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Photos of the 2000 Scottish Picnic, Quebec

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McVetty-McKerry Bridge (Gould, Quebec)
the oldest covered bridge in the Eastern Townships (1893)
cite of The Festival of Scottish Traditions
(held August 11, 12, 13, 2000)
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Attendees exiting the bridge
and entering the events tent area.


The tent area where there was Scottish music, dancing,
whiskey tasting, and workshops on local history, and
food stands.


The Covered Bridge and Salamon River
provided a pleasant setting for this family event.
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Wading in the cool water of the Salmon River
provided welcome relief from the August heat.
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T.A. McKay gave readings of the poetry
of the well-known Scottish poet Oscar Dhu
(to whom he is related)
and of some less-well-known local poets as well.
See Mr. McKay's own books listed here.



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Last Updated: Oct. 9, 2000

Copyright 2000 Peter J. MacDonald