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.