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What is the history of L'Islet, Québec, Canada ?

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(L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours)

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"L'Islet, a post-village in L'Islet co, Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 63 miles below Quebec. It contains a church, 7 stores, and a ship-yard, and has a large lumber-trade. Pop. 1040."

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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  • 1677 - Seigniory (L'Islet) granted May 17, 1677, to Demoiselle Genevieve Couillard


  • 1721 - Église de Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours is established at L'Islet

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1832 - L'ISLET,
    seigniory, in the co. of L'Islet is bounded by the St. Lawrence in front; by Lessard in the rear, and lies between Bonsecours and St. Jean Port Joli. ...Read MORE...


  • News 1837 - Horrible Murder Attempt
    The Canadian of Monday gives an account of a horrible attempt at murder in the parish of L'Islet, under circumstances of almost unparalleled...Read MORE...


  • 1837 - June 26 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meetings in Bellechasse and L'Islet; prelude to Rebellion

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ June_26

  • 1859
    ISLET (L'), a county of Lower Canada, in the district of Quebec, bounded on the NE by the co. of Kamouraska; on the NW by the St. Lawrence; and on...Read MORE...


  • 1867 - Église de Saint-Eugène is established at L'Islet

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1873
    L'ISLET, a county of Quebec, extending from the St. Lawrence on the N W. to the State of Maine on the S E., and comprising an area of 507,625 acres....Read MORE...


  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are...Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - Free land for large families
    The Quebec legislature a few days ago passed a bill offering 100 acres of land to every man who is the father of twelve children. The persons...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - L'Islet
    L'Islet, a post-village in L'Islet co, Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 63 miles below Quebec. It...Read MORE...


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  • 1914 - Severe Earthquake is Felt in Canada
    Quebec, Feb. 14. - An earthquake shock was felt all over the city and district of Quebec at 5:40 a. m., to-day. The shock was violent enough to wake...Read MORE...


  • L'Islet
    L'Islet, Qué, Municipality, pop 3866 (2001c), 3878 A (1996c), area 120.02 km2, on the South Shore of the ST LAWRENCE RIVER, 100 km east of Québec...Read MORE...


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    Notre Dame de Bonsecours, L'Islet, Québec


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  • 1677 - Seigniory (L'Islet) granted May 17, 1677, to Demoiselle Genevieve Couillard
  • 1721 - Église de Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours is established at L'Islet
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1832 - L'ISLET,
    seigniory, in the co. of L'Islet is bounded by the St. Lawrence in front; by Lessard in the rear, and lies between Bonsecours and St. Jean Port Joli. ... Read MORE...

  • 1837 - June 26 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meetings in Bellechasse and L'Islet; prelude to Rebellion
    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ June_26
  • News  1837 - Horrible Murder Attempt
    The Canadian of Monday gives an account of a horrible attempt at murder in the parish of L'Islet, under circumstances of almost unparalleled... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    ISLET (L'), a county of Lower Canada, in the district of Quebec, bounded on the NE by the co. of Kamouraska; on the NW by the St. Lawrence; and on... Read MORE...

  • 1867 - Église de Saint-Eugène is established at L'Islet
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1873
    L'ISLET, a county of Quebec, extending from the St. Lawrence on the N W. to the State of Maine on the S E., and comprising an area of 507,625 acres.... Read MORE...

  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - Free land for large families
    The Quebec legislature a few days ago passed a bill offering 100 acres of land to every man who is the father of twelve children. The persons... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - L'Islet
    L'Islet, a post-village in L'Islet co, Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 63 miles below Quebec. It... Read MORE...

  • 1914 - Severe Earthquake is Felt in Canada
    Quebec, Feb. 14. - An earthquake shock was felt all over the city and district of Quebec at 5:40 a. m., to-day. The shock was violent enough to wake... Read MORE...

  • L'Islet
    L'Islet, Qué, Municipality, pop 3866 (2001c), 3878 A (1996c), area 120.02 km2, on the South Shore of the ST LAWRENCE RIVER, 100 km east of Québec... Read MORE...

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