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"Portneuf, a post-village of Quebec, co, of Portneuf, at the entrance of the Portneuf River into the river St. Lawrence, 36 miles above Quebec. It has 2 paper-mills, saw-, flour-, and carding-mills, a nail-factory, hotels, and 7 or 8 stores. 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

PORTNEUF, a settlement of Canada, on the St. Lawrence, 20 m. SW of Quebec.

A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 6
Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

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  • 1647 - Barony (Portneuf) granted April 16, 1647 to Sieur de Croisille


  • 1832 - PORTNEUF,
    barony, in the co. of Portneuf, is bounded N.E. by the S. of Jacques Cartier; S.W. by Deschambault; in the rear by Perthuis; in front by the St....Read MORE...


  • Portneuf, Québec, Canada
    Église de Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs
    322, rue Principale, Grenville, QUÉBEC
    Established 1839
    Source: Google maps

  • News 1850 - Canadian Cold
    The Quebec Gazette says that at Portneuf, Canada, on Tuesday, the 5th day of Feb. the thermometer went down to 52 degrees below zero, and that during ...Read MORE...


  • Portneuf, Québec, Canada
    Falls of the Portneuf River ( Quebec ) 1860
    Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-406 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana
    www.collectionscanada.gc.ca

  • 1861 - Église de Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs established at Portneuf

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1873
    PORTNEUF, a county of Quebec, on the N. shore of the St Lawrence, has an area of 4,643,899 acres. It is watered by the River St, Maurice and numerous ...Read MORE...


  • News 1874 - Quebec, August 7. - The inhabitants of Portneuf have been greatly terrified recently by rumblings and earth heavings in that vicinity. Many have left their homes.

    Weekly Journal Miner
    Arizona
    August 14, 1874

  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Portneuf
    PORTNEUF, a county of Quebec, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, has an area of 1,068,800 acres. It is watered by the River St. Maurice and...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Portneuf, a post-village of Portneuf co., Quebec, at the entrance of the Portneuf River into the river St. Lawrence, 36 miles above Quebec It has...Read MORE...


  • Portneuf, Québec, Canada
    Railway Bridge, 1926
  • Portneuf, Québec, Canada
    Hotel Motel Claire Fontaine


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Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Portneuf)
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Église de Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs
322, rue Principale, Grenville, QUÉBEC
Established 1839
Source: Google maps

Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Portneuf)
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Falls of the Portneuf River ( Quebec ) 1860
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-406 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca

Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Portneuf)
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Railway Bridge, 1926

Portneuf, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Portneuf)
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Hotel Motel Claire Fontaine

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  • 1647 - Barony (Portneuf) granted April 16, 1647 to Sieur de Croisille
  • 1832 - PORTNEUF,
    barony, in the co. of Portneuf, is bounded N.E. by the S. of Jacques Cartier; S.W. by Deschambault; in the rear by Perthuis; in front by the St.... Read MORE...

  • News  1850 - Canadian Cold
    The Quebec Gazette says that at Portneuf, Canada, on Tuesday, the 5th day of Feb. the thermometer went down to 52 degrees below zero, and that during ... Read MORE...

  • 1861 - Église de Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs established at Portneuf
    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1873
    PORTNEUF, a county of Quebec, on the N. shore of the St Lawrence, has an area of 4,643,899 acres. It is watered by the River St, Maurice and numerous ... Read MORE...

  • News  1874 - Quebec, August 7. - The inhabitants of Portneuf have been greatly terrified recently by rumblings and earth heavings in that vicinity. Many have left their homes.
    Weekly Journal Miner
    Arizona
    August 14, 1874
  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Portneuf
    PORTNEUF, a county of Quebec, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, has an area of 1,068,800 acres. It is watered by the River St. Maurice and... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Portneuf, a post-village of Portneuf co., Quebec, at the entrance of the Portneuf River into the river St. Lawrence, 36 miles above Quebec It has... Read MORE...

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