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"Saint François du Lac, dii làk, a post-village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Yamaska, on Lake St. Peter, 273 miles below Sorel. It contains several stores and mills, and has a large trade in lumber and grain. Pop. 800."

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


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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.

    www.dahlheimer-bebeau.com/ Bebeau/ CanadaSaintFrancoisduLac.htm

  • 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. Francois-du-Lac and St-Thomas-de-Pierreville which are...Read MORE...


  • 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

  • 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 De Guir; in front by Lake St. Peter. - 1 1/ 2 league ...Read MORE...


  • Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
    L'église de Saint-François-du-Lac (interior)
  • 1873
    ST. FRANCOIS DU LAC, a thriving post village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Yamaska, on Lake St. Peter, 27½ miles below Sorel. It contains several...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 St. Guillaume Station, on the C.P.R. It contain 1...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 Sorel, on the Quebec Southern R.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
    Town Hall


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