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Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)

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Where is Verchères, Québec, Canada? 

A town of Lower Canada, on the r. bank of the St. Lawrence, 23 m. below Montreal.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 7 Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859


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Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres) - Église de Saint-François-Xavier
596, rue Marie-Victorin, Verchères, QUÉBEC
Established 1709
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Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)

Église de Saint-François-Xavier
596, rue Marie-Victorin, Verchères, QUÉBEC
Established 1709
Source: Google maps
Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres) -
Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)

Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres) - Hotel St Cerny
Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-Xavier-de-Vercheres)

Hotel St Cerny

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1672 - Verchères founded

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1690 - Iroquois Indians attacked Ft. Vercheres but were not successful.

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1692 - Madeline de Vercheres saved Vercheres from a surprise Indian attack.
1692 - October 22 - Madeleine de Verchères gathers about 20 local habitant farmers into her...Read MORE...

1709 - Église de Saint-François-Xavier established at Verchères

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1818 - Church Destroyed by Lightning
The Church at Vercheres, in the vicinity of Montreal, has been destroyed by lighting. 1800 pounds...Read MORE...

1832 - VERCHERES,
seigniory, in the co. of Vercheres, on the south side of the St. Lawrence, is bounded N.E. by St....Read MORE...

1873
VERCHERES, a county in the S.W. part of Quebec, bounded by the St. Lawrence on the W. and the...Read MORE...

VERCHERES, QUEBEC, CANADA


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1906
Vercheres, a post-village, capital of Vercheres co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence...Read MORE...

News  1911 - French Girl's Heroism
To Madeleine de Vercheres a monument is to be erected and the parliament of Canada is to pay...Read MORE...

News  1911 - English Sign is Spurned - Under Leadership of Priest French Canadians Post New One
NEW YORK., May 18. - A dispatch from Vercheres, a village on the St. Lawrence, 30 miles from...Read MORE...

Vercheres
Verchères, Qué, Municipality, pop 5243 (2006c), 4782 (2001c), inc 1971. Verchères is 62 km...Read MORE...


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