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All posts for the month June, 2014

Boundary Plaque Unveiling Ceremony

A plaque commemorating the the restoration of the boundary markers laid in 1860 marking the border of upper and lower and Canada was unveiled on June 21, 2014. Representatives of the municipalities of St. Télesphore and South Glengarry, as well as a number of interested  onlookers were in attendance.        

Unveiling of Boundary Marker Plaque

Several years ago, the Glengarry Historical Society initiated a project to revive interest in, and restore the boundary markers laid out in 1860 delineating the Quebec-Ontario border.  Over the intervening years, many of the markers had been damaged, destroyed, and simply lost in the undergrowth.  With the cooperation of both provincial governments, local municipalities, and […]