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Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

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Sainte-Foy is a former city in central Quebec, Canada on the Saint Lawrence River. It was amalgamated into Quebec City on January 1, 2002. Most of Sainte-Foy is in the Borough of Sainte-Foy—Sillery, but part of it is in the Borough of Laurentien.

Sainte-Foy is a major suburban neighbourhood west of downtown Quebec City. It is a great part of Quebec City's economic life by the presence of the Jean Lesage International Airport, Université Laval, many shopping malls and both bridges to the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River.Wikipedia



Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

Sainte-Foy, 1840
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1956-62-74
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Notre-Dame-de-Foy, established 1698

Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

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Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

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1638 - Sainte-Foy founded

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News  1822 - Woman Thief
Many robberies have lately been committed in the Parishes of St. Foy and Cap Rouge, in Canada, and...Read MORE...

1845 - A young Canadian, named Theopilus Hamel, at St. Foy, near Quebec, having exhibited great talents in the art of design, was sent to Rome for completion of his studies.
His parents being poor, his means soon fell short and an application was made to the Legislative...Read MORE...

1873
ST. FOY, a post village and parish in Quebec co., Que., 4 miles from Quebec. It contains 1 store, 3 ...Read MORE...

1888 - September 3 - A young farmer, of St. Foys, Que., carried off a neighbors's daughter and made a bee line for Uncle Sam's domains.
The enraged parent of the girl is after the fugitives.
Manitoba Free Press
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
September 3, 1888
1906
Saint Foy, a post-village of Quebec co., Quebec, 4 miles SW. of Quebec.
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
News  1979 - 17 DIE, 7 INJURED IN PLANE CRASH.
St. Foy, Que. (UPI) - Seventeen people died and seven were seriously injured Thursday night in the...Read MORE...

Sainte-Foy
Sainte-Foy, Qué, city, pop 72 547 (2001c), 72 330 (1996c), 71 133 (1991c), 69 615 (1986c), area...Read MORE...


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