The history of Dowker Island

Speaker: Guido Socher
When: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 19:30 to 21:00
Where: In virtual mode
Lecture in English, followed by a bilingual question period

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This is a presentation about the history of Dowker Island from the early 1800's until today.2021 10 21GuidoSocher Dowker island sunrise2020 09 08

Guido Socher is a resident of Baie-D'Urfé. Dowker Island has always fascinated him. This island is like a little treasure island with some hidden ruins. It's located exactly at the point where the waters from the Ottawa River and the Saint Laurent River meet and he has been exploring this island for many years.

Here is the link to his website:

http://linuxfocus.org/~guido/book-a-history-of-the-town-of-baie-d-urfe/dowker/index.html

You could also read the English text by Francine Ranger on Dowker Island, winner of the 2012 Roberta-Angell Prize:

Dowker IslandIllustration 1Illustration 2

 

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