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History of Rigaud, Québec, Canada

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Rigaud, Québec, Canada

Rigaud is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the county of Vaudreuil-Soulanges in Vallée-du-Haut-Saint-Laurent region. It is located at the junction of Ottawa River and Rigaud River. It is situated about 70 kilometres west of downtown Montreal and 130 kilometres east of Ottawa.

The town was named for Pierre François de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnal, the last governor of New France.

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  • 1732 - Seigniory (Rigaud) Granted, Oct. 29 1732, to Sieurs de Cavagnal and Rigaud


  • 1802 - Église de Sainte-Madeleine established in Rigaud

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Rigaud, Québec, Canada
    Église de Sainte-Madeleine
    4, rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste Est, Rigaud, QUÉBEC
    Established 1802
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • 1832 - RIGAUD,
    seigniory, in the co. of Vaudreuil, is bounded E. by the S. of Vaudreuil; W. by the province line; in the rear by the T. of Newton; in front by the...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    RIGAUD, a flourishing post village and seigniory of Quebec, co. of Vaudreuil, on the Riviere a la Graisse, 45 miles W.S. W. of Montreal, 16 miles...Read MORE...


  • Rigaud, Québec, Canada
    Rigaud, Que. Presbytere.
    Postcard
  • 1895 - Rigaud
    Rigaud, ree'gö', a village of Quebec, co. of Vaudreuil, on the Rivière à la Graisse, 45 miles W.S.W. of Montreal. It is the seat of Rigaud College...Read MORE...


  • Rigaud, Québec, Canada
    Havre des Yachts, Riviere Rigaud, Que.
    Postcard
  • Rigaud, Québec, Canada
    Rue St. Jean Baptiste, Rigaud, Que.
    Postcard
  • Rigaud, Québec, Canada
    Monument du Sacre Coeur. Place St. Pierre. Rigaud, Que.
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Rigaud, a post-village of Vaudreuil co., Quebec, on the Riviere a la Graisse, 45 miles WSW. of Montreal, on the Canadian Pacific R. It has a foundry, ...Read MORE...


  • Rigaud, Québec, Canada
    Rue St. Pierre, Rigaud, Que.
    Postcard


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Rigaud, Québec, Canada
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Église de Sainte-Madeleine
4, rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste Est, Rigaud, QUÉBEC
Established 1802
Source: Google maps
Photograph

Rigaud, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Rigaud, Que. Presbytere.
Postcard



Rigaud, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Havre des Yachts, Riviere Rigaud, Que.
Postcard

Rigaud, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Rue St. Jean Baptiste, Rigaud, Que.
Postcard

Rigaud, Québec, Canada
Pinterest
Monument du Sacre Coeur. Place St. Pierre. Rigaud, Que.
Postcard

Rigaud, Québec, Canada
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Rue St. Pierre, Rigaud, Que.
Postcard
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  • 1732 - Seigniory (Rigaud) Granted, Oct. 29 1732, to Sieurs de Cavagnal and Rigaud
  • 1802 - Église de Sainte-Madeleine established in Rigaud

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1832 - RIGAUD,
    seigniory, in the co. of Vaudreuil, is bounded E. by the S. of Vaudreuil; W. by the province line; in the rear by the T. of Newton; in front by the... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    RIGAUD, a flourishing post village and seigniory of Quebec, co. of Vaudreuil, on the Riviere a la Graisse, 45 miles W.S. W. of Montreal, 16 miles... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Rigaud
    Rigaud, ree'gö', a village of Quebec, co. of Vaudreuil, on the Rivière à la Graisse, 45 miles W.S.W. of Montreal. It is the seat of Rigaud College... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Rigaud, a post-village of Vaudreuil co., Quebec, on the Riviere a la Graisse, 45 miles WSW. of Montreal, on the Canadian Pacific R. It has a foundry, ... Read MORE...

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