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Sainte-Agathe, Québec, Canada

The great region of Ste-Agathe is made up of many municipalities: Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Ste-Agathe-Nord, St-Adolphe d'Howard, Ivry-sur-le-Lac and the municipalities of Lantier and Ste-Lucie can be considered to be part of this region...

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  • Beginning in 1850, a rapid colonization of the region began. The arriving families were primarily of French Catholic background.

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  • In 1865, the land on which the church stands was donated to the parish by Dr. Euseble Larocque, brother of the Monsignor. Dr. Larocque had amassed a fortune in the California Gold Rush and had decided to live the life of a seigneur.

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  • The English Protestant community grew from the time the train first arrived in 1892.

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  • With the completion of a railroad to Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts in 1892, the town experienced a rapid increase in population.
    Between 1892 and 1911, a number of spas and hospitals were established.
    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1895 - Sainte Agathe des Monts / Beresford
    Sainte Agathe des Monts, or Ber’esford, a post-village in Terrebonne co., Quebec, on the North River, 60 miles N. of Montreal. It has a church, 4...Read MORE...


  • In 1899, a tuberculosis hospital was founded by Dr. Arthur Richer. Elizabeth Wand, a nurse from New York City established a spa, which today still operates as Auberge Tour du Lac.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Sainte-Agathe, Québec, Canada
    Trinity Church
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  • Sainte-Agathe, Québec, Canada
    Castle des Monts
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  • Sainte-Agathe, Québec, Canada
    Laurentide Inn
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  • Sainte-Agathe, Québec, Canada

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  • There is also a smaller Anglican church, "Holy Trinity Anglican Parish", in the town. In 1926 the Lord Bishop of the Anglican Church of Montreal presided over the dedication of the current building.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts
    Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Qué, Town, pop 9679 (2006c), 8687 (2001cA), inc 1915. Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts is located in the Rivière Nord Valley on the...Read MORE...




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Castle des Monts
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History, News and Stories of Sainte-Agathe, Québec, Canada

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  • Beginning in 1850, a rapid colonization of the region began. The arriving families were primarily of French Catholic background.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1865, the land on which the church stands was donated to the parish by Dr. Euseble Larocque, brother of the Monsignor. Dr. Larocque had amassed a fortune in the California Gold Rush and had decided to live the life of a seigneur.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • The English Protestant community grew from the time the train first arrived in 1892.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • With the completion of a railroad to Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts in 1892, the town experienced a rapid increase in population.
    Between 1892 and 1911, a number of spas and hospitals were established.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1895 - Sainte Agathe des Monts / Beresford
    Sainte Agathe des Monts, or Ber’esford, a post-village in Terrebonne co., Quebec, on the North River, 60 miles N. of Montreal. It has a church, 4... Read MORE...

  • In 1899, a tuberculosis hospital was founded by Dr. Arthur Richer. Elizabeth Wand, a nurse from New York City established a spa, which today still operates as Auberge Tour du Lac.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • There is also a smaller Anglican church, "Holy Trinity Anglican Parish", in the town. In 1926 the Lord Bishop of the Anglican Church of Montreal presided over the dedication of the current building.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts
    Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Qué, Town, pop 9679 (2006c), 8687 (2001cA), inc 1915. Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts is located in the Rivière Nord Valley on the... Read MORE...

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