WELCOME to the home site of the documentary
20th Century Griffintown in Pictures is available as a 3rd edition.
There are new photos and a new chapter
highlighting some of the buildings and places that were part of Griffintown's landscape.
You can pick up a copy in Lachine (go to the ORDER FORM for information),
Go to Photo Galleries to see examples of what is in the book. And rest assured it is not all black and white.
There is also a few colourful maps from 1898, 1914, and 1949. Map SAMPLE
I am available as a guest speaker. I have prepared a slide presentation
that includes many pictures from the book along with related background stories.
I also can do a screening with either the 47 or 62 minute version.
Ghosts of GRIFFINTOWN was completed in 2003. In the first few years there were seventeen showings for over
600 people and two broadcasts on CFCF. Over 500 people have bought a copy of documentary.
You can purchase your own copy of the 63 minute documentary on DVD. It has a navigational menu
and a slide show as well. Go to the ORDER FORM and you will see a price break
if you buy both the documentary and the book.
A 67 min. DVD called A Griffintown Evening is also available.
This is footage from a special event put on by The Centre for Canadian Irish Studies
Great talks given by exGriffintowners with a true love of the area.
There is also a collection of the GRIFF NEWS (19 issues).
This was a newsletter sent from the Griffintown Boys and Girls Club to the boys overseas during World War II.
A great insight into the views and concerns of Griffintowners during that era.
This product is not available now, but please contact me if interested.
Your purchases help defray the original costs incurred to produce the documentary.
Thank you in advance.
Go to SPONSORS to see who helped make this project possible.
If you want to know more about what is happening in Griffintown in the here and now
You will see how this area is STILL capturing people's passion and imagination.