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The Old Port Of Montreal Is Transforming Into An 18th-Century Public Market

You can transport yourself to the city's past.
The Old Port Of Montreal Is Transforming Into An 18th-Century Public Market

Friends, I don't think I even need to tell you how historically rich Montreal is. While the History major in me is screaming to lay out all the facts, I'll just keep it very brief and say this: Montreal's roots go incredibly deep, and every once in a while, that fact should be celebrated.

Which is why the concept of an 18th century type market is, IMO, so awesome. And this August, Montreal his going to be hosting exactly that.

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Located in the Old Port, and hosted by the Pointe-à-Callière museum, the 18th-Century Public Market is described as a replica of the Montreal (/New France) public marketplaces of the 1750s.

The event will host a whole bunch of historical activities, 18th century products (like jams, cheeses, cider, and spruce beer), and feature storytellers, musicians, and artisans. So, if you're down to immerse yourself in New France for a day, you know exactly where you need to go.

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Pointe-à-Callière's 18th-Century Public Market will be going down this August 27 and 28. It starts at 10 A.M. on both days and ends at 8 P.M. on the Saturday and 6 P.M. on the Sunday.

If this sounds like the most fun you can have in a weekend, then you can check out their website for more information.

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