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Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Laval, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul 5443, boul. Lévesque Est, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, QUÉBEC Established in 1841  http://diocesemontreal.org/leglise-a-

There are reminders of the old, rural character of Île Jésus throughout Laval, including 26 roadside crosses, riverside parks and heritage village centres. Some former villages include churches dating back to the mid-1850s, such as those found in Sainte-Rose and Saint-Vincent-de-Paul. Saint-Vincent-de-Paul is also well known for its fortress-like federal penitentiary, built in 1873.

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Église de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
5443, boul. Lévesque Est, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, QUÉBEC
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Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Laval, Québec, Canada

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Église de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
5443, boul. Lévesque Est, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, QUÉBEC
Established in 1841

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1733 - Saint-Vincent-de-Paul founded

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Parish beginnings
The historic parish of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul was founded in 1743, although the foundation was authorized in 1740 at the same time as that of Sainte-Rose-de-Lima. Saint-Vincent-de-Paul therefore separated from Saint-François-de-Sales in 1743. It was then, at the confluence of the La Pinière stream and the Rivière des Prairies, in the eastern sector, that a hamlet developed. where the first merchants settled, from 1745 to 1780.
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A wealthy merchant, Joseph-Hubert Lacroix settled there in 1767 and had a stone residence built. In 1789, Lacroix, who acquired the neighboring land, came to own a vast estate, which put an end to the expansion of the hamlet.

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1832 - The parish of St. Vincent de Paul (Isle Jesus)
is in the S. part of the island, and the farms are conceded, some of them prior to 1759; the rates on which they are held are, 1st. 2 sols for each superficial arpent, and 1 sol as quit rent for each front arpent. - 2nd. 2 sols tournois for each superficial arpent, and 1 sol as quit rent for each front arpent. - 3rd. 1 sol tournois for each superficial arpent, half a bushel of whet for every 20 superficial arpents, and 1 sol as quit rent for each front arpent.

Population 1690
Churches, R.C. 1
Cures 1
Presbyteries 1
Villages 1
Schools 1
Corn-mills 1
Saw-mills 1
Notaries 1
Medical men 1
Shopkeepers 5
Taverns 6
Artisans 22
A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832
1841 - Église de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul established at Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

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1859
ISLE-JESUS, a seignory of Lower Canada, in the co. of Terrebonne, separated from the mainland by the river St. Jean or Jesus, and from the island of Montreal on the NW by the Riviere-des-Prairies. It is 21 m. in length, and 6 m. at its greatest breadth, and is in its entire extent level, fertile and well-cultivated. It possesses excellent roads, and is connected by several ferries with the mainland and adjacent island. It contains 3 parishes. The houses are mostly built of stone.

A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 4
Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
1873
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, a thriving post village of Quebec, co. of Laval, on Isle Jesus, and on la Riviere des Prairies, 12 miles from Montreal. It contains the Provincial Penitentiary, 2 telegraph offices, and several stores and hotels. Pop. 1,000.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
From 1878, the commissioning of the first railway line, which became the Canadian Pacific in 1885.

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1895 - Saint Vincent de Paul
Saint Vin'cent de Paul, a post-village of Quebec, co. of Laval, on Isle Jésus, and on the Rivière des Prairies, 12 miles N.N.W. of Montreal. It contains the provincial penitentiary, several stores, and hotels. Pop. 1000.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1906
Saint Vincent de Paul, a post-village of Laval co., Quebec, ont Isle Jesus, the Riviere des Prairies, and the Canadian Pacific R., 12 miles NNW. of Montreal. It has cheese and butter-factories and various mills. Pop. in 1901, 1462.
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 ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
In 1908, a tram terminus was built at Sault-au-Récollet to meet the traffic of the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul crossing.

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1965 - Saint-Vincent-de-Paul integrated into the city of Laval

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2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Saint-Vincent-de-Paul:
Centre de la nature de Laval:

This large park offers walking and biking trails, beautiful gardens, and a lake. It's a perfect spot for a relaxing day, a family picnic, or a leisurely stroll.

Laval Cosmodome:

If you're interested in space and science, the Cosmodome is a must-visit. It's an interactive space science museum that provides a fascinating journey through the cosmos.

Place Bell:

A multipurpose arena that hosts concerts, sports events, and other performances. Check the schedule to see if there's something happening during your visit.

Carrefour Laval:

For shopping enthusiasts, Carrefour Laval is a large shopping mall with a wide variety of shops, boutiques, and restaurants.

La Recreatheque:

A family entertainment center offering activities like bowling, laser tag, and arcade games. It's a great place for a fun-filled day with friends or family.

Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul:

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