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Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans is a municipality in the Capitale-Nationale region of Quebec, Canada, part of the L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality. It is situated on the south side of Orléans Island. Prior to June 6, 1998 it was known simply as Saint-Laurent.Wikipedia

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1624 - January 3, 1624 - Founding of New France's First seigneuries at Cap Tourmente and Ile-d'Orleans. todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ January_3
1648 - Huron country destroyed, Hurons relocated to ile D'Orleans webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ province/ pqztimeln.htm
1675 - A chapel was raised in Saint-Laurent in 1675. 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). 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. en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
1697 - A church and presbytery were built in the village (of St-Laurent) on land donated by Seigneur Berthelot. en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
1698 - Saint-Paul is renamed Saint-Laurent in 1698. en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/
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...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 ...Read MORE...

ST. LAURENT D'ORLEANS, a post village and parish in Montmorency co., Que., on the Island of...Read MORE...

Saint Laurent d'Orleans, a post-village of Montmorency co., Quebec, on the Isle of Orleans, in the...Read MORE...

In 1911, Ovide Fillion founded the Saint-Laurent Shipyard en/ ile-d-orleans/ history-of-ile-d-orleans/

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