The historical Eastern Townships region has greatly evolved over the past few decades. Today, this tourist region that is home to several British and American traditions. The podcast Discover you Past tells the story of the region’s unique history. What do Americans have to do with the region’s development, what is the story behind the lone pine in the Saint Francis River and what is the Irish Orange Lodge doing in the Townships?
Quebec’s Eastern Townships
In this first episode, we give you a quick overview of the Townships’ geography.
The land of the Abenaki
In the second episode, we talk about the Townships’ first inhabitants – the Abenaki.
Cultural identity in the 19th century
In the third episode, our host will talk about the Townships’ cultural identity in the 19th century.
The division of land into Townships
In the fourth episode, our host will talk about the origins of the Townships and their creation.
Concessions and land speculation
In this episode we talk about land speculation in the 19th century.
This podcast has been made possible through generous funding by the Secretariat for Relations with English-Speaking Quebecers (SQREA).