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La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Ile Dupas)

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Where is La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada? 

La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas is a municipality in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, part of the D'Autray Regional County Municipality. Its territory is located on several of the Sorel Islands in the Saint Lawrence River where it flows into Lac Saint-Pierre. The largest of these islands is Dupas Island (Île Dupas), also known as Isle du Pads (or Isle du Pas), Île d'Angoulème, and Île du Richelieu at various times in the past.

The area is known for its geese, ducks, and muskrats, and it is suitable for farming, hunting and fishing.Wikipedia



La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Ile Dupas)

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...Read MORE...

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 ...Read MORE...

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

1916
Isle Dupas, a post-village of Berthier co., Quebec, on an island in the river St. Lawrence, 2 1/ 2...Read MORE...


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