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Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Marcel 126, rue de l’Église Nord, Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, QUÉBEC Established 1862  For more information visit: http://www.origi

Founded in 1852 and incorporated on July 1, 1855, the municipality of Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu covers an area of more than 51 square kilometers in the administrative region of Montérégie, part of the regional county municipality of Les Maskoutains.

North of Saint-Hugues, in the northern end of the MRC des Maskoutains, takes place this municipality, about thirty kilometers away from Saint-Hyacinthe, further south. Bounded by the Yamaska River to the west, the territory is traversed by a few streams: streams from Descente Jérôme Bonin, Descente Saint-Marcel, and Bas du Rang.

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Église de Saint-Marcel
126, rue de l’Église Nord, Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, QUÉBEC
Established 18
Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, Québec, Canada

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Église de Saint-Marcel
126, rue de l’Église Nord, Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, QUÉBEC
Established 1862

For more information visit: www.originis.ca/ paroisse_saint_marcel_de_richelieu.html

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1852 - Église de Saint-Marcel established at Saint-Marcel
It was in the middle of the 19th century that this corner of Montérégie land came to life with the establishment of the parish of Saint-Marcel, erected in 1852, following its detachment from Saint-Jude and Saint-Aimé.
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1873
ST. MARCEL, a post village and parish in Richelieu co., Que., on the River Yamaska, 18 miles from St. Hyacinthe. Pop. 1,222.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
1906
Saint Marcel, a post-village of Richelieu co., Quebec, on the Yamaska, 19 miles N. of St. Hyacinthe.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
During the 1950s, large-scale pickling cucumbers were grown there.

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2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu:
Visit Église Saint-Marcel: Start your journey in this quaint village by exploring its heart, the Saint-Marcel Church. This historic church is a beautiful example of Quebec's religious heritage and is often the backdrop for local events and festivals.

Parc de la Pointe-du-Ruisseau: This riverside park is a great place to enjoy a picnic or leisurely stroll. The park offers stunning views of the Richelieu River and has walking paths, benches, and green spaces for relaxation.

Richelieu River: The Richelieu River runs alongside Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, and it's a wonderful place for water activities. You can go kayaking, canoeing, or simply enjoy a peaceful day by the water's edge.

Véloroute de la Vallée du Richelieu: If you're a cycling enthusiast, this bike route is a must. It runs along the Richelieu River and takes you through picturesque countryside, offering breathtaking views and a chance to explore the region's natural beauty.

Domaine de Dunham: This winery is a short ... Read MORE...

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