Old Courthouse | Genetically modified chicken

The former county town of M├ęgantic now a museum


Consumer Society

Patrick Leduc's Consumer Society has been chosen to replace Genetically Modified Chicken which was stolen for a second time in 2020.

In the days of the courthouse

The building, built in 1861, served as a courthouse until 1920. This photo is from the archives of the James Taaffe collection.

Ruby wedding party, 1947

Photo of the ruby wedding of Romeo Gingras and Beatrix Manningham while the building was used as a registrar in 1947.

The clerk, in the 1930s

Clerk Wilfred Turcotte in front of his typewriter in 1935.

Genetically modified chicken

A very interesting detail has crept into this work by Patrick Leduc. Take a good look at the rooster's right leg ...

Photo credit Philippe Boite

Patrick Leduc

Patrick Leduc is also one of the craftsmen working at the Fonderie d'Art d'Inverness.

Photo credit: Martin Chamberland, La Presse

A place that has become a museum

Since 1995, the building of the former courthouse has housed the Musée du Bronze d'Inverness, both a museum and an interpretation center for the art foundry.



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