1949 | Fire at Hotel Child
Sunday January 16, 1949. Fire at Hotel Child (previously Thorndyke). The fire rapidly spread to adjacent Regent store, Comptois Drugstore, Breault Restaurant, W.E. Dionne and J. B. Dionne stores to finally reach Saint-Jean L'Évangéliste, resulting in total losses.
Source: Volume souvenir du 100e Anniversaire de Coaticook par André Lavoie
1900 | New Railway Station
The Observer suggest that the new train station that will replace the one that brought down by fire, should be raised on the East side of the track instead of the side where it was up to now.