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History of Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada

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Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada

"Les Éboulements" owes its name to a geological incident that changed the shape of this territory in 1663. A gigantic landslide occurred as a result of an earthquake, causing part of the coast to be swept away into the St.Lawrence River.

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  • (Les Eboulements) - "In 1663, a violent earthquake in the region caused a gigantic landslide; it is said that half a small mountain sank into the river. The village of Les Eboulements is named after the event (eboulements means landslide in English)"
    Fabulous Quebec, Collective Series, Ulysses Travel Guides Series
    Authors Francois Remillard, Benoit Prieur
    Publisher Ulysses Travel Guides,...Read MORE...


  • 1733 - Parish of L'Assomption-de-la-Ste-Vierge-des-Éboulements is established at Les Eboulements

    www.prdh-igd.com/en/Carte/2301

  • 1791 - December 6 - Earthquake
    Charlevoix-Kamouraska region, QC. Widely felt. Some damage at Baie-Saint-Paul and Les Éboulements.

    catalystforscience.ca/ pdf/10/ ESS/NRCEarthquakes/ Timeline_Earthquakes_list.pdf

  • 1827 - Église de l’Assomption de la Sainte Vierge is established at Les Éboulements

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada
    Église de l’Assomption de la Sainte Vierge
    280, rue du Village, Les Éboulements, QUÉBEC
    Established 1827
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • 1832 - EBOULEMENS, LES,
    seigniory, in the co. of Saguenay, fronts the St. Lawrence and lies between the seigniories of Le Gouffre and Murry Bay and is bounded in the rear by ...Read MORE...


  • 1870 - The Canada papers continue to report damages by the recent earthquake.
    At Baie St. Paul seventeen houses were much damaged. At Les Eboulements the church and ten houses were injured and two children killed.
    Kansas Weekly Commonwealth
    Topeka, Kansas
    November 10, 1870

  • 1873
    LES EBOULEMENTS, a post village, seigniory and river port in Charlevoix co., Que., on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 69 miles below Quebec. It...Read MORE...


  • 1879 - Small-pox is reported to have broken out at Baie St. Paul and Eboulements, in Charlevoix County, where frightful ravages were caused by it some years back.

    Chicago Daily Tribune
    Chicago, Illinois
    January 26, 1879

  • 1884 - ...The steamer Union had a very narrow escape from wrecking while lying at the wharf at Les Eboulements.
    The passengers were all landed at the commencement of the gale. The cargo was damaged by the rolling and shipping of seas...
    Decatur Review
    Decatur, Illinois
    November 8, 1884

  • News 1890 - MURDERER AND SUICIDE. Abel Bergerson Poisons His Two Children and Himself.
    New has been received of the suicide at Spragueville, N.Y., of Abel Bergerson, who first poisoned his two young children with rat poison and then...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Les Eboulemens
    Les Eboulemens, laz Abool"möNa', a post-village and river-port in Charlevoix co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 69 miles below Quebec. ...Read MORE...


  • 1907 - Where the Horse Is Considered.
    From the Travel Magazine.
    The Canadian country on the north shore of the St. Lawrence is very hilly indeed in some places. The country "gets a move...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Lea Eboulements, a post-village of Charlevoix co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, (9 miles below Quebec. It is at the foot of Mount...Read MORE...


  • Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada
    Ancien Manoir Seigneurial

    Postcard
  • Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada
    Vieux Moulin a Farine, Les Eboulements

    Postcard
  • Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada
    Grandeur Nature, Les Eboulements Charlevois Que. oil painting by Louise Lecor Kirouac

    Artwork


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Église de l’Assomption de la Sainte Vierge
280, rue du Village, Les Éboulements, QUÉBEC
Established 1827
Source: Google maps
Photograph

Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Ancien Manoir Seigneurial

Postcard

Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Vieux Moulin a Farine, Les Eboulements

Postcard

Les Éboulements, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Grandeur Nature, Les Eboulements Charlevois Que. oil painting by Louise Lecor Kirouac

Artwork


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  • (Les Eboulements) - "In 1663, a violent earthquake in the region caused a gigantic landslide; it is said that half a small mountain sank into the river. The village of Les Eboulements is named after the event (eboulements means landslide in English)"
    Fabulous Quebec, Collective Series, Ulysses Travel Guides Series
    Authors Francois Remillard, Benoit Prieur
    Publisher Ulysses Travel Guides,... Read MORE...

  • 1733 - Parish of L'Assomption-de-la-Ste-Vierge-des-Éboulements is established at Les Eboulements

    www.prdh-igd.com/en/Carte/2301
  • 1791 - December 6 - Earthquake
    Charlevoix-Kamouraska region, QC. Widely felt. Some damage at Baie-Saint-Paul and Les Éboulements.

    catalystforscience.ca/ pdf/10/ ESS/NRCEarthquakes/ Timeline_Earthquakes_list.pdf
  • 1827 - Église de l’Assomption de la Sainte Vierge is established at Les Éboulements

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1832 - EBOULEMENS, LES,
    seigniory, in the co. of Saguenay, fronts the St. Lawrence and lies between the seigniories of Le Gouffre and Murry Bay and is bounded in the rear by ... Read MORE...

  • 1870 - The Canada papers continue to report damages by the recent earthquake.
    At Baie St. Paul seventeen houses were much damaged. At Les Eboulements the church and ten houses were injured and two children killed. Kansas Weekly Commonwealth
    Topeka, Kansas
    November 10, 1870
  • 1873
    LES EBOULEMENTS, a post village, seigniory and river port in Charlevoix co., Que., on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 69 miles below Quebec. It... Read MORE...

  • 1879 - Small-pox is reported to have broken out at Baie St. Paul and Eboulements, in Charlevoix County, where frightful ravages were caused by it some years back.
    Chicago Daily Tribune
    Chicago, Illinois
    January 26, 1879
  • 1884 - ...The steamer Union had a very narrow escape from wrecking while lying at the wharf at Les Eboulements.
    The passengers were all landed at the commencement of the gale. The cargo was damaged by the rolling and shipping of seas... Decatur Review
    Decatur, Illinois
    November 8, 1884
  • News  1890 - MURDERER AND SUICIDE. Abel Bergerson Poisons His Two Children and Himself.
    New has been received of the suicide at Spragueville, N.Y., of Abel Bergerson, who first poisoned his two young children with rat poison and then... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Les Eboulemens
    Les Eboulemens, laz Abool"möNa', a post-village and river-port in Charlevoix co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 69 miles below Quebec. ... Read MORE...

  • 1907 - Where the Horse Is Considered.
    From the Travel Magazine.
    The Canadian country on the north shore of the St. Lawrence is very hilly indeed in some places. The country "gets a move... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Lea Eboulements, a post-village of Charlevoix co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, (9 miles below Quebec. It is at the foot of Mount... Read MORE...

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