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"Saint Ours', sàNt oor, a town of Quebec, co. of Richelieu, on the river Richelieu, 21 miles N. of St. Hilaire Station. A small island here divides the river into two channels, each dammed for the improvement of navigation. St. Ours contains a church, convent, saw-mills, brick-fields, and 8 stores, and has a large trade. Pop. 701."

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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  • 1650 - Église de l’Immaculée-Conception established at Saint-Ours

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  • Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada
    Église de l’Immaculée-Conception
    2538, rue Immaculée-Conception, Saint-Ours, QUÉBEC
    Established 1650
    Source: Google maps
  • Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada

  • 1681 - established
    The missions Baie St. Paul & St. Ours de la Province de Quebec is established this year.

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  • Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada

  • 1832 - ST. OURS,
    seigniory, and its augmentation, in the co. of Richelieu, are bounded N.E. by Sorel and Bourchemin; S.W. by Contrecoeur, St. Denis and St. Hyacinthe; ...Read MORE...


  • 1837 - May 7, 1837 - Louis-Joseph Papineau
    Chosen leader of the Permanent Central Committee of the Patriotes at a protest meeting of about 1,200 people; they adopt the Declaration of St. Ours, ...Read MORE...


  • News 1844 - Crushed by Wheel
    Yesterday Captain Doyen of St. Ours, a Canadian gentleman of respectability in that parish, was struck on the breast by the shaft of caleche No. 149, ...Read MORE...


  • 1844 to 1849 - CANAL TRAFFIC IN CANADA... RICHELIEU AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
    ...The St. Ours lock and dams were commenced in 1844 and completed in 1849. The dams at this point raise the water from 4 to 7 feet in height, and...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    ST. OURS, an incorporated town of Quebec, co. of Richelieu, on the River Richelieu, 21 miles from St. Hilaire Station. A small island here divides...Read MORE...


  • 1880 - Catholics Protest
    ...Preparations are going on for the grand procession of male Catholics to-morrow in this city, which is to be a protest against the French decree...Read MORE...


  • Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada
    Farmstead at St. Ours on the Richelieu River, ( Quebec. ) - 1889
    Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1970-188-421 W. H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana
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  • News 1898 - 'TWAS TIME TO LOCK HIM UP. This Dangerous Individual Ran Loose Too Long.
    He Confesses to Having Fired the St. Ours' Convent and is Even now Filled With a Desire to Murder

    (Special to the Journal)

    Sorel, April 7. - A...Read MORE...


  • Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada
    St-Ours le Vieux Moulin.
  • Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada

  • 1906
    Saint Ours, a post-town of Richelieu co., Quebec, on the river Richelieu, 21 miles N. of St. Hilaire station. Pop. in 1901, 609.
    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



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