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"Saint Laurent d'Orléans, såNo lö'röN' don'lá'8Ns' a post-village in Montmorency co., Quebec, on the Isle o Orleans, in the St. Lawrence, 14 miles N.E. of Quebec."

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


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  • 1624 - January 3, 1624 - Founding of New France's First seigneuries at Cap Tourmente and Ile-d'Orleans.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ January_3

  • 1648 - Huron country destroyed, Hurons relocated to ile D'Orleans

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ pqztimeln.htm

  • 1675 - A chapel was raised in Saint-Laurent in 1675.

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/

  • On April 6, 1676, Île d’Orléans became a county divided into four burgs: Saint-Pierre, Saint-Jean, Sainte-Famille and Saint-Paul (renamed Saint-Laurent in 1698).

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans

  • 1679 - The parish of Saint-Paul (later known as Saint-Laurent) was officially founded in 1679.

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  • 1697 - A church and presbytery were built in the village (of St-Laurent) on land donated by Seigneur Berthelot.

    tourisme.iledorleans.com/ en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/

  • 1698 - Saint-Paul is renamed Saint-Laurent in 1698.

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  • 1759 - In the summer of 1759, Île d’Orléans was evacuated prior to the arrival of the Royal Navy and the English troops under the command of General Wolfe.
    He established a military camp on the island to keep watch on Quebec City and the channels of the St. Lawrence River. The buildings on the island...Read MORE...


  • 1832 - The Parish of St. Laurent,
    by a regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, confirmed by an Order in Council, Mar. 3, 1722, is 2 1/ 4 leagues from the river Maheu, along the South Channel to...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    ST. LAURENT D'ORLEANS, a post village and parish in Montmorency co., Que., on the Island of Orleans, in the St. Lawrence, 14 miles N.E. of Quebec....Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Saint Laurent d'Orleans, a post-village of Montmorency co., Quebec, on the Isle of Orleans, in the St. Lawrence, 10 miles NE. of Quebec. Pop. 150.
    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

  • In 1911, Ovide Fillion founded the Saint-Laurent Shipyard

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