Downtown virtual guide - Walk through time in Sherbrooke!



At / Near :

Sherbrooke

Language :  

english

Suggested transport :

   foot     

Trail :  

3.74 km

Points of interest :  

17

Rating :  

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Target :  

Everyone

Accessibility :

  • Permanently, the whole year
  • Seasonal
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Presented by

Focus.Films


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Downtown virtual guide - Walk through time in Sherbrooke!

Description


This multimedia tour will make you virtually travel through time with the buildings, murals, monuments and remnants that you will see on the way. People of American Indian ancestry, historians and witnesses of the past will be your guides. Amazing photos, interviews and archive films are gathered in one tour. Experience this tour by going to these major and mythical places in Sherbrooke.

Starting point : Behind the Tourist Information Office, 785, King Ouest.

Suggestion
The application allows you to preload in your device (in My tours) all the contents that you can consult on the sites, guided by GPS, without any Internet connection during the trip.

Restaurants and stores are part of the tour. The suggested path includes the ascension of the King hill on the way back... Wearing comfortable shoes is recommended.

NO INTERNET OPTION
We suggest you to preload the tour in your device (« preload » option). You will then be able to access all of the contents on the field with no Internet connection (My tours menu).

Production : Focus.Films, in collaboration with Centre-ville Sherbrooke and Tourisme Sherbrooke. 

CREDITS
Production: Focus.Films. Services company: Cinax inc.; direction: Gérald Gilbert; research assistant, writers and recreational contents revisers: Gérald Gilbert, Marc-Olivier Lavertu, Marie-Ève Jean, Mathieu Paradis, Sébastien Charette, Sophie Cadorette, Marie-Josée Demers. Special collaboration; pro bono: Sébastien Guimier and Yassaman Jahanbakhsh (lawyers); production accountant: Suzanne Couture; music: under licence of FCP Studio-2 (Sound Track Pro); guests: Antonio Pinard; Jean-Pierre Kesteman, historian; Monique Nadeau-Saumier, historian; Antoine Sirois, historian; Nicole O'bomsawin, historian; Patrick Côté, historian; Jacques Foisy; Louis O'Neil; Bertrand Lacasse; Henry Forgues-Lapointe; Serge Malenfant and Geneviève Reesör; Robert De Courcel; Louis O'Neil; Louis Bilodeau; Mgr Jean-Marie Fortier; Gilles Dallaire; Michel Deguire; Jean Perrault. Archives: Centre de recherche des Cantons-de-l'Est (Plymouth United Church funds: UC001/0019 / ETRC P998/090/063/001); Réseau TVA, in collaboration with M. Fernand Bissonnette and CHLT-TV; Monique Nadeau-Saumier; Antonio Pinard funds; Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (Henry Michaud funds, Herménégilde Lavoie, Les cinéastes associés inc. funds, Ville de Sherbrooke; Arthur Lamothe; Paul Vézina; Henri Michaud; Jean Arsin funds; Gérard Arrou funds); Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec - Centre d'archives de l'Estrie (p14, s71, p112 / p14, s71, p111 / p14, s71, p63 / p14,s71, p52, p14, s71, p78) / Centre de recherche des Cantons-de-l'Est (Collection de cartes postales du CRCE : P999/053/016/003; Collection de documents iconographiques du CRCE : P998/090/005/001; ETRC UC001/0019 Fonds Plymouth United Church); La Tribune.

Thanks
Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke; Bertrand Morin, archaeologist (Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke); La Tribune; frescos created by the organism MURIRS; Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke; Tourisme Sherbrooke; Centre-ville Sherbrooke.

Overview of map and points of interest

This content is only available for users of the application.
You must use a tablet or smartphone to access it.
  1.  1. Upper Mills Mural

  2.  2. The Paton Dam

  3.  3. Origine of the Magog River Name

  4.  4. Tradition and Prevention Mural

  5.  5. 50 Years of TV - Tele 7 Mural

  6.  6. First Art Building of Sherbrooke

  7.  7. Sherbrooke's 2002 Bicentennial

  8.  8. Musée des Beaux-Arts Museum

  9.  9. Plymouth-Trinity Church

  10.  10. View on Sherbrooke Hussars

  11.  11. The Magog Hotel Building

  12.  12. Nékitotegwak Mural

  13.  13. View on the Sherbrooke City Hall

  14.  14. Wellington North in Sherbrooke

  15.  15. Granada Theatre

  16.  16. Maison du Cinéma, 63, King O.

  17.  17. The Cenotaph on King Street

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