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Almost 50 years after The Beatles made history with their only two shows in Montréal on September 8, 1964, Pointe-à-Callière is marking the historic date with a free musical performance by the group Replay The Beatles, this coming Sunday, September 8. The Beatles also live on this fall in talks presented by two Fab Four specialists, singer-songwriter Gilles Valiquette and journalist and music critic Sylvain Cormier.
team of archaeologists working for Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, is busy digging up Place D’Youville
Ouest, in Old Montréal, seeking the remains of the Parliament of the
United Province of Canada and St. Ann’s Market and shedding light on a
significant period in Montréal history. A look back on the history of this site.
Pointe-à-Callière has just made a major discovery on the site of St. Ann’s Market and the Parliament of the United Province of Canada, on Place D’Youville West, in Old Montréal, a location classified as a heritage site in 2012 by Québec’s Department of Culture and Communications. The charred remains of ten books from the Parliament of the United Province of Canada were found on Friday, August 23 and on Monday, August 26, 2013 during the archaeological dig campaign currently being carried out by Pointe-à-Callière.
Animations and participants of the 2013 Edition
This free activity takes place on Saturday, August 24, from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday, August 25, from 10 am to 6 pm in Place Royale and the area around the Museum.