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Jacob Edwards Library

236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States

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May 2018

From Habitants to Immigrants: French Canadian Settlement in Central Massachusetts

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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Please join us for a discussion with Author Jacqueline Lessard Finn and Leslie Choquette, Director of the French Institute at Assumption College. "From Habitants to Immigrants: The Sansoucys, the Harpins, and the Potvins, is the story of three French Canadian families, from the forays of the Carignan Salières Regiment in 1665-66, to settlement in the Canadian wilderness, dependence on a family economy, the pain of epidemics and war, the loss of French Canada, the ensuing cultural conflicts, the end of available…

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