Music in Valcartier

Music in Valcartier

Eric Corrigan, on fiddle and Bernie Monaghan, on accordian The taste for traditional Music had declined among our young people to a point where they didn’t want to hear it anymore (it had reached its lowest ebb about 1980). About this time, there appeared on the scene...
Farming in Valcartier

Farming in Valcartier

Milking During the early 1920’s, as I remember them, all the people were dairy farmers and had been following the same system for many years before my time. A herd of 14 milk cows at that time was considered a big one. Herds on the various farms would range from four...
Earthquakes Felt in Valcartier

Earthquakes Felt in Valcartier

Valcartier and the surrounding areas have experienced their share of earth­quakes over the years. For the most part, they were minor tremors hut some of them were quite severe. In November 23, 1988, a minor quake, measuring 4.4 on the Ritcher Scale awakened us from...