Gaspesie, Quebec – Road Trip in Canada

Gaspesie, Quebec – Road Trip in Canada
Hi photographers, globetrotters and road trip fans, Today, I am presenting you the Gaspesie region in Quebec, that I have explored during one of my road trip in Canada. I think it was the first long road trip that I did in Quebec, and it was nice to share it with two of my friends, Celia and Sonia. I say long as it was around 2200 kilometers, but short as we did the trip in less than 4 days. It …

Ste Clotilde De Horton Asylum, Quebec

Ste Clotilde De Horton Asylum, Quebec
The Ste Clotilde De Horton Asylum, in the province of Quebec (Canada), is formerly known as the Notre-Dame de la Chesnaie house. Built in 1939, the former asylum was owned by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart who were settling near Ste Clotilde de Horton. The building became the Monastery of the Fathers of Sacred Heart. In 1953, the place was sold to the Brothers of Christian Instruction. They opened the novitiate of the Brothers of the Christian Instruction. Sculpted …

Belding Corticelli – Coaticook, Quebec

Belding Corticelli – Coaticook, Quebec
The story of the Belding Corticelli de Coaticook, Quebec, starts in 1883 when John Thornton and Edwin F. Tomkins bought a weaving loom from the Coaticook Cotton company. They started with a small company which slowy grown up by investing in new machines and getting incorporated under the name of the Cascade Narrow Fabric. In 1898, the company has been bought by the Corticelli Silk Co. After new arrangements, in 1991, she became the Belding Corticelli Ltd. In 1925, she …

Dorea Institute – Franklin, Quebec

Dorea Institute – Franklin, Quebec
The Dorea Institute in located in Franklin, Quebec, about 600 feet from the US border on Covey Hill near Ormstown. It’s difficult to cross information from Internet about this place, but it was supposedly a school, then a mental institution, and now know as a haunted abandoned asylum. A major part of this information refers to the Duplessis orphans tagedy. Beginning in the 1940s and continuing into the 1960s, Quebec Premier Maurice Duplessis, entered into a very shady deal with …

Dow Brewery – Montreal, Quebec

Dow Brewery – Montreal, Quebec
The beginning Dow Brewery of Montreal, in the province of Quebec in Canada, had its beginning in 1790. Thomas Dunn, a young Scotsman, set himself up in business as a brewer at La Prairie, in South of Montreal. La Prairie was an important stopover for travelers going between New York and Montreal. In 1808, Thomas sons, James and John Dunn, moved the brewery, to a site on Notre Dame Street in Montreal. In 1818 John died, and in 1824, William …