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La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada - Eglise de La Visitation-de-lÎle-Dupas, built in 1852 121, rue de l’Église, Île Dupas, QUÉBEC Source: wikipedia

La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec

The municipality of La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas is located in the Regional Municipality of Autray, in the administrative region of Lanaudière.

La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas is located approximately 78 kilometers from Montreal and 193 kilometers from Quebec City, northeast of Joliette and at the entrance and near the left shore of Lake Saint-Pierre . The municipality covers an area of approximately 37 square kilometers.

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Eglise de La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, built in 1852
121, rue de l’Église, Île Dupas, QUÉBEC
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Eglise de La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, built in 1852
121, rue de l’Église, Île Dupas, QUÉBEC
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1665 - The first Frenchman settling on the largest island was reputedly Pierre Dupas (1637-1677), officier in the Carignan Regiment who arrived in Canada in 1665.
Together with two servants, he settled in 1669 on the island which came to bear his name, and he became the first Lord of the l'Île-Dupas-et-du-Chicot Seignory in 1672. In 1677, his widow sold the seignory to Charles Aubert de La Chesnaye.
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The settlement of Île Dupas began in 1699.
A few families originating from the seigneury of Champlain settled there at the time on a territory extending from south to north, in the vicinity of Saint-Cuthbert and Berthierville. . These settlers also settled on the island formerly identified as Isle du Pads, also known as Isle du Pas, the largest island in the Lac Saint-Pierre archipelago.
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1704 - Église de la Visitation established at Île Dupas

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1832 - DUPAS
including CHICOT, seigniory in the co. of Berthier. This S. contains the Isle Dupas and extends 1/ 4 l. above and below the R. Chicot and 1 1/ 2 l. in depth. Granted, Nov. 3, 1672, to Sieur Dupas. The rents of the S. are 4 French livres for each farm. Isle Dupas, which is a long narrow island, lying nearly parallel with the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, between the S. of Berhier and Sorel, is and arriere fief, 2 l. long by 16 acres broad; one-half belongs to the Hon. Jas. Cuthbert, the other half to Mrs. Eneau and is subject to the annual payment of a nosegay to the seignior of Berthier. Mrs. Eneau is also proprietor of the fief Chicot. All the lands in Isle Dupas are conceded and the greater part prior to 1759.

Statistics.
Population 477
Churches, R.C. 1
A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832
The first parish church was built in 1851, according to plans by architect Victor Bourgeau.

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In 1865, the area of La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas experienced a flood which killed 15 people and washed away 27 houses.

1890 - Isle du Pas
Isle du Pas, post vil., Quebec, co. and 2 1/ 2 m. from Berthier.
The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
1895 - Isle Dupas
Isle Dupas, a post-village in Berthier co, Quebec, on an island in the river St. Lawrence, 24 miles S.E. of Berthier-en-Haut. Pop. 150.
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
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas:
Explore Île Dupas: The village is located on an island in the Saint Lawrence River, providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Take a leisurely stroll along the island's shores, go birdwatching, or simply enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

Canoeing and Kayaking: The waterways around Île Dupas are perfect for paddling. You can rent canoes or kayaks from local outfitters and explore the calm waters of the Saint Lawrence River and nearby rivers and streams.

Fishing: Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate the abundant fish species found in the area. Whether you're into fly fishing, spinning, or ice fishing during the winter months, there are plenty of opportunities to cast your line and try your luck.

Visit the Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague Church: This historic church, dating back to the 19th century, is an architectural gem. Its stunning wooden interior and peaceful atmosphere make it a great place for a moment of reflection or to appreciate the craftsmanship.

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