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Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante)

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Where is Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada? 

Cap-Santé is a town in the Canadian province of Quebec. It is the county seat of Portneuf Regional County Municipality and was as well the county seat of the designated Portneuf County.

The name of the town means "Cape Health". Cap-Santé is on the northern bank of the Saint Lawrence River, 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Quebec City. Legend has it that this community’s name was coined when soldiers suffering from an unknown disease miraculously recovered from a cure discovered in the village.

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Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante) - Église de la Sainte-Famille, est. 1714
30, pl. de l’Église, Cap-Santé, QUÉBEC
Source: Goole maps
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante)

Église de la Sainte-Famille, est. 1714
30, pl. de l’Église, Cap-Santé, QUÉBEC
Source: Goole maps
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante) - Cap Santé on the St. Lawrence (1778)
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-246-6 
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante)

Cap Santé on the St. Lawrence (1778)
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-246-6
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante) - Canadian Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante)

Canadian Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante) -
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante)


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1714 - Église de la Sainte-Famille established at Cap-Santé

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News  1825 - Melancholy Accident
From the Quebec Mercury of Sept. 24.

While the Steamboat Quebec was off Cap Sante on Sunday...Read MORE...

1832 - The Parish of Cap Sante
comprehends the S. of Portneuf, the S. of D'Auteuil, and parts of Jacques Cartier and Neuville. In...Read MORE...

1873
CAP SANTÉ, formerly LA SAINTE FAMILLE, the chief town of the co. of Portneuf, Que., is situated on...Read MORE...

News  1893 - Ferdinand Allard.
Ferdinand Allard has rediscovered the lost art of hardening copper. He was born at Cap Sante, Que., ...Read MORE...

1916
Cap Sante, formerly La Sainte Famille, the chief town of the county of Portneuf, Quebec, is on the...Read MORE...


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