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Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle)

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Where is Lacolle, Québec, Canada? 

Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle is a municipality in Les Jardins-de-Napierville Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada, located in the administrative area of Montérégie. Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle was established officially in 1855. wikipedia

Lacolle
A town in St-Jean County, located on Rte 221 at the corner of Montée Van Vliet, 5mi (8km) north of the US border and 2.7mi (4.3km) west of the Richelieu River. (45.083N/ 73.371W)

St-Bernard-de-Lacolle
A village in Lacolle County, located 1.9mi (3km) west of Lacolle on Rang St-Charles, 0.25mi (0.4km) north of the corner with Montée Dupuis. (45.083N/ 73.411W)

Cimetière de Lacolle
A catholic cemetery in Lacolle, located behind the parish church,a short distance NW of the corner of Rte 221 and Montèe Dupuis. (45.083N/ 73.375W)

Cimetière de St-Bernard-de-Lacolle
A catholic cemetery located in the village of St-Bernard-de-Lacolle at the back of the church. (45.083N/ 73.414W)

Seigniory of Lacolle
A seigniory located on the west side of the Richelieu River, north of the US border. It was originally called the Seigniory de Beaujeu and was granted to Sieur Louis Denis de la Ronde in 1733. It was regranted in 1743 to Louis' son, Sieur Daniel Lienard de Beaujeu, after whom it was named. In 1755, he was granted another section to the south on condition that the two parts be merged. Originally it extended below the 45th parallel but this was lost following the US Revolution. In the late 1700s, the seigniory was acquired by Gabriel Christie. His son, Napier Christie, who took on his wife's family name of Burton, was responsible for the beginning of the serious settlement of the area in the early 1800s.www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~qcchatea/ placenames/



Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle) -
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle)

Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle) - Catholic Church and Presbytery, built about 1842
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle)

Catholic Church and Presbytery, built about 1842
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle) - Church Street
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle)

Church Street
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle) - Lacolle Inn
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle)

Lacolle Inn
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle) - Church St.
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle)

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1733 - Seigniory de Beaujeu (Lacolle) was granted to Sieur Louis Denis de la Ronde in 1733

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1743 - Seigniory (La Colle or Beaujeu) Re-granted March 22, 1743, to Sieur Daniel Lienard de Beaujeu (son of the original grantee)

First Skirmish at Lacolle Mill, 1812
This brief skirmish at Lacolle Mill (now Lacolle, Que) during the War of 1812 marked the end of the ...Read MORE...

Battle of Lacolle Mill, 1814
Following a disastrous American attempt to take Montréal in the fall of 1813, Major General James...Read MORE...

1832 - LA COLLE or BEAUJEU,
seigniory, in the co. of Arcadie, is bounded N. by De Lery, S. by the state of Vermont, and in the...Read MORE...

1832 - Lacolle Post Office opens

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1842 - Église de Saint-Bernard established at Lacolle

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1873
LACOLLE, a post village in St. Johns co., Que., on the Richelieu river, and on the G. T. R.,...Read MORE...

1901 - Église de Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel established at Lacolle

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1916
Lacolle, a post-village and outport of St. Johns co., Quebec, on the Richelieu River and on the...Read MORE...


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