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Hastings County Historical Society: The Lost Villages of the St. Lawrence

April 28, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

In partnership with the Hastings County Historical Society, the Belleville Public Library will be hosting another informative talk via Zoom titled “The Lost Villages of the St. Lawrence”.

June 26, 1959 – Queen Elizabeth officially opened the St. Lawrence Seaway, the multi-billion dollar marine shipping route. But at what cost? This is the engaging story of the six Lost Villages and the three hamlets that were flooded to make way for the St. Lawrence Seaway. Jim Brownell, retired teacher and former M.P.P., will relate how thousands of people living along the river had to be relocated. Their homes now lay beneath Lake St. Lawrence.

Join us for this free Zoom presentation on Wednesday, April 28 at 3:00 pm

Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For more information, please contact Shannon Bryan at 613-968-6731 x 2049 or email


April 28, 2021
3:00 pm




Hastings County Historical Society
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