was a co-educational boarding school located in the rural hamlet of
Ligne, approximately 30 miles (50 Km) southeast of Montreal,
Feller was founded in 1836, by Mme. Henriette Feller, and at least
the last several decades of its existence, the school was
administered by the Grande Ligne Mission. This
was responsible for overseeing the operations of the school and a
bilingual and unilingual francophone Baptist churches. The school
operation from 1836 until the mid 60s, with the last class graduating
Sadly, the historic main building that housed the student dorms, most
classrooms, the chapel and the dining hall, burned down in December,
1968. Many more details of the history as well as the reasons why
the alumni (inmates?) remember Feller as an extraordinary place can be
by following the links on my links page (when I get it loaded).
*This is a scan of
the actual crest that I removed from my last Feller blazer.
I had to do this
I could wear it as part of my school uniform when
I attended LindsayPlaceHigh
School for grade 12 in 1964-65.