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History of Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada

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

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Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada

Rivière-du-Loup, Québec

Built at the mouth of the river of the same name, it sits on land that belonged to the former seigneuries of Rivière-du-Loup, de Verbois and du Parc, awarded in 1673 to Charles Aubert de La Chesnaye, the richest trader in New France.

Rivière-du-Loup's development owes much to its location at the entrance to the Temiscouata Valley and portage. In 1783 the British administration built a military route through the town to facilitate communications with the other English colonies. Rivière-du-Loup became a major railway centre in the last 40 years of the 19th century...

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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

  • 1762 - Parish of St-Patrice is established at Riviere-du-Loup

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • In Rivière-du-Loup, the population was only 68 in 1765

    riviereduloup.ca

  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
    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
    www.collectionscanada.gc.ca
    Artwork
  • 1792 - First mass celebrated in Rivière-du-Loup

    riviereduloup.ca

  • 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

  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Patrice
    121, rue Lafontaine, Rivière-du-Loup, QUÉBEC
    Established 1833
    Postcard
  • 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...


  • 1859 - Grand Trunk Railway chooses Rivière-du-Loup (Fraserville) as a place to build a railroad station.

    riviereduloup.ca

  • 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...


  • In 1873, Fraserville was nicknamed the summer capital of Canada due, during the summer months, to the presence of the first Canadian Prime Minister, the Right Honorable Sir John Macdonald.
    Many decades later, the region also welcomed the Right Honorable Louis Saint-Laurent, as well as certain members of his cabinet.
    riviereduloup.ca

  • 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...


  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
    Railroad Station
    Postcard
  • 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...


  • 1895 - Rivière du Loup en Bas / Fraserville
    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 ...Read MORE...


  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
    La Pointe
    Postcard
  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
    Blais Park - Riviere Du Loup, P. Q.
    Postcard
  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
    Les Chutes, Riviere du Loup, Quebec, Canada
    Postcard
  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
    Hotel Le Manoir, Riviere du Loup, Quebec.
    Postcard
  • 1910 - Fraserville became a city in 1910.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1919 - The city of Fraserville reverted to its original name, Rivière-du-Loup, in 1919.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 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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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
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca
Artwork



Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
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Église de Saint-Patrice
121, rue Lafontaine, Rivière-du-Loup, QUÉBEC
Established 1833
Postcard

Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
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Railroad Station
Postcard

Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Blais Park - Riviere Du Loup, P. Q.
Postcard

Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Les Chutes, Riviere du Loup, Quebec, Canada
Postcard

Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Hotel Le Manoir, Riviere du Loup, Quebec.
Postcard

Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
La Pointe
Postcard
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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
  • 1762 - Parish of St-Patrice is established at Riviere-du-Loup

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • In Rivière-du-Loup, the population was only 68 in 1765

    riviereduloup.ca
  • 1792 - First mass celebrated in Rivière-du-Loup

    riviereduloup.ca
  • 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...

  • 1859 - Grand Trunk Railway chooses Rivière-du-Loup (Fraserville) as a place to build a railroad station.

    riviereduloup.ca
  • 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...

  • In 1873, Fraserville was nicknamed the summer capital of Canada due, during the summer months, to the presence of the first Canadian Prime Minister, the Right Honorable Sir John Macdonald.
    Many decades later, the region also welcomed the Right Honorable Louis Saint-Laurent, as well as certain members of his cabinet.
    riviereduloup.ca
  • 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...

  • 1895 - Rivière du Loup en Bas / Fraserville
    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 ... Read MORE...

  • Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada


    Rivière-du-Loup_Québec_Canada (www.youtube.com)
  • 1910 - Fraserville became a city in 1910.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1919 - The city of Fraserville reverted to its original name, Rivière-du-Loup, in 1919.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 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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