Local businessman & philanthropist Michel Poirier is our guest speaker at the 2016 AGM !
If you are from the Hudson or St-Lazare area there is very good chance that you know Michel Poirier personally or are aware of his family history.
Michel’s family has been involved in local business for well over half a century (IGA) and Michel continues that legacy with the recent acquisition of a regional icon, the Auberge Willow.
Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Hudson Historical Society will take place on Monday February 08, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Church Hall , located at 642 Main Rd. Hudson, Qc.
As usual at the AGM, the Executive will report on the past year’s activities.
1) Minutes of the Annual General Meeting 2015
“Québécois culture through the eyes of an artist, 1935 to 1960. Marcel Dargis - artist and storyteller”: author Louis E. Leprohon speaks of one of Quebec premiere ‘naif’ painters.
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Prof. David R. O'Keefe: (PLEASE CLICK Read more...) Award-winning historian, professor, documentarian and best-selling author David R. O'Keefe returns to Hudson to talk about his new series on the History channel titled ‘War Junk’.
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A presentation by David G. Anderson, a 25-year resident of Williamstown, Ont., who is an historian, antiquarian bookseller, and a very active member of the Glengarry NorWesters and Loyalist Museum....
A public lecture will be given by Professor Martin Lechowicz of McGill University entitled “History of the Hudson Landscape”.
The talk will address events of the last 15,000 years that have shaped the landscape in and around the village of Hudson, events that in turn have influenced the character of our village and will continue to do so for generations to come.
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Please note that the HHS will have a table set-up at the Museum.
Please drop by to see us and if anyone would like to volunteer for an hour or two
Will Woodson & Eric McDonald are two of the finest young proponents of traditional Scottish music today.(read on...)
*see attachments & directions to the CAHC at Macdonald College Campus
S/L Peter Roper will be talking about his experiences as a WWII Typhoon pilot and especially his adventure over Normandy on D Day+1 when he was shot down and captured.
His presentation at 6 pm on the 7th June is exactly the 71st anniversary of the event.
Topics: World War II
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St-James Church Hall, 642 rue Main, Hudson, QC, J0P 1H0: Don Pidgeon, historian with the United Irish Societies, a former Griffentowner and one of the key players in the emergence of Griffentown as a "lieu de memoire" will be the guest speaker at the Hudson Historical. He will speak of the people, places and events that made Griffentown such a special place.