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Since the time of earliest settlement, the greatest unsolved challenge facing Montrealers has been what to do about winter.
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Early postcard, c.1910. The Bureau Hotel was owned by J.-B. Bureau, and was located in Bout-de-l'Ile, in the East End sector once known as Laval-de-Montréal. The printed advertisement on the back of this postcard boasted of the hotel's amenities, including a "Bell Telephone connection," a "magnificent hall for banquets etc.," "first class accommodations," and the hotel's specialty -- "dinner parties."
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Rod MacLeod, Editor of Quebec Heritage News, and Sandra Stock, a former QAHN Vice-President, represented QAHN at the popular Joe Beef Market in Montreal on Saturday, September 15, 2013. The two reported that despite the blustery fall weather, it was a fun day, and an excellent chance for QAHN to get out and show off what we do! (Photo - courtesy of Fergus Keyes)
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Rue Argyle, Saint-Lambert, vers 1910. Carte postale photographique. (Collection privée) / Argyle Street, St. Lambert, circa 1910. Early photographic postcard. (Private collection)
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Rue Dorchester, vers l'ouest, Montreal, vers 1900. Carte postale ancienne. (Collection privée) / Dorchester Street, looking west, Montreal, circa 1900. Early postcard. (Private collection)
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Blockhouse on St. Helen's island, Montreal. Early stereoscopic photograph, taken c.1895. / Blockhaus sur l'Île Sainte-Hélène. Ancienne photo stéreoscopique, prise v.1895.
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Église méthodiste Herald Avenue, Montreal West, vers 1905. Ancienne carte postale. / Herald Avenue Methodist Church, Montreal West, c.1905. Early postcard.
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Ancienne carte postale. (Collection privée) / Early postcard. (Private collection)
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Terrain de boules de Westmount, vers 1908. Ancienne carte postale, publié par Valentine. (Collection privée) / Westmount Bowling Green, c.1908. Early postcard, published by Valentine's. (Private collection)
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Avenue du Parc vue de la rue Prince Arthur, Montréal, vers 1910. Ancienne carte postale. (Collection privée) / Park Avenue from the corner of Prince Arthur Street, Montreal, c.1910. Early postcard. (Private collection)
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While much has been made in the media about Montreal having its first English mayor in a hundred years .
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As I entered the Fort Chambly, old ghosts of people seemed to appear. I see some putting cannonballs in cannons and then light the wick. The sound is awfully loud! A tour guide then tells me about the history of the Fort Chambly… Fort Chambly was fist built in 1665. There were 4 forts. The first one was in wood. It was unfortunately too old so, they needed to replace it. They replaced it by another one in wood. It then accidentally burnt. Because the wood fort couldn’t protect itself from cannonballs and other explosives, they replaced the wood fort by a stone fort.
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Category: built heritage / family heritage Angel, tree. soft and calm. Relax. Aysha, John Grant High School, 2012.
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Category: built heritage / family heritage Sara Camado, John Grant High School, 2012.
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Category: cultural heritage I chose to take a picture of the lamb that my family and I prepare, cook and eat every year at Easter. We do this at the Greek Orthodox Easter. Greek families do this annually and it is a big and major family event. Easter is a weekend-long event. Gentile Strati, Laurier Senior High School, 2012.
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Category: natural or built heritage For this photo, I decided to use an open space of grass that has evolved into a soccer field. I chose this photo because it is both natural and built. It is natural because the grass and the open field have always been there, but over the years, it has evolved into built soccer fields. This is heritage because it soccer has been around for centuries and many base and devote their lives to the love of soccer. I chose this picture because it shows that this land has given us the privilege to play such a fantastic, historical, and passionate game.
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Category: family heritage For the family heritage photo, I chose to use a picture of my immediate family on my birthday. My mom, my dad, my sister and me are in this picture. They are the people who help me the most and who make me happy and laugh. As you can see in the picture, we are all laughing. They are supportive. I chose this picture because it is the simplest photo to use yet it covers all the aspects of a family heritage photo. Gentile Strati, Laurier Senior High School, 2012.
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Category: built heritage This picture of a monarch butterfly was taken in Toronto in my aunt's back yard garden. Vanessa Camacho Rodrigues, Laurier Senior High School, 2012.
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Category: natural heritage This photo was taken in my back yard last summer. This is one of the phases of a pear tree starting to grow, with the flowers that are starting to bloom. Vanessa Camacho Rodrigues, Laurier Senior High School, 2012.
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Category: built heritage The church of Our Lady of Pompei is part of Montreal's heritage because it was built in the 1960s and has been a place where the community of St. Michel has come together to share their faith. Alexander Ferla Coirazza, Paul VI High School, 2012.