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(Saint-Remi-de-la-Salle)

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Saint-Rémi, Québec, Canada - Le Couvent, St. Remi

Saint-Rémi extends over 80 square kilometers in the administrative region of Montérégie. This city is part of the regional county municipality of Jardins-de-Napierville. It is located on the South Shore of the St. Lawrence, about ten minutes from the Mercier Bridge.

Economically, Saint-Rémi is distinguished by its industries working in the agri-food sector, in the production of concrete products, paving and a few others. Its Industrial Park has grown over the years.

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Le Couvent, St. Remi
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Église de Saint-Rémi, est. 1930
 840, rue Notre-Dame, Saint-Rémi, QUÉBEC
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Église de Saint-Rémi, est. 1930
840, rue Notre-Dame, Saint-Rémi, QUÉBEC
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1815 - First Settler
The history of Saint-Rémi dates back to 1815, when the first settler, Alexis Perras, settled there. He began to clear the land and was then joined by other families (note that a first seigniory was created there in 1750, but that the settlement of the territory did not begin until 1815).
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1831 - The parish of St-Rémi-de-Lasalle opened
On June 3, 1828, the parish of Saint-Rémi was canonically erected. Two years later, a first chapel was built. The municipality was established civilly in 1835. According to one version, Saint-Rémi was named in honor of Father Rémi Prudhomme, the first parish priest. According to another version, the name honors Daniel de Rémy de Courcelles, governor of New France who ordered the constitution of a seigneury on this territory.
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During the Patriot Rebellion of 1837, Saint-Rémi found itself at the heart of history. English hussars killed a resident suspected of being behind an ambush.

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In November 1840, a church was erected, the plans of which were drawn up by the architect Louis-Thomas Berlinguet. In 1849, a railway line crossed the territory of the municipality.

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1873
ST. REMI, an incorporated village in Huntingdon co., Que., on the G. T. R (Province Line division), 21 miles from Montreal. If, contains an iron foundry, a tannery, 4 hotels, 7 or 8 stores, and 2 churches Pop. 831.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
1890 - St Remi
St Remi. vil., Quebec, co. Napierville. 30 m. by rail S. of Montreal. P. 909; sub-dist. 1,805.
The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada
John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
1895 - Saint Remi
Saint Remi, sáN" rà'mee', a village in Huntingdon co., Quebec, on the Grand Trunk Railway (Province Line division), 21 miles S. of Montreal. It has an iron-foundry, a tannery, 4 hotels, 7 stores, and 2 churches. Pop. 831.
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
1930 - Église de Saint-Rémi established at Saint-Rémi

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In 1975, two municipalities merged, namely the village of Saint-Rémi and the parish of Saint-Rémi de la Salle. The new entity receives the name of Ville de Saint-Rémi.

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2023 - Saint-Rémi in Québec, nice choice! It's a charming place with a mix of cultural, outdoor, and culinary experiences. Here's a list of things you can check out:
Parc de la Voie Maritime: A beautiful park along the St. Lawrence River, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a picnic. The river views are stunning, especially during sunset.

Vignoble de l'Orpailleur: If you enjoy wine, this vineyard is a must-visit. Take a tour, taste some fantastic local wines, and perhaps bring a bottle back to enjoy later.

Église Saint-Rémi: The town's church, dating back to the 19th century, is an architectural gem. Even if you're not religious, the history and craftsmanship are worth exploring.

Ferme Guyon: A family-friendly farm where you can pick your own fruits and vegetables, depending on the season. It's a fun activity for both adults and kids.

Chocolats Andrée: Indulge your sweet tooth at this local chocolate shop. Handmade chocolates and other treats make for excellent souvenirs or delightful snacks.

Musée historique Saint-Rémi: Learn about the town's history through exhibits and artifacts. It's a great way to understand the cultural roots of ... Read MORE...

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