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History of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is located on the western tip of Île de Montréal, about 35 km west of MONTRÉAL. Its shoreline, bathed by the waters of lakes Deux-Montagnes and Saint-Louis, has made the town popular for pleasure boating and yachting. The canal (1843) linking the two lakes is a national historic site and remains the busiest in the province.

The town took its name in 1878, the year it was incorporated as a village. The name Bellevue, which refers to the panoramic view from the western end of Île de Montréal, is reminiscent of the fief of Bellevue that was granted to two brothers, Louis and Gabriel de Berthé, in 1672...

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  • 1686 - Parish of Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue is opened

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • 1703 - Église de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue established at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Église de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
    Established 1703
    Photograph
  • Around 1712, René-Charles de Breslay, local parish priest from 1703 to 1719, got caught in a fierce snowstorm. He fell from his horse, broke his leg on the ice, and lost the horse. Breslay was allegedly saved through the intervention by Sainte Anne,
    after which he built a chapel dedicated to her at the westernmost point of Montreal Island next to Fort Senneville and Tourtes Island (Île aux...Read MORE...


  • From the early 1800s the town of Sainte-Anne became a place of literary pilgrimage after Thomas Moore the famous Irish composer wrote one of his most celebrated works Canadian Boat Song here.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1832 - The Parish of Ste. Anne,
    by a regulation made Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, was erected at the upper end of the island, and contains the...Read MORE...


  • In 1835, the local post office opened at Sainte-Anne.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • In 1843, the Sainte-Anne Canal was completed, resulting in a large amount of travellers and merchants passing through the village.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 (Sainte-Anne) - the Grand Trunk Railway was built through the area

    www.wikipedia.org

  • In 1878, the main settlement was incorporated as a separate village municipality, and the parish municipality was renamed to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue that same year.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1887 - Canadian Pacific Railway came to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1890 - Ste. Anne de Bellevue
    "Ste. Anne de Bellevue, vil., Quebec, co. Jacques Cartier, 21 m. W. of Montreal. P. 1,163. It is a favourite summer resort."
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker

  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Arrivant de Peche, Ste. Anne de Bellevue
    Postcard
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Clarendon Hotel, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que.
    Postcard
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Panorama of Macdonald Agricultural College, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que.
    In Foreground: Experimental Vineyard
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Sainte Anne de Bellevue, a post-town of Jacques Cartier co., Quebec, on the Canadian Pacific and Grand Trunk Rs., 21 miles from Montreal, its banking ...Read MORE...


  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Poultry Buildings, Macdonald College, 1909
    Postcard
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
    Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Qué, Town, pop 5197 (2006c), 5062 (2001c), inc 1895. Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is located on the western tip of Île de...Read MORE...




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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Église de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Established 1703
Photograph

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Arrivant de Peche, Ste. Anne de Bellevue
Postcard

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Clarendon Hotel, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que.
Postcard



Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Panorama of Macdonald Agricultural College, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que.
In Foreground: Experimental Vineyard
Postcard

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Poultry Buildings, Macdonald College, 1909
Postcard
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  • 1686 - Parish of Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue is opened

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • 1703 - Église de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue established at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

    www.gcatholic.org
  • Around 1712, René-Charles de Breslay, local parish priest from 1703 to 1719, got caught in a fierce snowstorm. He fell from his horse, broke his leg on the ice, and lost the horse. Breslay was allegedly saved through the intervention by Sainte Anne,
    after which he built a chapel dedicated to her at the westernmost point of Montreal Island next to Fort Senneville and Tourtes Island (Île aux... Read MORE...

  • From the early 1800s the town of Sainte-Anne became a place of literary pilgrimage after Thomas Moore the famous Irish composer wrote one of his most celebrated works Canadian Boat Song here.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1832 - The Parish of Ste. Anne,
    by a regulation made Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, was erected at the upper end of the island, and contains the... Read MORE...

  • In 1835, the local post office opened at Sainte-Anne.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1843, the Sainte-Anne Canal was completed, resulting in a large amount of travellers and merchants passing through the village.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 (Sainte-Anne) - the Grand Trunk Railway was built through the area

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1878, the main settlement was incorporated as a separate village municipality, and the parish municipality was renamed to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue that same year.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1887 - Canadian Pacific Railway came to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1890 - Ste. Anne de Bellevue
    "Ste. Anne de Bellevue, vil., Quebec, co. Jacques Cartier, 21 m. W. of Montreal. P. 1,163. It is a favourite summer resort."
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
  • 1906
    Sainte Anne de Bellevue, a post-town of Jacques Cartier co., Quebec, on the Canadian Pacific and Grand Trunk Rs., 21 miles from Montreal, its banking ... Read MORE...

  • Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
    Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Qué, Town, pop 5197 (2006c), 5062 (2001c), inc 1895. Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is located on the western tip of Île de... Read MORE...

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