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Authors Index: Yves Robillard

Yves Robillard

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A Belknap Road in Baldwin Mills

Yves Robillard
Baldwin's Mills should have a road named Belknap. This family has lived in the area since 1823 and has greatly contributed to the shaping of the physical environment as well as taking their place in the local history. Obadiah Belknap (1774-1834) (60years) and his wife Abigail Locke (1779-1861) (82...

Why did Richard Baldwin Sr fond Coaticook

Yves Robillard
I have always heard that Richard Baldwin, sr. found the site of the present day Coaticook, quite by accident. He was living near Lake Lester and went looking for a good place to do some fishing. An article, publisher August 29, 1911, in the Sherbrooke Daily Record, makes one think that Richard, sr....

Le Courant

Le Courant is published by the Society every year. Society's members, professional and amateur historian shared with the readers results of their searches. Articles are available in English and French. This publication received generous support from local sponsors that the Society wishes to thank with all it's gratitude.


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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