St-Marc-de-Figuery

St-Marc-de-Figuery is a parish municipality in the Abitibi county, Abitibi-Temiscamingue region, founded in November, 1926. Its population is of 600 inhabitants.

This small community is known for its museum of the post and a blacksmith’s shop, where guests can get acquainted with the job of postmaster and blacksmith in old times. Visitors will enjoy exploring traditional blacksmith techniques and the collections of artefacts and antique tools.

While in St-Marc-de-Figuery, you can stroll in the Heritage Park and feast your eyes on over twenty species of perennial and annual flowers. The interpretive site of the Peter-Brown River reveals the history of the first covered bridge in Abitibi.

The Festivités champêtres de Saint-Maarc-de-Figuery is an end of summer fest held for everyone to enjoy with contests, competitions and games all in a warm countryside atmosphere. Visitors can taste a five-course supper with a local flavor.

So come and discover the hidden treasures of this community.

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