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History of Donnacona, Québec, Canada

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(Saint-Jean-Baptiste-des-Écureuils) (Les Ecureuils)

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Les Ecureuils, vil. and river port, Quebec, co. Portneuf, and on St Lawrence River, 25 m. above Quebec. P. 700.

The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada by John George Bartholomew, John Murdoch Harper J. Walker, 1890

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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.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

  • 1742 - Parish of St-Jean-Baptiste-des-Écureuils opened

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

  • A second paper mill was built in Donnacona in 1815.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

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

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1832 - ECUREUILS, LES, or BELAIR,
    and its augmentation is a seigniory in the co. of Portneuf. It fronts the St. Lawrence and is bounded S.W. by the S. of Jacques Cartier; N.E. by...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    LES ECUREUILS, a post village and river port in Portneuf co., Que., on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 25 miles above Quebec. Pop. 200.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873

  • 1895 - Les Ecureuils
    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....Read MORE...


  • Donnacona, Québec, Canada
    Hotel Les Ecureuils - Les Ecureuils, Que.
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  • A third paper mill, Donnacona Paper, was built in 1912.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

  • 1916
    Les Ecureuils, a post-village of Portneuf co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 16 miles above Quebec Pop. 100.
    Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

  • 1917 - Église de Sainte-Agnès established at Donnacona

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Donnacona, Québec, Canada
    Église de Sainte-Agnès, est. 1917
    105, rue de l’Église, Donnacona, QUÉBEC
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • Donnacona, Québec, Canada

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  • Donnacona, Québec, Canada
    Notre-Dame Street
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  • Donnacona
    Donnacona, Qué, Town, pop 5564 (206c), 5479 (2001c), inc 1920. Donnacona is about 40 km west of QUÉBEC CITY where Rivière Jacques-Cartier flows into...Read MORE...




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Hotel Les Ecureuils - Les Ecureuils, Que.
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Église de Sainte-Agnès, est. 1917
105, rue de l’Église, Donnacona, QUÉBEC
Source: Google maps
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Notre-Dame Street
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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.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca
  • 1742 - Parish of St-Jean-Baptiste-des-Écureuils opened

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • A second paper mill was built in Donnacona in 1815.

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca
  • 1831 - Église de la Nativité-de-Saint-Jean-Baptiste established at Les Écureuils

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1832 - ECUREUILS, LES, or BELAIR,
    and its augmentation is a seigniory in the co. of Portneuf. It fronts the St. Lawrence and is bounded S.W. by the S. of Jacques Cartier; N.E. by... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    LES ECUREUILS, a post village and river port in Portneuf co., Que., on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 25 miles above Quebec. Pop. 200.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
  • 1895 - Les Ecureuils
    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.... Read MORE...

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

    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca
  • 1916
    Les Ecureuils, a post-village of Portneuf co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 16 miles above Quebec Pop. 100.
    Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
  • 1917 - Église de Sainte-Agnès established at Donnacona

    www.gcatholic.org
  • Donnacona
    Donnacona, Qué, Town, pop 5564 (206c), 5479 (2001c), inc 1920. Donnacona is about 40 km west of QUÉBEC CITY where Rivière Jacques-Cartier flows into... Read MORE...

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