Like many places in the lower Richelieu region, Saint-Charles experienced a decline in the second half of the 19th century. Towards the end of the century, one of the village's activities was the transportation of oats to New York City for use as feed for tramway horses. In the 20th century, bypassed by the major rail and road systems, it again became an agricultural village dominated by the dairy industry.
See also LOWER CANADA.
Author SYLVIE TASCHEREAU Revised: ROBERT LAGASSÉ
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...