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(Saint-Joachim-de-la-Pointe-Claire)

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"Pointe Claire, pwāst klair, a village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Jacques Cartier, on the island of Montreal, on the N. shore of the river St. Lawrence, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 14 1/ 2 miles from Montreal. Pop. 461."

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

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  • 1709 – Pointe-Claire windmill (1, rue Saint-Joachim) is built.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ 1709_in_Canada

  • 1713 – Pointe-Claire parish is first established in the name of St. Francis of Sales and dedicated to St. Joachim the following year.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ 1713_in_Canada

  • Pointe-Claire, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Joachim, est. 1713
    2, rue Sainte-Anne, Pointe-Claire, QUÉBEC
    Source: Google maps
  • 1832 - The Parish of Pointe Claire,
    by a regulation made Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, extends from Cote de Ste. Anne to Cote St. Remi, and includes...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    MONTREAL, an island of Lower Canada, at the confluence of the Grand Ottawa river with the St. Lawrence, 580 m. from the mouth of the latter river. It ...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    POINTE CLAIRE, an incorporated village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Jacques Carrier, situated on the Island of Montreal, on the N. shore of the...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Pointe Claire, a post-village of Jacques Cartier co., Quebec, on the island of Montreal, on the N. shore of the river St. Lawrence, and on the Grand...Read MORE...


  • Pointe-Claire, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Grand Trunk Railway Station
  • 1922 - Église de Sainte-Jeanne-de-Chantal established at Pointe-Claire

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Point-Claire
    Pointe-Claire, Qué, City, pop 30 161 (2006c), 29 286 (2001c), inc 1911. Pointe-Claire is a residential suburb of MONTRÉAL and a member of the...Read MORE...




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