DATES : September 28, 29 and 30, 2001 in the Quebec City area (Canada).
VENUE : Hotel des Gouverneurs, 3030 boulevard Laurier, Sainte-Foy (Québec) Canada G1R 5A8
FRIDAY EVENING: Registration.
SATURDAY MORNING: Registration for those who didn't register on Friday evening. The Quebec National Archives are open on Saturday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.It is a 5 minute drive from the Hotel des Gouverneurs, Sainte-Foy.Lots of free parking.
SATURDAY AFTERNOON Possible visit to the Ile d'Orléans (about a half hour drive from the hotel) where Nicolas and Marguerite lived from 1665 on; Visit to the "Old Jesuits House" in Sillery; Nicolas farmed a tract of land right next to the Old Jesuits Houseearly in his marriage (this is at most 5 minutes from the hotel); He lived there about 4 years, and his sons Pierre and Jean were born there; Do the walking tour of Old Quebec to take in all that Old World charm that permeates the city. It oozes history and just strolling along its streets is a trip in the past.The architecture is very interesting; Guided tours can be arranged for the above activities.
SATURDAY EVENING BANQUET : September 29, 2001 banquet will be held in the ballroom at the Hôtel des Gouverneurs, Sainte-Foy.
SUNDAY : A commemorative Sunday mass will be held at 11:30 on September 30, 2001 at the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Québec, the very parish where Nicolas and Marguerite were married on 30 October 1651.Fathers Gilbert and Gerard Patenaude will be on hand for the celebration as well.
For information, please contact me at my dedicated Patenaude reunion e-mail address at firstname.lastname@example.org