Founded in 1667, the seigneurie de Sainte-Anne, and its domain, have lived through the entirety of Quebec’s history. From Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade’s origin, to the 20th century, let the Seignorial Estate guide you and tell you its secrets.
Invite the Seignorial Estate to your childcare centre.The children will discover the lordships while doing 2 fun activities – churning butter, creating silk paper stain glass or through archeological initiation.
From pioneer to Prime – Virtual version
The Société d’histoire de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade presented, at the Seignorial Estate, a temporary exhibition retelling the 350 years of the city between 2017 and 2020. Now, discovers an extended version on the web. Board a canoe with notary Michel Roy dit Châtellerault and meet the first settlers of the lordships of Sainte-Anne’s river at the end of the 17th century. Then, accompany Jeffrey Alexandre Rousseau, federal deputy and banker, for a walk in the village at the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibit is free. Click here.
Children are invited to create silk-paper stain-glass, inspired by the history of the Seignorial Estate and its famous occupants.
Duration:30 – 45 minutes
Search me if you can!
The Seignorial Estate has a high archaeological potential.Many artifacts have been discovered on the premises.Children are introduced to archeology by identifying objects and their function.An original way to understand their ancestors’ lives.
Churn your butter
Making your own butter is very simple.It’s only churned cream.At the end of the activity, the attendees leave with a knob of butter they made themselves.