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History of Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Lachine (La Chine)
A city on the south side of Montréal Island, north of the Lachine Rapids. (45.44N/ 73.68W) Named by the early explorers who were searching for a way to China (La Chine in french). On several old maps, Lachine was shown as the area east of the Lachine Canal, now called Lasalle. The present Lachine was then called Upper Lachine.
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  • 1535 - October 2 - Jacques Cartier
    visits the Iroquois town of Hochelaga; legend says he proclaimed "What a royal mountain," ("Quel Mont Royal (Mont Réal!)"; visits rapids at the head...Read MORE...


  • 1676 - established
    Lachine, originally named Saint-Sulpice, was a vast domain granted to Robert Cavelier de La Salle to colonize and cultivate the land. Instead,...Read MORE...


  • 1678 - Église des Saints-Anges de Lachine established at Lachine

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Église des Saints-Anges de Lachine
    1400, rue Saint-Joseph, Lachine, QUÉBEC
    Established 1678
    Source: Google maps
  • 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
    On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake St. Louis, its widest point in the Montreal area....Read MORE...


  • 1719-20 – Maison Jean-Gabriel Picard (5430 boulevard Saint-Joseph, Lachine) built. It is one of Lachine's two oldest houses.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ 1719_in_Canada

  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada

  • 1817 - July 17 - Construction begins on the Lachine Canal; completed eight years later.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_17

  • 1821 - July 2 - Lower Canada takes over Lachine Canal building from private company

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_2

  • News 1823 - Blown Away
    On Tuesday last, a labourer on the Lachine Canal, having lighted the train to a hole filled with powder for blasting a rock, the charge did not...Read MORE...


  • News 1825 - 700 Irish Arrive
    Montreal, June 18. - On Thursday the Lady Sherbrook and Quebec steam boats brought from Quebec about 700 Irish emigrants, sent out by Government....Read MORE...


  • 1832 - The Parish of Lachine,
    by a regulation made Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, comprises 2 3/ 4 leagues along the St. Lawrence from Cote des...Read MORE...


  • News 1842 - DEPLORABLE ACCIDENT AND LOSS OF LIFE.
    It is our painful duty to announce a calamity unprecedented in extent in British North America, which occurred on our waters on Sunday Inst.

    The...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    CHINE (La). or LACHINE, a village of Lower Canada, on the N side of the rapid called the Sault-Saint-Louis, 8 m. from Montreal. The rapid is overcome ...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...


  • 1862 - April 14 - Ice dam causes St Lawrence River rapidly to overflow its banks, inundating one-quarter of Lachine and old Montreal with river water 24 feet deep.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ April_14

  • 1873
    LACHINE, an incorporated town in Jacques Cartier co., Que., on Lake St. Louis, and on the G. T. R., (Province Line division,) 8 .miles from Montreal. ...Read MORE...


  • News 1876 - Fatal Fire at Lachine, Quebec.
    LACHINE, July 21. - A large building used by Mr. Stouge for boat-building, burned last night, with boats of the Lachine Boating Club and several...Read MORE...


  • News 1881 - Chief Joseph Onaskeurat Dies
    Joseph Onaskeurat, chief of the tribe of Oka Indians, who died the other day near the Lachine Rapids, Province of Quebec, was one of the most...Read MORE...


  • 1882-84 - Lachine
    ...From the wharf at Montreal we take the steamer which is to carry us up the Ottawa to our destination at the Capital. We proceed for the first...Read MORE...


  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are...Read MORE...


  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Pensionnat des Soeurs de Ste-Anne a Lachine, built around 1888
  • 1895 - Lachine
    Lachine, là'sheen', a town in Jacques Cartier co, Quebec, on Lake St. Louis, opposite Caughnawaga, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 8 miles S.W. of...Read MORE...


  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    View of Lachine Locks
  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Bridge at Lachine
  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Old Windmill at Lachine, P. Que.
  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Stoney Point, Lachine, P.Q.
  • Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
    St Joseph Street, Lachine.
  • 1906 - Église de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens established at Lachine

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1910 - Église du Très-Saint-Sacrement established at Lachine

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1916
    Lachine, a town of Jacques Cartier co., Quebec, on Lake St. Louis, opposite Caughnawaga, and on the Grand Trunk and the Canadian Pacific Rs., 8 miles ...Read MORE...


  • Lachine
    Lachine, Qué, City, pop 40 222 (2001c), 39 910 A (1996c), 35 266 (1991c), area 17.83 km2, inc 1907, is located on the south bank of Île de Montréal...Read MORE...




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Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Église des Saints-Anges de Lachine
1400, rue Saint-Joseph, Lachine, QUÉBEC
Established 1678
Source: Google maps

Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Pensionnat des Soeurs de Ste-Anne a Lachine, built around 1888

Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Bridge at Lachine

Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Old Windmill at Lachine, P. Que.

Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Stoney Point, Lachine, P.Q.

Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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St Joseph Street, Lachine.

Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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View of Lachine Locks

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  • 1535 - October 2 - Jacques Cartier
    visits the Iroquois town of Hochelaga; legend says he proclaimed "What a royal mountain," ("Quel Mont Royal (Mont Réal!)"; visits rapids at the head... Read MORE...

  • 1676 - established
    Lachine, originally named Saint-Sulpice, was a vast domain granted to Robert Cavelier de La Salle to colonize and cultivate the land. Instead,... Read MORE...

  • 1678 - Église des Saints-Anges de Lachine established at Lachine

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1689 - Attacked by Iroquois - Lachine Massacre
    On the night of August 4-5, 1689, nearly 1,500 Iroquois warriors crossed the St. Lawrence at Lake St. Louis, its widest point in the Montreal area.... Read MORE...

  • 1719-20 – Maison Jean-Gabriel Picard (5430 boulevard Saint-Joseph, Lachine) built. It is one of Lachine's two oldest houses.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ 1719_in_Canada
  • 1817 - July 17 - Construction begins on the Lachine Canal; completed eight years later.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_17
  • 1821 - July 2 - Lower Canada takes over Lachine Canal building from private company

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_2
  • News  1823 - Blown Away
    On Tuesday last, a labourer on the Lachine Canal, having lighted the train to a hole filled with powder for blasting a rock, the charge did not... Read MORE...

  • News  1825 - 700 Irish Arrive
    Montreal, June 18. - On Thursday the Lady Sherbrook and Quebec steam boats brought from Quebec about 700 Irish emigrants, sent out by Government.... Read MORE...

  • 1832 - The Parish of Lachine,
    by a regulation made Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, comprises 2 3/ 4 leagues along the St. Lawrence from Cote des... Read MORE...

  • News  1842 - DEPLORABLE ACCIDENT AND LOSS OF LIFE.
    It is our painful duty to announce a calamity unprecedented in extent in British North America, which occurred on our waters on Sunday Inst.

    The... 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...

  • 1859
    CHINE (La). or LACHINE, a village of Lower Canada, on the N side of the rapid called the Sault-Saint-Louis, 8 m. from Montreal. The rapid is overcome ... Read MORE...

  • 1862 - April 14 - Ice dam causes St Lawrence River rapidly to overflow its banks, inundating one-quarter of Lachine and old Montreal with river water 24 feet deep.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ April_14
  • 1873
    LACHINE, an incorporated town in Jacques Cartier co., Que., on Lake St. Louis, and on the G. T. R., (Province Line division,) 8 .miles from Montreal. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1876 - Fatal Fire at Lachine, Quebec.
    LACHINE, July 21. - A large building used by Mr. Stouge for boat-building, burned last night, with boats of the Lachine Boating Club and several... Read MORE...

  • News  1881 - Chief Joseph Onaskeurat Dies
    Joseph Onaskeurat, chief of the tribe of Oka Indians, who died the other day near the Lachine Rapids, Province of Quebec, was one of the most... Read MORE...

  • 1882-84 - Lachine
    ...From the wharf at Montreal we take the steamer which is to carry us up the Ottawa to our destination at the Capital. We proceed for the first... Read MORE...

  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Lachine
    Lachine, là'sheen', a town in Jacques Cartier co, Quebec, on Lake St. Louis, opposite Caughnawaga, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 8 miles S.W. of... Read MORE...

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  • 1906 - Église de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens established at Lachine

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1910 - Église du Très-Saint-Sacrement established at Lachine

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1916
    Lachine, a town of Jacques Cartier co., Quebec, on Lake St. Louis, opposite Caughnawaga, and on the Grand Trunk and the Canadian Pacific Rs., 8 miles ... Read MORE...

  • Lachine
    Lachine, Qué, City, pop 40 222 (2001c), 39 910 A (1996c), 35 266 (1991c), area 17.83 km2, inc 1907, is located on the south bank of Île de Montréal... Read MORE...

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