to 2 pm. The public is invited to explore the office at 584 Knowlton Rd. Lac-Brome, and discover more about the organization and their many exciting projects. “Hosting events like the open house gives us the chance to show community members how we work and what we value. What’s especially enjoyable is that is also gives us a personal experience with our neighbours,” said Rachel Hunting, Townshippers’ Executive Director. “Anyone interested in our work is invited to come see what the Association has to offer, ask questions, meet some of the team and, get to know more about our activities and community programs. If you are new to the region, we extend a special invitation