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Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Joseph 740, av. du Palais, Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, QUÉBEC Established 1835 Source: Google maps

The city of Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce is the oldest municipality in the historic region of Beauce, in Chaudière-Appalaches. This city covers an area of more than 108 square kilometers in the regional county municipality of Robert-Cliche, in the heart of the Chaudière Valley.

For a long time, agriculture and animal husbandry formed the basis of the local economy. Today, there are prefabricated construction, textile and plastic molding companies.

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Église de Saint-Joseph
740, av. du Palais, Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, QUÉBEC
Established 1835
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Église de Saint-Joseph
740, av. du Palais, Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce, QUÉBEC
Established 1835
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1736 - Seigniory (St. Joseph) Granted, Sept. 23, 1736, to Sieur Riguad de Vaudreuil
On September 23, 1736, the seigneury of Saint-Joseph was granted to François-Pierre Rigaud de Vaudreuil. But the following year, its first lord gave it to Joseph Fleury de la Gorgendière who favored the colonization of the territory. In December 1737, he marked out his seigniorial domain on the west bank of the Chaudière, and in 1738, he had a saw and flour mill built on the Rivière des Fermes.
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1739 - The parish of St-Joseph-de-Beauce opened

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During the fall of 1775, the inhabitants of Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce helped the Bostonians of Benedict Arnold to cross the territory to attack Quebec. A way to get revenge on the British who looted farms there during the Seven Years' War.

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1832 - ST. JOSEPH,
seigniory, in the co. of Beauce, is bounded N.E. by Frampton; S.W. by Broughton; in the rear by Vaudreuil; in front by Ste. Marie. - 3 leagues in breadth by 4 in depth. Granted, Sept. 23, 1736, to Sieur Riguad de Vaudreuil; and is now the property of the Hon. P.E. Taschereau. The W. section belongs to Fleury Delagorgondiere and the widow of the Hon. A.L. Duchesnaye. The surface is uneven and rocky in several places; yet the land is tolerably good, and in general very productive where it is under culture. Timber of almost every description is found in great plenty. The river Chaudiere passes through the center, dividing the S. nearly in equal proportions. On each side of the R. are settlements at a little distance from the bank, where agriculture has been carried on with good success. Besides these tracts, there are, in different parts of the interior, a few concessions that have also made considerable progress. The farm houses by the road side, on each bank of the river, are numerous, ... Read MORE...

1835 - Église de Saint-Joseph established at Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce

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In 1857, Saint-Joseph was designated capital of the Beauceron judicial district, which led to the construction, in 1859, of a courthouse-prison.

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1873
ST. JOSEPH DE BEAUCE, a thriving post village and parish in Beauce co., Que., 42 1/ 2 miles from Quebec. The village contains 3 saw mills, 3 grist mills and 5 or 6 stores. Copper ore is found in the vicinity. Pop. 450; of parish 2,981.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
1895 - Saint Joseph de Beauce
Saint Joseph de Beauce, a thriving post-village and parish in Beauce co. Quebec 42 1/ 2 miles S.S.E. of Quebec. It has 3 saw-mills, 3 grist mills and 5 or 6 stores. Copper ore is found in the vicinity. Pop. 450; of the parish, 2981
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
1906
Saint Joseph de Beauce, a banking post-village of Beauce co., Quebec, 42 1/ 2 miles SSE. of Quebec, on the Quebec Central R. Pop. in 1901, 1117.
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
On January 27, 1999, the municipality of the parish of Saint-Joseph was erected as the city of Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce.

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2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce:
Église de Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce (Saint-Joseph Church): Start your journey with a visit to the iconic Saint-Joseph Church. This historical church, with its impressive architecture, provides a glimpse into the region's religious and cultural heritage.

Parc des Pionniers (Pioneer Park): Enjoy a leisurely stroll or a family picnic in Parc des Pionniers. This green space offers a peaceful retreat and is often used for community events and festivals.

Le Moulin La Lorraine (La Lorraine Mill): Explore the history of the region by visiting Le Moulin La Lorraine. This watermill, dating back to the 19th century, has been restored and is open to the public. Learn about the milling process and the significance of the mill in the local economy.

Local Cafés and Bakeries: Discover the local flavors by visiting cafés and bakeries in Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce. Engage in conversations with locals over a cup of coffee and indulge in delicious pastries.

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