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The area was granted to Philippe de Rigaud de VAUDREUIL in 1703. However, it was his successor, Michel Chartier de Lotbinière, who fostered the settlement and development of the seigneury that he had bought from the Vaudreuil family in 1763. The FUR TRADE and agriculture supported the local economy.

Vaudreuil, named after its first seigneur, was made a municipality in 1845, but was abolished 2 years later and set up anew in 1850. Dorion had been set up as a separate village in 1891, splitting away from the village of Vaudreuil. Vaudreuil became a town in 1963 when it amalgamated with the parish municipality of Saint-Michel-de-Vaudreuil whereas Dorion's municipal status was raised much earlier in 1916. The name Dorion recalls Antoine-Aimé DORION, the flamboyant politician who followed Louis-Joseph Papineau as leader of the PARTI ROUGE and who was a prominent opponent of Confederation...

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  • 1702 - Seigniory (Vaudreuil) Granted, Oct. 12, 1702, to Mr. de Vaudreuil.


  • 1713 – Jurisdiction of the Government of Montreal begins to the west of Maskinongé, Quebec and Yamaska and ends at the extremity of the inhabited area, namely fort Saint-Jean, Châteauguay and Vaudreuil

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

  • 1773 - Église de Saint-Michel established at Vaudreuil

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Michel
    414, av. Saint-Charles, Vaudreuil-Dorion, QUÉBEC
    Established 1773
    Source: Google maps
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  • 1832 - VAUDREUIL,
    seigniory, in the co. of Vaudreuil, is bounded N. by the Lake of Two Mountains; S. by Soulange; W. by Rigaud; E. by the narrow channel that separates ...Read MORE...


  • 1837 - July 30, 1837 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meeting at Vaudreuil

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_30

  • 1873
    VAUDREUIL, a county of Quebec, situated in the S.W. part of the province, bounded on the S.E. by the St. Lawrence River, and on the N. by the Lake of ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Vaudreuil
    VAUDREUIL, a county of Quebec, situated in the south-west part of the province, bounded on the south-east by the St. Lawrence, and on the north by...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Vaudreuil, a post-village of Quebec, capital of Vaudreuil co., on the river St. Lawrence, 24 miles W. of MOntral. Pop. in 1901, 385.
    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

  • Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
    Ottawa River - Vaudreuil, near Montreal
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  • Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
    Bridge Cabins
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  • Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
    1951, Scout Jamboree
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  • Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
    Phillip's Cafe
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  • Vaudreuil-Dorion
    Vaudreuil-Dorion, Qué, City, pop 25 789 (2006c), 19 920 (2001c), inc 1994. Vaudreuil-Dorion is the result of the merger of 2 sister towns, Vaudreuil...Read MORE...




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Église de Saint-Michel
414, av. Saint-Charles, Vaudreuil-Dorion, QUÉBEC
Established 1773
Source: Google maps
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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
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Ottawa River - Vaudreuil, near Montreal
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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
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Bridge Cabins
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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
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1951, Scout Jamboree
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Phillip's Cafe
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  • 1702 - Seigniory (Vaudreuil) Granted, Oct. 12, 1702, to Mr. de Vaudreuil.
  • 1713 – Jurisdiction of the Government of Montreal begins to the west of Maskinongé, Quebec and Yamaska and ends at the extremity of the inhabited area, namely fort Saint-Jean, Châteauguay and Vaudreuil

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ 1713_in_Canada
  • 1773 - Église de Saint-Michel established at Vaudreuil

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1832 - VAUDREUIL,
    seigniory, in the co. of Vaudreuil, is bounded N. by the Lake of Two Mountains; S. by Soulange; W. by Rigaud; E. by the narrow channel that separates ... Read MORE...

  • 1837 - July 30, 1837 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meeting at Vaudreuil

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_30
  • 1873
    VAUDREUIL, a county of Quebec, situated in the S.W. part of the province, bounded on the S.E. by the St. Lawrence River, and on the N. by the Lake of ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Vaudreuil
    VAUDREUIL, a county of Quebec, situated in the south-west part of the province, bounded on the south-east by the St. Lawrence, and on the north by... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Vaudreuil, a post-village of Quebec, capital of Vaudreuil co., on the river St. Lawrence, 24 miles W. of MOntral. Pop. in 1901, 385.
    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
  • Vaudreuil-Dorion
    Vaudreuil-Dorion, Qué, City, pop 25 789 (2006c), 19 920 (2001c), inc 1994. Vaudreuil-Dorion is the result of the merger of 2 sister towns, Vaudreuil... Read MORE...

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