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Donnacona, Québec, Canada
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"Les Ecureuils, laz A kurui, a post-village and river Port in Portneuf co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence 25 miles above Quebec. Pop. 200."

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January 1, 1895
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Donnacona, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste-des-Écureuils)

Hotel Les Ecureuils - Les Ecureuils, Que.

Donnacona, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste-des-Écureuils)

Église de Sainte-Agnès, est. 1917
105, rue de l’Église, Donnacona, QUÉBEC
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Donnacona, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste-des-Écureuils)


Donnacona, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste-des-Écureuils)

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History of / News About Donnacona, Québec, Canada

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1672 - Seigniory (Les Ecureuils) Granted Nov. 3rd, 1672, to the Sieurs Toupin.

Donnacona had its beginning in 1700 with the building of a paper mill at a site along the river called Fond Jacques-Cartier.

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1742 - Les Écureuils (Donnacona) founded

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A second paper mill was built in Donnacona in 1815.

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1831 - Église de la Nativité-de-Saint-Jean-Baptiste established at Les Écureuils

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1832 - ECUREUILS, LES, or BELAIR,
and its augmentation is a seigniory in the co. of Portneuf. It fronts the St. Lawrence and is...Read MORE...

1873
LES ECUREUILS, a post village and river port in Portneuf co., Que., on the north shore of the St....Read MORE...

A third paper mill, Donnacona Paper, was built in 1912.

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1916
Les Ecureuils, a post-village of Portneuf co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 16...Read MORE...

1917 - Église de Sainte-Agnès established at Donnacona

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Donnacona
Donnacona, Qué, Town, pop 5564 (206c), 5479 (2001c), inc 1920. Donnacona is about 40 km west of...Read MORE...


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