Tuesday, January 1, 2008

On this day in Our Islands History

In 1875, the first council for the Committee of the Magdalen Islands was sanctioned by Law 37, Vic. ch. 43, which came in force on the first of January, 1875. The council was comprised of the municipalities of Amherst, Etang-du-Nord and the Island of Alright. This first council was composed of Charles E. Chaisson, Prefect, Edouare Borne, register officer, Nectaire Arseneault and Charles Chaisson, councilers.

- From the chronicle's of historian Father Frédéric Landry
Événements Historiques Agenda (Septembre 1993 à Septembre 1994)

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