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Rimouski, a town and watering-place of Quebec, capital of Rimouski county, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence and on the Intercolonial Railway, 543 miles below Rivière du Loup en Bas. It contains the county building, a cathedral, a number of stores, several hotels, &c. Vessels of the largest tonnage load here with timber for foreign ports. The sea-bathing facilities here induce a large number of health-seekers to visit it during the hot season. It is a Catholic bishop's sec. Pop. 1185."

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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  • 1688 - Seigniory (Rimouski) Granted, April 24, 1688, to Sieur de la Cordoniere


  • 1829 - Cathédrale Saint-Germain established in Rimouski

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1832 - RIMOUSKI,
    seigniory, in the co. of Rimouski, is bounded N.E. by St. Barnabe, S.W. by Bic; in the rear by waste lands; in front by the St. Lawrence. - 2 leagues ...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    RIMOUSKI, a county of Quebec, comprises an area of 3,156 280 acres. The St. Lawrence forms its N. boundary. Its capital is Rimouski. Pop. 27,418....Read MORE...


  • Rimouski, Québec, Canada
    Église de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur
    160, Montee des Saules, Rimouski, QUÉBEC G5L 7A5
    Established 1876
    Source: Google maps
  • 1881 - Église de Sainte-Blandine established in Rimouski

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1890 - CLERICAL INTERFERENCE.
    Complaints to be Made to Rome About the Conduct of Mgr. Lafleche.

    QUEBEC, July 5. - LeCanadian says complaints are to be made to Rome against Mgr. ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Rimouski
    RIMOUSKI, a county of Quebec, comprises an area of 3,156,280 acres. The St. Lawrence forms its north boundary. Its capital is Rimouski. Pop. in 1891...Read MORE...


  • Rimouski, Québec, Canada
    Scierie Price Bros., Rimouski, P.Q.
  • 1906
    Rimouski, a banking post-town, port of entry, and watering-place of Quebec, in Rimouski co., on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence and on the...Read MORE...


  • Rimouski, Québec, Canada
    La Pharmacie "Les Bains" J. Gauvreau, M.D. Prop.
    Rimouski, P.Q.
  • Rimouski, Québec, Canada
    Monastere Des Usulines Rimouski, P.Q.
  • 1950 - The "Red Night"
    On May 6, 1950 Rimouski suffered a severe fire in which 319 houses burned to the ground. This event is known as La nuit rouge (French for Red Night). ...Read MORE...


  • Rimouski
    Rimouski, Qué, City, pop 31 305 (2001c), 31 773 (1996c), 30 873 (1991c), 29 672 (1986c), area 76.18 km2, inc 1869, is located on the S shore of the...Read MORE...




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Rimouski, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur) (Saint-Germain)
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Église de Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur
160, Montee des Saules, Rimouski, QUÉBEC G5L 7A5
Established 1876
Source: Google maps

Rimouski, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur) (Saint-Germain)
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Scierie Price Bros., Rimouski, P.Q.

Rimouski, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur) (Saint-Germain)
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La Pharmacie "Les Bains" J. Gauvreau, M.D. Prop.
Rimouski, P.Q.

Rimouski, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur) (Saint-Germain)
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Monastere Des Usulines Rimouski, P.Q.

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  • 1688 - Seigniory (Rimouski) Granted, April 24, 1688, to Sieur de la Cordoniere
  • 1829 - Cathédrale Saint-Germain established in Rimouski
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1832 - RIMOUSKI,
    seigniory, in the co. of Rimouski, is bounded N.E. by St. Barnabe, S.W. by Bic; in the rear by waste lands; in front by the St. Lawrence. - 2 leagues ... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    RIMOUSKI, a county of Quebec, comprises an area of 3,156 280 acres. The St. Lawrence forms its N. boundary. Its capital is Rimouski. Pop. 27,418.... Read MORE...

  • 1881 - Église de Sainte-Blandine established in Rimouski
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1890 - CLERICAL INTERFERENCE.
    Complaints to be Made to Rome About the Conduct of Mgr. Lafleche.

    QUEBEC, July 5. - LeCanadian says complaints are to be made to Rome against Mgr. ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Rimouski
    RIMOUSKI, a county of Quebec, comprises an area of 3,156,280 acres. The St. Lawrence forms its north boundary. Its capital is Rimouski. Pop. in 1891... Read MORE...

  • Rimouski Début du siècle


    Rimouski Début du siècle (www.youtube.com)
  • 1906
    Rimouski, a banking post-town, port of entry, and watering-place of Quebec, in Rimouski co., on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence and on the... Read MORE...

  • 1950 - The "Red Night"
    On May 6, 1950 Rimouski suffered a severe fire in which 319 houses burned to the ground. This event is known as La nuit rouge (French for Red Night). ... Read MORE...

  • Rimouski
    Rimouski, Qué, City, pop 31 305 (2001c), 31 773 (1996c), 30 873 (1991c), 29 672 (1986c), area 76.18 km2, inc 1869, is located on the S shore of the... Read MORE...

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