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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.

Source : Coaticook Observer, August 31 1900.

Coaticook Historical Society

34 Main Stree East
Coaticook, Québec
(819) 849-1023

Opening Hours
Please call in advance of your visit to verify open hours.

Closed : Monday • Saturday • Sunday and public holidays
Entrance Fees : Free


Over 23,000 pictures from our weekly newspaper Le Progrès.
Copies of The Coaticook Observer 1928-1938 complete plus others of different dates.
Copies of the newspaper L'Etoile de l'Est from 1928 to 1938 (complete) and others bearing differents dates.
Copies of our weekly newspaper Le Progrès de Coaticook from 1971 to 2003.

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 23000

Research Services

We can find persons having stayed in our region or find the origin of certain houses or buildings.

Archival Records • Conservation or Restoration • Information Centre • Library
Other: Pictures researches by themes or newspaper clips related.
genealogy information

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