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(Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere)

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"Sainte Anne de la Pocatière, deh là pokå'te *in', a post-village of Quebec, co. of Kamouraska, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the Grand Trunk railway, 86 miles below Quebec. It contains, besides a church and several hotels, a college, one of the most extensive in the province, usually attended by about 200 stu dents. Pop. of parish, 3134."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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  • 1672 - François Pollet de La Combe-Pocatière
    In 1672, François Pollet de La Combe-Pocatière received the seigneurie de la Grande-Anse as a gift from his father-in-law, Nicholas Juchereau de...Read MORE...


  • 1678 - Cathédrale Sainte-Anne established at La Pocatière

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  • La Pocatière, Québec, Canada
    Cathédrale Sainte-Anne
    203, 4e avenue Painchaud, La Pocatière, QUÉBEC G0R 1Z0
    Parish established in 1678
    Source: Google maps
  • News 1826 - 26th Child!
    Quebec, March 25.
    We understand that the wife of one Andre Ouellet dit Rochette, of the parish of Ste. Anne, (la Pocatiere) is on the point of...Read MORE...


  • 1832 - STE. ANNE DE LA GRANDE ANSE or LA POCADIERE,
    seigniory, in the co. of Kamouraska, is bounded N.E. by the S. of Riviere Ouelle; S.W> by St. Roch des Aulnais; in the rear by Ixworth; in front by...Read MORE...


  • News 1840 - A Canadian Heroine Dead
    At Lotbinere, on 27th of July, at the age of 100 years and several months, Charlotte Oullet, of the parish of St Anne de la Pocatiere. This lady was...Read MORE...


  • 1859 - First Agricultural School in North America
    In 1859, La Pocatière opened the first agricultural school in North America. It has continued in this tradition with L'Institut de technologie...Read MORE...


  • News 1866 - Bad Check
    The Journal de Quebec states that a poor farmer of St. Anne de la Pocatiere, who had heard that a relative of this father in Europe had died, leaving ...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    STE. ANNE DE LA POCATIERE, a post village and parish of Quebec, co. of Kamouraska, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the G. T. R., 86 miles ...Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - Yellow Fever
    Yellow fever has broken out at St. Anne de la Pocatiere and St. Pacome. It spread from bodies of persons who died in the United States, and were...Read MORE...


  • La Pocatière, Québec, Canada
    Village de Ste. Anne de la Pocatiere
  • La Pocatière, Québec, Canada
    College - Ste-Anne de la Pocatiere
  • La Pocatière, Québec, Canada
    Village Ste. Anne de la Pocatiere, Que.
  • La Pocatière, Québec, Canada
    Presbytere de Ste. Anne de la Pocatiere
  • 1906
    Saint Anne de la Pocatiere, a post-village of Kamouraska co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence and on the Intercolonial R., 86 miles below ...Read MORE...


  • News 1916 - Entire Village on Fire
    Quebec, August 2. - Dispatches say that the entire village of St. Anne De La Pocatiere is burning. Quebec and other cities sent aid to the scene of...Read MORE...


  • La Pocatière, Québec, Canada
    Couvent Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere, P.Q.
  • La Pocatière, Québec, Canada
    Restaurant - Motel Au Martinet, Ste-Anne de la Pocatiere, Que.
  • La Pocatiere
    La Pocatière, Québec, city, pop 4518 (2001c), 4887 (1996c), 4648 (1991c), pop 4816 (1986c), area 21.73 km2, inc 1961 is situated in the...Read MORE...




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