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Please browse the gallery below for all the images, videos and audio clips featured in the exhibition. Click on an item to see an enlarged image with description or to play the video/audio clip.
The photo shows a view of the town of Contrecœur from the island that faces the church. We can see the Terrebonne steamboat berthed at the dock.
The map shows the town of Contrecœur, as drawn in 1896 by Charles Edward Goad. To the left, we see the St. Lawrence River. In blue, in the middle of the map, is the Sainte-Trinité church. Rectangles identify houses and buildings scattered around Front, St-Antoine, St-François Xavier and Nouvelle Streets.
This photo shows a small, white wooden houses located on the edge of the St. Lawrence River. Next to it, a stone cross was erected to indicate the location of the first original Contrecœur church.
The picture shows us the street on which Joseph Papin II had lodgings built to house his factory’s employees. They were small, white houses, rather close to one another.
Photo of Joseph Papin II dressed in a suit in a courtyard. He wears a hat and appears to be holding bowl of fruit in his left hand.
Photo of Joseph Papin I, looking straight ahead with a serious expression.
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