Canada: QUEBEC: The Trudels

The Trudels had a party at Quebec City last week. About 2,500 of them from near & far witnessed a pageant honoring their most renowned ancestor, attended high mass in the cathedral, heard speeches, went picnicking in suburban Boischatel. It was the 300th anniversary of the first Trudel's arrival in New France. The Trudels were not the first French Canadian family to hold a tercentenary celebration nor would they be the last.* But their party was noteworthy because the story of the Trudels is, in a sense, the story of French Canada....

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