Stories of family and ancestors who lived and worked in Cohoes (textile and garment workers, butchers and barbers), Waterford (canalers), Whitehall (farmers and canalers), Port Henry (iron miners and Civil War soldiers), Champlain (canalers and farmers) and other towns along the Champlain Canal in New York State with some diversions to the places they emigrated from....Quebec (landless farmers, shoemakers, sailors, soldiers), Acadia (more farmers), and even Cornwall, England (tin miners).
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
The Rivet-Rivest-Rivé Families of Repentigny, Québec - PART 2
The church of St Paul the Hermit is at the center of the community in Repentigny on Rue Notre Dame
The church at night
The graveyard behind the church
A Rivet gravestone
A few other sites on Rue Notre Dame (Street of Our Lady) during the day of the Fête au Petit Village: