Nicolet, Quebec, Canada
This tour tells the story of these religious institutions that have marked Nicolet during all those decades. They will allow you to understand why it was called « The city of steeples » or still today « divine area ». My this self-guided tour by yourself, point by point, with the BaladoDiscovery App.
The tourist office of Nicolet-Yamaska would like to thank the City of Nicolet for its financial support via the Rural Pact Fund for the realization of this project.
Project coordination: Monica Dubuc, tourist services coordinator and Jérôme Gagnon, general manager; Research and writing: Monica Dubuc, tourist services coordinator; Historical revision: Marie Pelletier, archivist at the Archives of the Seminary of Nicolet; Staging and voices: voice, Monica Dubuc, voice, Jean-François Royal (director of the World Religions Museum), voice, Jasmine Nadeau (video excerpt of Communications Michel Julien); Audio excerpt from the « Self-guided walk Between rivers » : Louis Fréchette : François Poisson, Sister Saint-Joseph: Sister Aline Martin, Priest Jean Raimbault : Patrick Lacombe, Sieur Chandler : Stéphane Lévesque, Voice-over : Isabelle Coulombe; Illustrations: Archives of the Seminary of Nicolet, Library and Archives Canada, The tourist office of Nicolet-Yamaska, Built heritage inventory from Nicolet, Le Courrier Sud and Le Nouvelliste newspapers, Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec, Répertoire des orgues du Québec website, Collège Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption website, Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin website, Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec website; Special thanks: RCM of Nicolet-Yamaska, Jean-François Royal, Geneviève Duval, Marie Pelletier, Marthe Taillon, City of Nicolet