Coaticook Historical Society
Tourism Region: Eastern Township
Founded in 1995, The Coaticook Historical Society is a nonprofit organization. It gathers people interested in the development of Coaticook's history.Its mission is to collect archives, to make historical researches, to interpret , preserve and promote the historical heritage of the area and to make available evidence of the past.
About the Collections
Over 23,000 pictures from our weekly newspaper Le Progrès.
Copies of The Coaticook Observer 1928-1938 complete plus others of different dates.
Copies of the newspaper L'Etoile de l'Est from 1928 to 1938 (complete) and others bearing differents dates.
Copies of our weekly newspaper Le Progrès de Coaticook from 1971 to 2003.
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 23000
Services & Activities
Persons can consult old newspapers (some of the 1870')and search in old pictures.
We can find persons having stayed in our region or find the origin of certain houses or buildings.
Archival Records •
Conservation or Restoration •
Information Centre •
Other: Pictures researches by themes or newspaper clips related.
monthly breakfeast with a speaker.
Guided tours. (Please call us for more details )
Researches related to their ancestors.
Old houses researches.
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Other Guided Tours:
Volunteer Services Available •
Volunteer Training Offered
Number of Volunteers: 7
Helping visitors in their researches;
Annual free magazine " Le Courant " (bilingual)
-Monthly early-meetings at:
Restaurant chez Jack'O, 385 Child St.,Coaticook, at every first tuesday of the month,at 9h00 am.
Publications and Products
Le Courant,annual magazine relating local and regional history.
Annual Reports •