Rue Panis-Charles, in Rivière des Prairies, is a short street of newish, two-storey dwellings in brick and stone. Pleasant though it is, little in its appearance distinguishes it from other streets nearby. 624 more words
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Second Draft: In 1711, Montreal was jittery as troops approached from New England. Then came a ... miracle?
Nerves were on edge in Montreal that summer of 1711. Once more the English were threatening to invade, and the power of New France, Montreal included, to defend itself was perilously limited. 618 more words
Anne Lamarque was in trouble. She was 33 and already the owner of a popular Montreal bar and auberge. But she had got under the skin of Montreal’s parish priest, and the authorities threw the book at her. 609 more words