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
St. James Anglican Church (Eglise Saint-James), 642 Main Road, Hudson
The first people to be granted land in what we now call Hudson were Louis Mallet, Jean-Baptiste Sequin, Jean-Baptiste Sabourin, Antoine Quesnel, Augustin Leduc and Pierre Villeneuve. These Hudson pioneers cleared land, built homes, explored, traded, married and had numerous children. Their descendants are still here in significant numbers today. Join us as Pat McCaffrey presents her fascinating explorations into the early days of Hudson. Date/Time: Monday, May 8, 2006 at 7.30pm Place: St. James Anglican Church, 642 Main Road, Hudson Everyone welcome!