You are cordially invited to the Vernissage for the Women's Work Exhibition ahead of the general public.
Place: Hudson Historical Society Museum
Date and Time: Friday, May 13, 5pm to 7pm.
Special Guests: HHS Monthly Meeting May 9th. 2016 Speaker M. Cooper/cameo appearances of Bill Young & Trevor Ferguson.
In addition to Michael Cooper's presentation on creating a heritage centre, there will be a special appearance by Bill Young who will introduce Trevor Ferguson, the author of a somewhat fictional account of the loss of the Wakefield covered bridge titled "The River Burns". This will segue into a brief talk about the history and events surrounding the Wakefield covered bridge, its restoration and viewing of a scale model provided by Michael.
Please join us!
Creating a Heritage Centre, St-James Church Hall, 642 rue Main, Hudson, QC, J0P 1H0, Michael 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
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.
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
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
Topics: Pioneer Family
Topics: Pioneer Family
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”
“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.
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’.