Photos

We are pleased to present various photos! We would like to thank those whom have contributed to this gallery.

Convent of the Immaculate Conception

Photographs of the Convent under different aspects. It is to be noted that the belfry was dismantled and rebuilt. It is 35 feet higher than the building and contains the original Convent bell.
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Sacré-Coeur Chapel

This chapel is considered one of the most well-executed architectural works of the 19th century. Its craftsman Léon Léger having no advanced studies in architecture, had nonetheless a great sense of proportions and a flair for fine decorations. The altars' decorations are all hand-sculpted. This chapel is an architectural gem.
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Musée de Kent

Previously known as the Convent of the Immaculate Conception, it was converted to a museum in 1977 and proclaimed historical building in 1991. Still in its architectural integrity, one can easily imagine life as a boarder in a century old convent. Its chapel is of a rare beauty and is a sure attraction for those interested in religious architecture. Its classroom and dormitory are full of items having been used in the region.
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Student Life

Aside from the religious education, the boarders profited from a classical and very high quality education where they were also introduced to the domestic arts as well as needlework. According to their individual tastes and aptitudes, they could study music such as singing, piano or violin lessons, as well as the dramatic arts. In the large hall, theatrical plays were regularly presented where the Bouctouche school students as well as the general population were invited.
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Bouctouche and more!

This vibrant little town was chosen by the magazine Harrowsmith Country Life as one of the 10 most beautiful small towns in Canada. This small municipality situated in South-Eastern New Brunswick along the Strait of Northumberland, will make you experience the Acadian way of life. Besides the Musée de Kent, you will be able to appreciate Le Pays de la Sagouine from the works of well-known writer Antonine Maillet, the Irving EcoCentre at the Bouctouche Dune with its sandy beach and its interpretation center, the walking trails, farmers' market, riverside park with the statue of Bouctouche born industrialist K.C. Irving, the Saint John the Baptist and St. Lawrence churches as well as the commemorative Irving chapel. You will also be able to enjoy a varied gastronomy of seafood and Acadian cuisine.
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Marian Congress (1947)

The great Marian Congress took place from the 14th to the 17th of August, 1947 at Pointe-à-Jacquot. Approximately 20,000 people attended the closing ceremony. This was the largest gathering in the history of Bouctouche.
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