Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre et St-Paul-de-Baie-St-Paul)
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Baie-Saint-Paul (2006 Population 7,288; UA population 4,545) is a city in the Province of Quebec, Canada on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Baie-Saint-Paul is the seat of Charlevoix Regional County Municipality. The name gained some prominence in the 1770's when Doctor Philippe-Louis-François Badelard named a disease he was researching the Baie-Saint-Paul malady. This illness was the subject of one of the first medical publications done in Lower Canada.
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The city is situated on the delta of the Gouffre River. It is known for its art galleries, shops and restaurants.
Baie-Saint-Paul is where Cirque du Soleil originated back in 1984.
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1681 - The missions Baie St. Paul & St. Ours de la Province de Quebec is established this year.
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1714 - Église de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul at Baie-Saint-Paul
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1791 - December 6 - Earthquake
Charlevoix-Kamouraska region, QC. Widely felt. Some damage at
Baie-Saint-Paul and Les Éboulements.
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1832 - The Parish of Baie de St Paul, Cote de Beaupre,by a decree of the 3rd of March, 1722, which confirms the regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, includes the S. of du Gouffre, 3 l. on the St. Lawrence S.W. and the Isle aux Coudres. In St. Paul's Bay and along the river du Gouffre the settlements are girted by a lofty range of mountains, stretching N....Read MORE... 1858 - The Dead Alive.A few days ago, a respectable man in the employment of one of the largest mercantile houses in Quebec, took passage in a schooner for Baie St. Paul, on a visit to his relations. He carried with him a good stock of wearing apparel, and a check for the amount of his wages, a considerable sum.
1870 - The Canada papers continue to report damages by the recent earthquake.
At Baie St. Paul seventeen houses were much damaged. At Les Eboulements the church and ten houses were injured and two children killed.
Kansas Weekly Commonwealth
November 10, 1870
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1873BAY ST. PAUL, Charlevoix co., Que. See St. Paul's Bay.
ST. PAUL'S BAY, an outport of Quebec, capital of the co. of Charlevoix, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 60 miles below Quebec. It contains, besides the county buildings, a church, a convent, several tanneries, saw and gristmills, and...Read MORE...
1879 - Small-pox is reported to have broken out at Baie St. Paul and Eboulements, in Charlevoix County, where frightful ravages were caused by it some years back.
Chicago Daily Tribune
January 26, 1879
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1894 - Landslide and FloodMONTREAL, June 6. - A special from Baie St. Paul, Quebec, says: "The landslide and flood that has done so much damage to the surrounding country commenced Friday about 11 o'clock. The river itself runs through the village and has gradually become a raging torrent on account of the heavy rainfall....Read MORE...
1894 - Mail Carrier Drowned
BAIE ST. PAUL, Que., Nov. 1. - Jacob Bouchard, mail carrier for the Saguenac steamers, fell from a pier last night and was drowned.
The Winnipeg Tribune
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
November 1, 1894
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1896 - Earthquake
A strong shock of earthquake was felt at Baie St. Paul, Que.
Fayette County Leader
September 24, 1896
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1914 - Severe Earthquake is Felt in Canada
Quebec, Feb. 14. - An earthquake shock was felt all over the city and district of Quebec at 5:40 a. m., to-day. The shock was violent enough to wake hundreds of citizens.
Messages from Levis, Baie St. Paul and L'Islet recorded the same disturbance. No damage was reported.
Asheville, North Carolina
February 14, 1914
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Baie St. Paul, a post-village of Charlevoix co., Quebec, Canada, 39 miles from Sainte Anne de Baupre. Pop. in 1901, 1408. Its banking point is Quebec.
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
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