December 3, 2022

Edmundston

Saint John River Valley 1949
History, Video

Saint John River Valley 1949

This week our post is a video, "Saint John River Valley 1949" produced by the National Film Board. The music for the film was composed by Eldon Rathburn a film composer, pianist, organist, and teacher who was born in Queenstown. Known as…

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Roch Voisine
Biography, Show Business, Video

Roch Voisine

The popular singing sensation, Joseph Armand Roch Voisine was born on March 26, 1963 in Edmundston to Real and Zelanda Voisine. He was brought up in Saint-Basile, but moved to Notre-Dame-du-Lac, following the divorce of his parents. As a child,…

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Hôtel-Dieu Hospital – Saint-Basile
History, Landmarks

Hôtel-Dieu Hospital – Saint-Basile

The Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Joseph in Sainte-Basile is a former convent of the Religious Hospitallers of Saint-Joseph. This Second Empire building was constructed on a hill overlooking the Saint-Basile ward of the City of Edmundston.  The Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Joseph Provincial Historic Site commemorates the…

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Saint-Basile Cemetery
Cemetery, History, Landmarks

Saint-Basile Cemetery

Saint-Basile Cemetery is designated a Local Historic Place for being the oldest final resting place in Madawaska County. It is also recognized for the pioneers who are buried there and for the sculpted works done by people from the region. …

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