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Saint-Martin, Laval, Québec, Canada

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Where is Saint-Martin, Laval, Québec, Canada? 

Laval (/ ləˈvæl/ ; French pronunciation: [Laval] is a Canadian city located in southwestern Quebec, north of Montreal...

Laval is geographically separated from the mainland to the north by the Rivière des Mille Îles, and from the Island of Montreal to the south by the Rivière des Prairies. Laval occupies all of Île Jésus as well as the Îles Laval.

Saint-Martin is a former municipality, now part of the Chomedey neighbourhood of the city of Laval, Quebec, Canada, corresponding roughly to the Roman Catholic parish of Saint-Martin.

The parish church, Église Saint-Martin, is located at 4080, boulevard Saint-Martin. The city of Laval operates Parc Saint-Martin, a public park at 4025, rue Gaboury.

Saint-Martin, a commuter railway station that no longer exists, was also located here.
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Saint-Martin, Laval, Québec, Canada

Saint-Martin, Laval, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Martin
UNITÉ  PASTORALE  SAINT-MARTIN  
Established 1780
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Saint-Martin, Laval, Québec, Canada

Église de Saint-Martin
UNITÉ PASTORALE SAINT-MARTIN
Established 1780
Source: Google maps

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1689 - Seigniory (Isle Jesus) Granted, with the Isles aux Vaches adjacent, 23rd Oct. 1689, to the bishop and ecclesiastics of the seminary of Quebec

"The parish of Saint-Martin, whose foundation was approved by Bishop Jean-Olivier Briand of Quebec in 1770, will be the fourth founded entity, 1774 on the territory of the island of Jesus.
Located inland, at the crossroads of two large intersecting shores and where the Chemin de la Poste ...Read MORE...

February 16, 1774, Foundation of the parish of Saint-Martin; Mr. Louis Payet was the first resident parish priest; construction of the 1st presbytery

http://www.unitestmartin.org/histoire/stmartin.htm
September 21, 1785 - Solemn Blessing of the First Church of Saint-Martin

http://www.unitestmartin.org/histoire/stmartin.htm
1832 - ISLE JESUS,
seigniory, in the co. of Terrebonne, in length 21 m. and 6 at its greatest breadth; it lies N.W. of ...Read MORE...

1859
ISLE-JESUS, a seignory of Lower Canada, in the co. of Terrebonne, separated from the mainland by...Read MORE...

July 14, 1870 Blessing of the cornerstone of the 2nd church of Saint-Martin

http://www.unitestmartin.org/histoire/stmartin.htm
1873
LAVAL, (Isle Jesus,) a county in the W part of Quebec, 8 miles N W of Montreal, is formed by the...Read MORE...

1916
Isle Jesus, an island of Quebec, 8 miles NW. of Montreal, bounded by the Jesus and Prairie rivers,...Read MORE...


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