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Cemetery Tour of Mount Royal and Notre Dames Des Neiges
Sunday, September 29
Cemetery Tour of Mount Royal and Notre Dames Des Neiges  (Tours)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Front Gate of Mount Royal Cemetery 1297 Chemin de La Foret, Outremont
Tour led by Gary Schroder, President, Quebec Family History Society
 
Tour of Montreal’s Mount Royal Cemetery and Notre Dame Des Neiges Cemetery
Explore two of the largest cemeteries in Canada with the final resting places of numerous famous persons from Maurice Richard to Anna of the King and I as well as exploring the interesting art and architecture of these beautiful garden cemeteries.
 
This is a free tour open to the PUBLIC but all donations to the Quebec Family History Society are welcome.
DURATION: 4 hours, bring a lunch
PLEASE NOTE! This is not a walking tour
People will be responsible for their own ride to go from one site to another
Meet at the Front Gate of Mount Royal Cemetery 1297 Chemin de La Foret, Outremont
   
 
   
           



Planned Neighbourhoods in Quebec
Saturday, October 19
Planned Neighbourhoods in Quebec  (Lectures)
10:30 am
Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield
Speaker: Ken Lyons, amateur historian.
 
Ken is an amateur historian who has researched the history of Montreal Cotton in Valleyfield and its houses. Valleyfield has one of the earliest company planned neighbourhoods in Quebec. He will discuss the reasons for and the uniqueness of this late 19th century neighbourhood which included, in addition to houses,  a park, sports facilities, a dairy and services such a running water, sewers, electric lighting and garbage pick-up.  The interesting evolution of the population is also demonstrated. Many photos will illustrate the talk