Located in the highlands of the Township of Barnston, the tiny Lovell family cemetery and the beauty of its rural surroundings will fascinate you.
The obelisk that dominates the cemetery reflects the prestige of this important family, regarded as one of the most influential in the Eastern Townships. You’ll discover the roles that various members of this family played in Coaticook’s business and political life.
ROAD DIRECTIONS TO THIS CEMETERY
A guide will accompany you at the site, where you will be greeted by young Ella Lovell, a ghost from the grave who will recount her tale of another time!
This audioguide will help make your visit of the Lovell Cemetery a memorable one. Be sure to travel to the cemetery itself: onsite, you will fully appreciate the beauty and the spirit of the place!
N.B. We suggest that you use the tour preload option on your smart device (tablet or telephone) by selecting “Preload.” You will then be able to access all of the content when you are onsite via the “My Tours” menu and to be guided by GPS without having to be connected to the Internet. We also recommend the use of earphones to fully enjoy the audio content.
Production: Les Productions Traces et Souvenances
Research, script, composition of texts, narration: Anne Dansereau
English translation: Stevenson & Writers Inc.
Artistic advisor and recordings director: Lysanne Gallant
Recording: Larry O’Malley, Audiobec Sono/Vidéo
Voice of Ella Lovell: Anne Cassar
Photographs: Anne Dansereau
Archival photographs: the Société d’histoire de Coaticook
Producer: Municipality of Coaticook