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Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

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Where is Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada? 

First set up as a municipality in 1872, Cap-Rouge takes its name from the red shale that makes up the surrounding cliffs and the cape that juts out into the St Lawrence. The old village centre was first settled by Jacques CARTIER from 1541 to 1543.
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Cap-Rouge is located in central Quebec, Canada on the Saint Lawrence River within the Borough Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge in Quebec City. The site of the first attempted permanent European settlement in North America, Cap-Rouge was long a town on its own before being incorporated within Québec on January 1, 2002.
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Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Old View of Cap Rouge

Gleanings from Québec
by George Moore Fairchild 
January 1, 1908
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Old View of Cap Rouge

Gleanings from Québec
by George Moore Fairchild
January 1, 1908
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - SAINT-FELIX DE CAP-ROUGE CHURCH
Completed in 1859, the new church-chapel was served by a priest-chaplain until the village was officially made a parish in 1862 with the name
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

SAINT-FELIX DE CAP-ROUGE CHURCH
Completed in 1859, the new church-chapel was served by a priest-chaplain until the village was officially made a... Read MORE...
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Cap Rouge
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Cap Rouge
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Grand Trunk Pacific Bridge, Cap Rouge, Que.
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Grand Trunk Pacific Bridge, Cap Rouge, Que.
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge) - Eglise de Saint Felix
Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

Eglise de Saint Felix

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1541 - August 23, 1541 - Jacques Cartier arrives at Cap Rouge
On his third voyage to Canada; starts to build fort at Charlesbourg-Royale 16 km upstream from his...Read MORE...

1542 - September, 1542 - Michel Gaillon hanged for theft at Cap Rouge; one of Roberval's companions; First European capital punishment in Canada

canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ September_(Day_Unknown)
News  1822 - Woman Thief
Many robberies have lately been committed in the Parishes of St. Foy and Cap Rouge, in Canada, and...Read MORE...

1873
CAP ROUGE, a post village in Quebec co., Que., on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 9 miles above...Read MORE...

News  1885 - Blowing Up an Ice Bridge
Quebec, Ont., May 4. - The attempt to blow up the Cap Rouge ice bridge with 300 pounds of powder...Read MORE...

News  1896 - Ice Bridge Gives Way
The Cap Rouge ice bridge, near Montreal, gave way yesterday morning, and the last barrier to...Read MORE...

1912 - August 11, 1912 - Rainstorm lasting 108 hours drenches Cap-Rouge with 216 mm; Québec City gets 196 mm of rain.

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1916
Cap Rouge, a post-village of Quebec co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 9 miles above ...Read MORE...

Cap-Rouge
Cap-Rouge, Qué, City, pop 13 700 (2001c), 14 163 (1996c), 14 105 (1991c), area 6.81 km2, inc 1983,...Read MORE...


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