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(Dover South)

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Pain Court, Ontario, Canada - Church of the Immaculate Conception 24152 Winterline Road, Pain Court, ONTARIO Established 1853 For more information, visit: http://www.en.paincour

Pain Court, situated on the banks of the historic Thames River, near Lake St Clair in Southwestern Ontario has a rich agricultural history. The first settlers, from Quebec, arrived in the area in the early 1800’s to work the land.
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"This funny Canadian town name only has dark undertones if you’re assuming it has English roots. Established in 1854 and residing today in the municipality of Chatham-Kent, Pain Court is a bilingual community that’s proud of its Franco-Ontarian heritage—the name translates from French to English as 'short bread.'" readersdigest.ca



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Church of the Immaculate Conception
24152 Winterline Road, Pain Court, ONTARIO
Established 1853
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Pain Court, Ontario, Canada

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Church of the Immaculate Conception
24152 Winterline Road, Pain Court, ONTARIO
Established 1853
For more information, visit: www.en.paincourt.ca/

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(Pain Court) In the year 1815, two French families came to settle on the north-west side at the river, on lots 6 and 7. They were Baby and Paquette.

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1853 - Church of the Immaculate Conception established at Pain Court

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1873
PAINCOURT, Kent co., Ont. See Dover South.

DOVER SOUTH, or PAINCOURT, a post village in Kent co., Ont., 6 miles from Chatham. Pop. 100.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
(Pain Court) Duiing the month of May 1874, the church was burnt to the ground.

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(Pain Court) The first telephone line was installed during the year of 1903 by Mr. Alphy Cheff, and at his own expense.

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1910 - An electric railroad was built from Chatham to Pain Court

http://www.en.paincourt.ca/uploads/images/ParishHistory-PainCourt.pdf
1911 - New church built at Pain Court

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2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Pain Court:
École Saint-Paul: Start your visit to Pain Court by exploring its rich Francophone culture. École Saint-Paul is a French-language Catholic school that has been at the heart of the community for generations. You can admire the beautiful architecture of the school and maybe even attend one of their local events.

St. Peter's Church: This historic Catholic church is a must-visit in Pain Court. The church's stunning architecture and serene surroundings make it an ideal spot for reflection and photography. Be sure to check out its interior, which is adorned with beautiful stained glass windows.

Pain Court Park: Take a leisurely stroll or have a picnic in Pain Court Park. This green space is a peaceful spot to relax, read a book, or have a family outing. It's especially beautiful during the spring and summer months when the flowers are in full bloom.

Visit Nearby Beaches: While Pain Court itself doesn't have a beach, you're just a short drive away from Lake Erie's beautiful sandy... Read MORE...

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Updated: 9/19/2023 3:18:54 PM