Great Developers of Pays‑d'en‑Haut

Great Developers of Pays-d'en-Haut

This historic heritage circuit will introduce you to our region through the lives of its founders. Follow the history of the Pays-d’en-Haut from its origins in Morin county to modern urban development. 

This circuit draws a portrait of the economic, urban and tourism development of six locations in four MRC des Pays-d’en-Haut municipalities: Piedmont, Sainte-Adèle, Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson and l’Estérel.


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Produced with the financial support of the cultural development agreement concluded between the MRC des Pays-d’en-Haut and the Québec Ministry of Culture and Communications.

Learn about the founding fathers of the Pays d’en Haut region and follow its development, from the establishment of Morin County to its first modern urban plan.

This historical and heritage circuit outlines the economic, tourism and urban development of six locations situated in the following four municipalities of the MRC des Pays-d’en-Haut territory: Piedmont, Sainte-Adèle, Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson and Estérel.

This heritage circuit was produced by the MRC des Pays-d'en-Haut in collaboration with Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson/Estérel Historical Society, the Pays-d’en-Haut Historical and Genealogical Society, the Laurentian Ski Museum and the Morin Heights Historical Association.

Samuel Mathieu

Historical and iconographic research: 
Marc-André Lapointe and Samuel Mathieu

Dawn Bessey-Gans

Benjamin Déziel

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Great Developers of Pays-d'en-Haut