“A Journey with Elsie”
Speaker: Helene Jasmin, Author
This is the story of a pioneer horticulture who designed her English gardens (Reford Gardens) for 30 years She was a activist for women’s voice, cofounding the still active club WCCM (Women Canadian Club of Montreal)
Elsie Meighen was born in Perth (ON) in 1872. When her family moved to Montreal’s Square Mile, her personal life changed. In October 1918, she inherited the estate of her uncle George Stephen in Grand-Metis, halfway between Quebec City and Gaspe.
This is a personal invitation to meet ELSIE, an icon in our Canadian heritage, The author will also provide links with PHOBE Nobbs Hyde from Greenwood House in Hudson, an icon in our area. Two outstanding women.