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Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

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Where is Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada? 

Saint-François-du-Lac, Quebec is a community in Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada, located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Saint-François rivers, at the edge of Lac Saint-Pierre (Hence its name, "Saint-François of the lake").Wikipedia

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Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada - L'église de Saint-François-du-Lac (exterior)
Église de Saint-François-Xavier
440, rue Notre-Dame, Saint-François-du-Lac, QUÉBEC
Established 1714
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

L'église de Saint-François-du-Lac (exterior)
Église de Saint-François-Xavier
440, rue Notre-Dame, Saint-François-du-Lac, QUÉBEC
Established 1714
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada - L'église de Saint-François-du-Lac (interior)
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

L'église de Saint-François-du-Lac (interior)
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada - Town Hall
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

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1678 - Seigniory (St. Francois) Granted, Oct. 8, 1678, to Sieur Creviere

1687 - Saint-François-du-Lac - Construction of Fort Saint-Francois (or Fort Crevier), a wooden fortified fort, as protection against the Iroquois.

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1714 - Saint-François-du-Lac - Foundation of the parish of St.Francois-Xavier.
The parish boundaries cover the approximately territory of the modern day parishes of St....Read MORE...

1759 - Saint-François-du-Lac - The village and buildings were burned in an attack by Rogers' Rangers, an irregular British provincial force, during the Seven Years' War (also known as the French and Indian War) on October 4, 1759.

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1832 - ST. FRANCOIS,
seigniory, in the co. of Yamaska, is bounded N.E. by Lussaudiere; S.W. by Yamaska; in the rear by...Read MORE...

1873
ST. FRANCOIS DU LAC, a thriving post village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Yamaska, on Lake St....Read MORE...

1895 - Saint-François-du-Lac
ST, FRANCOIS DU LAC, a post village in Yamaska co., Que.. on the St. Francois River, 18 miles from...Read MORE...

1906 - Saint Francois du Lac
Saint Francois du Lac, a post-village of Yamaska co., Quebec, on Lake St. Peter, 27 1/ 2 miles below ...Read MORE...


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