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History of Joliette, Québec, Canada

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(Industry Village) (Saint-Charles-Borromée) (Saint-Paul-de-Lavaltrie)

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Joliette, Québec, Canada

Joliette is a city in southwest Quebec, Canada. It is approximately 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Montreal, on the L'Assomption River.

It was founded as L'Industrie by businessman Barthélemy Joliette in 1823 and was incorporated as a city in 1863.

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  • 1786 - The parish of St-Paul-de-Lavaltrie is established

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • Joliette was founded about 1824 by Barthélemy Joliette, seigneur de Lavaltrie, who wanted to become involved in the forestry industry.
    The lumber mill was one of the first buildings constructed. The town's economy diversified rapidly with the establishment of stone quarries and a...Read MORE...


  • 1832 - The Village of Industry,
    about 3 m. from the church and village of St. Paul, is prettily seated on the right bank of the R. L'Assomption and near a waterfall, many feet in...Read MORE...


  • 1843 - Parish of St-Charles-Borromee-de-l'industrie is established

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • 1850 - Opening of St. Lawrence & Industry Railroad, 19 km from Lanoraie, Québec to village of Industry; third railway completed in Canada.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ May_(Day_Unknown)

  • 1873
    JOLIETTE, a county in the W. part of Quebec, bordering on the St. Lawrence, has an area of 1,708,1(33 acres. It is drained by the River L'Assomption...Read MORE...


  • Joliette, Québec, Canada
    C.P.R. Station
    Postcard
  • 1892 - Cathédrale Saint-Charles-Borromée built at Joliette

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Joliette, Québec, Canada
    La Cathedrale
    Cathédrale Saint-Charles-Borromée, built 1892
    2, rue Saint-Charles-Borromée Nord, Joliette, QUÉBEC J6E 6H6
    Postcard
  • 1895 - Joliette / Industry Village
    Joliette, or Industry Village, a town in Joliette co., Quebec, on the river L'Assomption, 19 miles N. of L'Assomption, and on the St. Lawrence &...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Joliette
    JOLIETTE, a county in the western part of Quebec, bordering on the St. Lawrence, has an area of 1,708,168 acres. It is drained by the River...Read MORE...


  • Joliette, Québec, Canada
    Parc Lajoie, Joliette, P.Q.
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Joliette, or Industry Village, a banking town and outport and capital of Joliette co., Quebec, on the river L'Assomption, 40 miles N. of Montreal, on ...Read MORE...


  • Joliette
    Joliette, Qué, City, pop 19 044 (2006c), 17 837 (2001c), inc 1863 and as a city in 1918. Joliette is located 60 km northeast of Montréal on the banks ...Read MORE...


  • Saint-Charles-Borromee
    Saint-Charles-Borromée, Qué, Municipality, pop 12 030 (2006c), 10 668 (2001c), inc 1845. Saint-Charles-Borromée lies on the west bank of Rivière...Read MORE...




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C.P.R. Station
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Joliette, Québec, Canada
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La Cathedrale
Cathédrale Saint-Charles-Borromée, built 1892
2, rue Saint-Charles-Borromée Nord, Joliette, QUÉBEC J6E 6H6
Postcard

Joliette, Québec, Canada
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Parc Lajoie, Joliette, P.Q.
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  • 1786 - The parish of St-Paul-de-Lavaltrie is established

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • Joliette was founded about 1824 by Barthélemy Joliette, seigneur de Lavaltrie, who wanted to become involved in the forestry industry.
    The lumber mill was one of the first buildings constructed. The town's economy diversified rapidly with the establishment of stone quarries and a... Read MORE...

  • 1832 - The Village of Industry,
    about 3 m. from the church and village of St. Paul, is prettily seated on the right bank of the R. L'Assomption and near a waterfall, many feet in... Read MORE...

  • 1843 - Parish of St-Charles-Borromee-de-l'industrie is established

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • 1850 - Opening of St. Lawrence & Industry Railroad, 19 km from Lanoraie, Québec to village of Industry; third railway completed in Canada.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ May_(Day_Unknown)
  • 1873
    JOLIETTE, a county in the W. part of Quebec, bordering on the St. Lawrence, has an area of 1,708,1(33 acres. It is drained by the River L'Assomption... Read MORE...

  • 1892 - Cathédrale Saint-Charles-Borromée built at Joliette

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1895 - Joliette
    JOLIETTE, a county in the western part of Quebec, bordering on the St. Lawrence, has an area of 1,708,168 acres. It is drained by the River... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Joliette / Industry Village
    Joliette, or Industry Village, a town in Joliette co., Quebec, on the river L'Assomption, 19 miles N. of L'Assomption, and on the St. Lawrence &... Read MORE...

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  • 1916
    Joliette, or Industry Village, a banking town and outport and capital of Joliette co., Quebec, on the river L'Assomption, 40 miles N. of Montreal, on ... Read MORE...

  • Saint-Charles-Borromee
    Saint-Charles-Borromée, Qué, Municipality, pop 12 030 (2006c), 10 668 (2001c), inc 1845. Saint-Charles-Borromée lies on the west bank of Rivière... Read MORE...

  • Joliette
    Joliette, Qué, City, pop 19 044 (2006c), 17 837 (2001c), inc 1863 and as a city in 1918. Joliette is located 60 km northeast of Montréal on the banks ... Read MORE...

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