Discovery History that forged Jonquiere

Sir William Price Heritage Center offers several exhibitions and activities that touch on history of Jonquiere from a different perspective.

Exhibitions

A picture, a memory


Discover the history of Jonquière and Kénogami through these vintage photos. This exhibition provides a concrete look at the lost heritage and the evolution of photography in Saguenay.

A picture, a memory The racecourse of Jonquière. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center.
The racecourse of Jonquière. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center.

From Faith to History


The St. James the Apostle chapel is central to the history of Kenogami. Firmly grounded in its neighborhood, it has always been able to bring together people from different backgrounds. Come visit the chapel, its history will fascinate you!

From Faith to History The chapel St.James the Apostle. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center
The chapel St.James the Apostle. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center

Work on Paper


Portraits of workers of Price Brothers (1930-1960) Inaugurated in 2012, tells the story of the thousands of employees who were the artisans of the pulp and paper empire in the mid-twentieth century. Jewel of the Canadian and Quebec economies of the time, the forestry industry not only utilized an incredible quantity of natural resources, but above all relied upon an...

Work on Paper Willie Brassard at work. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center.
Willie Brassard at work. Source : Sir William Price Heritage Center.

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