Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly) -
Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly)


Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly) - Fort Chambly
Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly)

Fort Chambly

Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly) - Hotel Albion, Chambly, Quebec
Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly)

Hotel Albion, Chambly, Quebec

Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly) - Fort Chambly National Park
Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly)

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Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly)
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Where is Chambly, Québec, Canada? 

Chambly is a town in southwestern Quebec, Canada, about 25km to the south east of Montreal. It sits on the Richelieu River in the Regional County Municipality of La-Vallée-du-Richelieu.wikipedia

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1665 - Église de Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly established at Chambly
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1665 - Fort Saint Louis
Fort Saint Louis aka Fort Chambly is built on the Richelieu River (near Chambly, Quebec). It was replaced by a stone fort in 1709...
The soldiers, 350 in all, are ordered to build a fort at Lake Champlain to cut the route of the Iroquois. They, however, have no carpenters or skilled trades...Read MORE...

1672 - Seigniory (Chambly) granted to M. de Chambly, October 29, 1672

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1718 - Fort Chambly
Fort Chambly, Quebec is built of stone 1718-1720. public/ dgarneau/ french28.htm
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1775 - October 18 - American Revolutionary War - Richard Montgomery and the Army of the Continental Congress capture Fort Chambly en route to Québec

Wikipedia - Timeline of Montreal History
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1813 - March 15, 1813 - War of 1812
Lt. John LeCouteur and 550 soldiers of the 104th Regiment are the first to reach Quebec after a 24 day snowshoe march from Fredericton, to strengthen the defences of Upper Canada against an expected American invasion in the Spring; after two weeks in garrison at Quebec, they are ordered to leave...Read MORE...

in the cos. of Rouville and Chambly, divided from each other by the R. Richelieu. - The extent of each seigniory is 3 leagues in length by one league in depth; and both were included in one grant to M. de Chambly, Oct. 29 1672...

Chambly Village, built on one of the most beautiful spots in Lower ...Read MORE...

News  1832 - Cholera Wipes Out Large Family
A letter from a lady at Chambly to a friend in Rutland, states that in Montreal a whole family, consisting of eighteen persons, were all sent into eternity, by the cholera, in the course of forty eight hours.
Brattleboro Messenger
Brattleboro, Vermont
July 14, 1832
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1843 - The Chambly Canal is completed
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CHAMBLY, a county of Lower Canada, in the district of Montreal; bounded on the NW by the river St. Lawrence; on the NE by the co. of Vercheres; and on the SE by the Chambly river. It is 33 m. in length and averages 9 m. in breadth. Area 211 sq miles. Pop. in 1831, 15,483.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
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The nearest station of the Grand Trunk is within nine miles, and the city of Montreal but 16 miles distant, the two places being connected by a macadamized road, over a perfectly level country. A continuation of this village, known as Chambly Canton, is beautifully situated on the Richelieu Rapids. ...Read MORE...

CHAMBLY, a county of the province of Quebec, bounded on the west by the St. Lawrence, and on the southeast by the Richelieu River, has an area of 101,529 acres. The chief products are oats, hay, flax, wool and tobacco. Capital, Longueuil. Pop. 10,498.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
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1884 - Build a Canal?
A proposition has been laid before the Government by members of the County of Chambly to build a canal, a distance of eleven miles only, from Longueuil to Chambly, to meet the St. Lawrence with the Richelieu River, by which means the water route to New York from this point would be shortened by...Read MORE...

1885 - Canadian Towns
The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are affected with small-pox; Batiscan, Oct. 22, 7 families; Bersenels, below Tadousac, Nov 6, 4 families; Cap St. Ignace, Oct. 29, 50 cases, Chambly, Oct 27, 2...Read MORE...

News  1889 - Explosion
An explosion occurred yesterday in the packing room of the Beloeil Powder Works at Chambly, Quebec, killing two men, named Joseph Favreault and Samuel Bettie.
New York Herald
New York, New York
August 31, 1889
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1895 - Chambly
CHAMBLY, a county of the Province of Quebec, bounded on the west by the St. Lawrence, and on the south-east by the Richelieu River, has an area of 87,319 acres. The chief products are oats, hay, flax, wool and tobacco. It is traversed by the South Eastern Ry. Capital, Longueuil. Pop. in 1871,...Read MORE...

1898 - Danger of a Flood
Montreal, Jan. 13. - A report from Chambly, Que., says there is danger of a serious flood there. The Richelieu river, which has for the first time in the memory of the oldest residents frozen completely over this year, has risen 2 feet within the past few days. The two bridges are in danger, and if ...Read MORE...

Chambly, a county of the province of Quebec, bounded on the W. by the St. Lawrence and on the SE. by the Richelieu River. Capital, Longueuil.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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