Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Friday, May 6, 2011
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
If you are a marine/naval history buff you will enjoy this site: http://www.hermione.com/en/
While we are on the topic I ought to suggest a visit to the Maine Maritime Museum is worth a visit as well. Their web site is at :
Monday, July 7, 2008
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
These posts will be interspersed with return to the source trips from New England back through Maine to Quebec and New Brunswick. A return to the source for many Franco-Americans.
You thoughts and comments are always welcome especially during this period when the blog will get a lot more specific about finding our roots in Maine and Quebec.
Come on up and trace your roots!!!
"La Grande Traversée de l'Atlantique" has completed its journey to Quebec as of June 24th. If you remember our past entry about LaRochelle and the recreation of the voyage of settlers from Charente to Quebec you will be pleased to know that the voyage was completed on schedule. You can view the history of the voyage and some pictures of the welcome here:
Le Retour aux Sources
A return to LaRochelle is scheduled for July 6 departure and a August 24 arrival in France. You may still be able to get a hammock below decks:
|Fédération de Voile du Québec|
4545 Pierre de Coubertin
CP 1000, Succ.M
Montréal (Québec) H1V3R2
|Tél. (514) 252 3097|
Fax (514) 252 3158
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
6/19 Fête du Québec à Boston @ 6 pm, Boston, MA http://www.quebec-boston.org/
6/19 Soirée Karaoke @ 6:30 pm, French Library, Boston, MA http://wwwfrenchlib.org/
6/19 Heritage String Band @ 7:30 pm, LeFoyer Club, Pawtucket, RI http://www.lefoyer.org/
6/20-26 Film: Le Voyage du ballon rouge @ Movies, Portland, ME http://www.moviesonexchange.com/
6/21 Franco-American Festival @ Church of Precious Blood, Woonsocket, RI ?
6/21 Franco-American Dinner & Dance @ 6 pm, KofC, St.Albans, VT http://www.stalbanschamber.com/
6/22-7/02 AATF: Summer Institute: Samuel de Champlain @ FAC, Orono, ME http://www.maine.edu/
6/24 Fête chrétienne de Saint Jean Baptiste (Saint John the Baptist Day)
6/24 Célébrons Notre Héritage @ 5 pm, Parc de Notre Renaissance, Nashua, NH (603-889-6437)
6/26-29 Festival la Kermesse franco-américaine @ Biddeford, ME www.lakermessefestival.com)