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HHS Monthly Meeting 19:30 - Monday, May 9th. 2016 Guest Speaker Michael Cooper

Creating a Heritage Centre, St-James Church Hall, 642 rue Main, Hudson, QC, J0P 1H0Michael is a long-time resident of Wakefield,Quebec, and the President of the Fairbairn House Heritage Centre.  A retired educator, he has a lifelong interest in he


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April 11th. 2016 *“RETURN Québécois culture through the eyes of an artist, 1935 to 1960. Marcel Dargis - artist and storyteller”

His previous appearance suffered technical difficulties so speaker Louis Leprohon returns! “Québécois culture through the eyes of an artist, 1935 to 1960.  Marcel Dargis - artist and storyteller”: author Louis E.


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CALL FOR EXHIBITION ITEMS: “WOMEN’S WORK”, Hudson History Museum May 2016

In the “Women’s Work” exhibition, HUDSON FINE CRAFT and the HUDSON HISTORICAL SOCIETY in collaboration with the WAR MEMORIAL LIBRARY will examine how women of the past approached their household obligations and how these works of ‘art’ inspire the artisans o


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March 14th. 2016 Speaker Michel Bélisle: "Cote Cavagnal : the Rigaud and the De Lotbinière-Harwood Legacies"

Montreal area resident, historian and accomplished writer Michel Bélisle will deliver an eye opening talk about the significance of the ‘Cavagnal coast’, which is currently the Hudson area.  It was considered one of the most coveted, challenging, and important territories for the fur trade based on the Ottawa river system.  Additionally he will speak about some of the noble families of Rigaud (Revel, Chartier de Lotbiniè

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Michel Poirier is Guest Speaker at 2016 AGM!

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.


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2016 Annual General Meeting & Elections with guest speaker

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.

Welcome

1) Minutes of the Annual General Meeting 2015


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“Québécois culture through the eyes of an artist, 1935 to 1960. Marcel Dargis - artist and storyteller”

“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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HHS Monthly Meeting 19:30 - Monday, November 9th. 2015

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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HHS Monthly Meeting 19:30 - Monday, October 12th. 2015

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....


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HHS Monthly Meeting 19:30 - Monday, Sept. 14th. 2015

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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