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8th Annual Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day is June 22

 


WALLA WALLA—The Frenchtown Historical Foundation will host its 8th annual celebration of Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day on Sat., June 22 at the Frenchtown Historic Site, located at 8364 W. Old Highway 12, two miles west of the Whitman Mission. The event is free and open to the public

The feast day of Saint John the Baptist is the national holiday of Quebec and has been a midsummer festival in French-speaking countries for centuries. Join at the Frenchtown site to celebrate the heritage of French and French-Canadian immigrants to the Walla Walla Valley.

This year, the Frenchtown cemetery is the s...



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