Discovery History that forged Jonquiere
Sir William Price Heritage Centre offers several exhibitions and activities that touch on history of Jonquiere from a different perspective.
Identify, study, document and bring to life Arvida’s tangible and intangible heritage – as well as that of Kénogami and Jonquière – with a view to ensuring its enhancement, its influence, its preservation, its appropriation by the population and its transmission to future generations, inspired by the principles of ecomuseology.
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!
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...
A paper story
Chain grinding wheel from Kénogami mill In the heart of dowtown Kenogami, at the corner of Du-Roi-Georges and Ste-Famille, you will find exposed an industrial artifact. With the interpretation panels, discover its importance in the paper making process.