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Dunham in Brome-Missisquoi MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

First Women's Institute

 
 
First Women's Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, June 26, 2014
1. First Women's Institute Marker
Inscription. To commemorate the founding at Dunham, January 27th, 1911, of the first women's institute in the province of Quebec.

French text
Pour commémorer la foundation à Dunham le 27 janvier 1911, du premier "Women's Institute" dans la province de Québec.
 
Erected by Commission des Monuments Historiques.
 
Location. 45° 7.928′ N, 72° 48.02′ W. Marker is in Dunham, Quebec, in Brome-Missisquoi MRC. Marker is on Principale (Main) Street (Quebec Route 202) 0.2 kilometers north of Quebec Route 213, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located adjacent the Dunham Volunteer Fire Department. Marker is in this post office area: Dunham, Quebec J0E 1M0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In honour of Capt. Caleb Tree (approx. 9.3 kilometers away); Grange Alexander-Solomon-Walbridge (approx. 14.8 kilometers away); Battle of Eccles Hill (approx. 15 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is located in Dunham on the "Route des vins" (The Wine Route), home to over a dozen vineyards.
 
Additional keywords.
First Women's Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, June 26, 2014
2. First Women's Institute Marker
(Dunham Volunteer Fire Department can be seen behind the marker)
Elizabeth Ann Beach; The Beach Home
 
Categories. Education
 
First Women's Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, June 26, 2014
3. First Women's Institute Marker
Interpretive panel is visible to the right of the marker.
Interpretive panel for Quebec Women's Institutes image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, June 26, 2014
4. Interpretive panel for Quebec Women's Institutes
Located next to the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 249 times since then. Last updated on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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