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(Fraserville) (Riviere du Loup en Bas) (Saint-Patrice)

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"Rivière du Loup en Bas, ree've-aia' dii loopöN" bà, or Fra'serville, a post-village and watering-place of Quebec, co. of Temiscouata, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, at the junction of the Grand Trunk and Intercolonial Railways, 127 miles below Quebec. It has 2 churches, about 20 stores, several hotels and mills, 2 foundries, and a tannery. Pop. 1541."

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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A view of the bridge at Rivière-du-Loup, ( Quebec. ) 1785
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1970-188-2142 W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana
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Église de Saint-Patrice
121, rue Lafontaine, Rivière-du-Loup, QUÉBEC
Established 1833

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Blais Park - Riviere Du Loup, P. Q.

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Les Chutes, Riviere du Loup, Quebec, Canada

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Hotel Le Manoir, Riviere du Loup, Quebec.

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History and News of Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada

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  • 1673 - Sieur Charles-Aubert de la Chesnaye
    Rivière-du-Loup was originally established in 1673 as the seigneurie of Sieur Charles-Aubert de la Chesnaye.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1698 - October 14 - New France census shows: Rivière-du-Loup with 22 inhabitants
    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_14
  • 1832 - RIVIERE DU LOUP,
    seigniory, in the co of Rimouski, is bounded in front by the St. Lawrence; S.W. by Granville; N.E. by the S. of Isle Verte; in the rear by waste... Read MORE...

  • 1833 - Église de Saint-Patrice established at Rivière-du-Loup
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1850 - Rivière-du-Loup incorporated as the village of Fraserville
    Rivière-du-Loup was incorporated as the village of Fraserville, in honour of early English settler Alexandre Fraser, in 1850, and became a city in... Read MORE...

  • 1861 - December 3 - Military - Trent Affair
    British Secretary of War Sir George Lewis proposes to Lord Palmerston immediately to send “thirty thousand rifles, an artillery battery, and some... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - The Merchant's Hotel at Riviere de Loup, Canada, was destroyed by fire on the morning of the 22d. Four of the inmates were burned to death and several injured.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 30, 1869
  • News  1871 - A company has been formed to construct a railway from Fredericton, New Brunswick, to Riviere du Loup, on the St. Lawrence.
    Lowell Daily Citizen and News
    Lowell, Massachusetts
    February 13, 1871
  • 1873
    BERTHIER EN BAS. See Fraserville.

    BELLECHASSE DE BERTHIER. See Fraserville.

    RIVIERE DU LOUP EN BAS or FRASERVILLE, a flourishing post village... Read MORE...

  • News  1875 - September - Twelve inches of snow fell Friday, at Riviere du Loup, P. Q., doing great damage to fruit and shade trees.
    St. Albans Daily Messenger
    St. Albans, Vermont
    September 21, 1875
  • News  1876 - Shower of Flies
    Canada is not to be outdone by Kentucky's meat shower, and hence has had a shower of flies millions of which accompanied a recent snowstorm on Monday ... Read MORE...

  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are... Read MORE...

  • 1891 - Fraserville in 1891
    ... the census of the town of Fraserville contains information on the origins of the railway men, their place of birth, religion, and profession in... Read MORE...

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  • 1910 - Fraserville became a city in 1910.
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  • 1919 - The city of Fraserville reverted to its original name, Rivière-du-Loup, in 1919.
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  • Rivière-du-Loup
    Rivière-du-Loup, Qué, City, pop 18 586 (2006c), 17 772 (2001c), inc 1874 under the name Fraserville. Rivière-du-Loup is located 200 km east of Québec ... Read MORE...

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