THE ROUND BARN | EXHIBITION | END OF SEASON

Visitors
1 495


Donations
998 $


Thanks to all !


A heartfelt thanks to volunteer greeters.

Béatrice Baass | Karsten Baass | Lucie Blanchard | Peter Blatter | Diane Boulerice
Danielle Cousineau | Fernand et Diane Croteau | Carole Delaitre | Pierrette Denis
Johanne Dumberry | Sharon Fewtrell | André Gagné | Raymond  Gagnon
Wendy Gardner | André Girard | Hilary Head | François Hébert | Guy Langevin
Jacques Marcoux | Ralph Milot | Serge Normand | Jacqueline Robitaille
Thierry Roger | Frank Ruiz | Christian Smeesters
Édith Smeesters | Janine Sourdif | Trish Woods


Tourism in Potton at the turn of the 19th century

Saturdays from July 18th to October 10th, 2020
10 am to 3 pm


Exhibition at the Round Barn in Mansonville
Free admission


The historian Kesteman notes the beginning and rapid growth of the tourist industry from 1850 to 1920, due largely to the proliferation of places of interest and a coordinated rail service connecting tickets and itinerary for steamship or stagecoach service.

Our exhibition presents images from this historical time.

  • Paintings and engravings,
  • stagecoaches,
  • trains,
  • boats,
  • islands of Memphremagog,
  • legend of Memphré,
  • fishing,
  • climbing Owl’s Head,
  • summer camps,
  • elegant villas.