Discover Brome-Missisquoi

Musée Bruck | Chemin des Cantons | Cowansville

The Townships Trail highlights the Eastern Townships’ buildings and natural heritage along a marked tourist route that extends for 418 kilometres. The route runs through 31 municipalities and has 35 stopover stages.

American and British heritage is a distinctive feature in the region.

 

Discover the seven stages in Brome-Missisquoi

 

Bedford

 

Discover the pioneers that settled in Bedford in 1812

Brochures available at the Bedford Town Hall, 450 248-2440

ville.bedford.qc.ca/welcome-usa

 

Bromont

 

In the heart of the town, travel on foot through the various stages of the heritage trail to learn more about the history of West Shefford and its residents.

On Sundays, in July and August, a free, guided tour that lasts about 90 minutes is available.

Information: 1 877 276-6668, tourismebromont.com

 

Cowansville

 

Scenes in urban colours are prominently featured on the tour of historical frescoes.

Bruck Museum, 225, rue Principale, Cowansville

450 263-6101

 

Frelighsburg

 

Seven church towers, two border villages, an invitation to discover the history of Frelighsburg’s and Saint-Armand’s churches.

Brochures available at the tourist office

450 298-5630, village.frelighsburg.qc.ca

 

Lac-Brome

 

Discover the hidden treasure: Fokker D VII which is believed to be one of three planes of that type in the world with its original fabric.

Brome County Museum, 130, rue Lakeside, Lac-Brome

450 243-6782, bromemuseum.com

 

From May 2 – July 10 2016

“George Harold Baker and the 5th CMR” exhibition at the Brome County Museum

http://www.bchs-baker.com/

 

Stanbridge East

 

From May 29 to October 9, 2016

“The Fenians are Coming” exhibition

Tour the Cornell grain mill, Hodge’s General Store, the Walbridge Barn (Mystic)

Missisquoi Museum, 2, rue River, Stanbridge East

450 248-3153, museemissisquoi.ca

 

Sutton

 

Audio self-guided tours

Sutton – Walking in the footsteps of the pioneers

The audio self-guided tours lead you to the discovery of some of the characters and events that are part of Sutton’s history, as well as the landscape and built and religious heritage.

Information: 1 800 565-8455

Learn more

 

May 21 to October 31, 2016

“Les Frères Vachon, le cœur sur le ring” exhibition on the famed Vachon wrestling brothers

Musée des communications et d’histoire de Sutton

32, rue Principale Sud, Sutton

museedesutton.com

 

 

 

Pick up the travel guide and 3 CD box set in Brome-Missisquoi’s tourist information offices.

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