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History of Drummondville, Québec, Canada

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(Saint-Frédéric-de-Drummondville)

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Drummondville, Québec, Canada

Drummondville is a dynamic city located on the south shore of the Fleuve Saint-Laurent (St. Lawrence River) between Ville de Québec (Quebec City) and Montréal.

Drummondville was founded in 1815.

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  • 1816 - The settlement of Drummondville was commenced in 1816, during the administration of Sir George Drummond.


  • 1817 - Parish of St-Frédéric-de-Drummondville is established

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • 1826 - Drummondville destroyed by fire June 22, 1826


  • 1832 - The Parish of Drummondville
    extends over the township of Wickham as well as Grantham and contains two churches, both situated in the village of Drummondville: one is attended by ...Read MORE...


  • 1837 - December 11 - Upper Canada Rebellion
    Militiaman Thomas Runchey raises a corps of Africans out of the 400 black residents of Niagara; a company of 50 men is in arms by December 15, 1837,...Read MORE...


  • 1856 - Église de Saint-François-d’Assise established at Drummondville

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Drummondville, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Frédéric, est. 1856
    219, rue Brock, Drummondville, QUÉBEC
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • 1873
    DRUMMOND, a county of the province of Quebec, in the interior, comprising an area of 398,119 acres. The St. Francis River passes through this county. ...Read MORE...


  • 1890 - Drummondville
    "Drummondville East, tn., Quebec. chief twn. Drummond co., on St Francis R.. 34 m. W. of Melbourne. P. 900"
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker

  • 1895 - Drummondville East
    Drum'mondville East, the chief town of Drummond co, Quebec, on the St. Francis River, and on a railway, 24 miles N.W. of Melbourne. It has 2 hotels...Read MORE...


  • Drummondville, Québec, Canada
    Moulin de Mons. Alex Mercure.
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Drummondville, or Drummondville East, the chief town of Drummond co., Quebec, on the St. Francis River and on the Canadian Pacific and the...Read MORE...


  • Drummondville, Québec, Canada
    Butterfly Hosiery Company
    Postcard
  • Drummondville, Québec, Canada

    Map
  • 1936 - Église de Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf established at Drummondville

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Drummondville, Québec, Canada
    Canadian Celanese Ltd., Drummondville, Quebec.
    Postcard
  • 1945 - February 24, 1945 - World War II - Mob in Drummondville attacks Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Provost Corps body
    searching for conscript soldier absentees and NMRA draft dodgers; fighting rages for several hours, with many injuries on both...Read MORE...


  • Drummondville
    Drummondville, Qué, City, pop 46 599 (2001c), 44 882 (1996c), 43 171 (1991c), area 71.44 km2, inc 1875, is located on the Rivière Saint-Francois, a...Read MORE...




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Église de Saint-Frédéric, est. 1856
219, rue Brock, Drummondville, QUÉBEC
Source: Google maps
Photograph

Drummondville, Québec, Canada
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Moulin de Mons. Alex Mercure.
Postcard

Drummondville, Québec, Canada
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Butterfly Hosiery Company
Postcard



Drummondville, Québec, Canada
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Map

Drummondville, Québec, Canada
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Canadian Celanese Ltd., Drummondville, Quebec.
Postcard
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  • 1816 - The settlement of Drummondville was commenced in 1816, during the administration of Sir George Drummond.
  • 1817 - Parish of St-Frédéric-de-Drummondville is established

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • 1826 - Drummondville destroyed by fire June 22, 1826
  • 1832 - The Parish of Drummondville
    extends over the township of Wickham as well as Grantham and contains two churches, both situated in the village of Drummondville: one is attended by ... Read MORE...

  • 1837 - December 11 - Upper Canada Rebellion
    Militiaman Thomas Runchey raises a corps of Africans out of the 400 black residents of Niagara; a company of 50 men is in arms by December 15, 1837,... Read MORE...

  • 1856 - Église de Saint-François-d’Assise established at Drummondville

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1873
    DRUMMOND, a county of the province of Quebec, in the interior, comprising an area of 398,119 acres. The St. Francis River passes through this county. ... Read MORE...

  • 1890 - Drummondville
    "Drummondville East, tn., Quebec. chief twn. Drummond co., on St Francis R.. 34 m. W. of Melbourne. P. 900"
    The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
  • 1895 - Drummondville East
    Drum'mondville East, the chief town of Drummond co, Quebec, on the St. Francis River, and on a railway, 24 miles N.W. of Melbourne. It has 2 hotels... Read MORE...

  • DRUMMONDVILLE, QUEBEC, CANADA


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  • 1916
    Drummondville, or Drummondville East, the chief town of Drummond co., Quebec, on the St. Francis River and on the Canadian Pacific and the... Read MORE...

  • 1936 - Église de Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf established at Drummondville

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1945 - February 24, 1945 - World War II - Mob in Drummondville attacks Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Provost Corps body
    searching for conscript soldier absentees and NMRA draft dodgers; fighting rages for several hours, with many injuries on both... Read MORE...

  • Drummondville
    Drummondville, Qué, City, pop 46 599 (2001c), 44 882 (1996c), 43 171 (1991c), area 71.44 km2, inc 1875, is located on the Rivière Saint-Francois, a... Read MORE...

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