Demolishing History

Recently, there has been several articles about the demolition of historical sites and homes throughout the province.

It is so disheartening to see that this collective history means little more then nothing for some of those in charge. Of course, many historical building have been saved but we are demolishing a great deal every year… This, despite the fact that, in most cases, citizens had objected to these demolitions and taken action.

I just had to share some of these stories:

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The Pierreville Church, constructed in 1855

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Demolition started yesterday….

In this case, it was the owners of an ancestral house (constructed in 1850) who demolished it without permission from the city.

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On a good note, here is an ancestral home that have been saved by it’s owners:

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Hopefully, we can save a few for every one of these beautiful places that we loose!

These stories and more can be found on the APMAQ website

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