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(Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie)

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Lanoraie, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Joseph 3, rue Picotte, Lanoraie, QUÉBEC Established 1732 Source: Google maps

Lanoraie, Québec, Canada

Lanoraie, formerly Agochonda, is a municipality with an area of more than one hundred square kilometers. It is located in the administrative region of Lanaudière, part of the Regional County Municipality of Autray.

Lanoraie was inhabited by Iroquoians and sailors of Jacques Cartier, it is the land of Honoré Beaugrand, founder of La Patrie, mayor of Montreal who came from one of the oldest families of Lanoraie: the Beaugrand-Champagne. It is the land of Alexandre de Sève, Jean Bourdon and the poet Louis-Joseph-Doucet.

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Église de Saint-Joseph
3, rue Picotte, Lanoraie, QUÉBEC
Established 1732
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Église de Saint-Joseph
3, rue Picotte, Lanoraie, QUÉBEC
Established 1732
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Villa D'Autray Cabins, Lanoraie, Que.
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It was in 1637 that Jean Bourdon, the engineer – surveyor and cartographer, and Jacqueline Potel, his first wife, received part of Agochonda and named it d’Autray.

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In 1656, Charles Sevestre, master printer and bookseller, obtained the western part of the region which went to his son-in-law, Louis de Niort de la Nauraye or Lanoraie.

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1681 - Parish is established at Lanoraie

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1732 - Église de Saint-Joseph established in Lanoraie

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1832 - LANORAYE and DAUTRE with their augmenation.
These two fiefs form only one seigniory, which lies in the co. of Berthier, and is bounded N.E. by the S. of Berthier; S.W. by Lavaltrie; in the rear by D'Aillebout and De Ramzay; in front by the St. Lawrence. - Lanoraye is 2 l. broad and 2 deep tand was granted, April 7, 1688, to Sieur de la Noraye. Dautre was granted in two portins; the w. part, 1/ 2 league broad by two leagues deep, to Sieur Jean Bourdon, Dec. 1st, 1637; the E. part, of the same size, Apr. 16, 1647, to Sieur Jean Bourdon also. The augmentation under the title of Derriere Dautre and Lanoraye, being the breadth of the two former (three leagues) and extending to the Riviere L'Assomption, about 4 leagues, was granted, 4th July, 1739, to Sieur Jean Baptiste Neveu. The whole is now the property of the Hon. Ross Cuthbert. - The extensive tract included in these grants contains a vast quantity of excellent arable land, that lies in general pretty level. The soil is various, in the front alight reddish earth with some clay,... Read MORE...

1850 - Opening of St. Lawrence & Industry Railroad, 19 km from Lanoraie, Québec to village of Industry; third railway completed in Canada.
The construction of the Barthélémy Joliette railway made Lanoraie an important rail and naval terminal for the region's forest industry.
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1890 - Lanoraie
Lanoraie. vil., Quebec, on River St Lawrence, co. Berthier, 48 m. by rail NE. of Montreal. P. of parish 2,240.
The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada
John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
1895 - Lanoraie
Lanoraie, là-no-rà', a post-village in Berthier co., Quebec, on the river St. Lawrence, 41 miles N.E. of Montreal. It has several stores and mills, and a considerable trade in flour, grain, and cordwood. A railroad connects Lanoraie with Joliette. Pop. 600.
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
1902 - A Massachusetts Man's Big Luck - Gate Tender on a Railroad to Get a Large Slice.
The Times Special Service.
WORCESTER, Mass., Saturday, June 7. - Family records expected daily from the parish priest at Lanoraie in Quebec are expected to establish the claim of Joseph A. Demars, a gate tender of the Boston & Albany Railroad to a share of the $8,000,000 which has been in possession of the city authorities of Cleveland, O., since 1864.

Mr. and Mrs. Demars, in case they are able to prove their claim, will have to share the fortune with the families of Mrs. Loiuse Caisse, Alfred Caisee, Henry Caisse and three sisters, and Mrs. Frank Belville.

Fiction never furnishes a stranger romance than that of the Caisse millions and the efforts of the Caisse family to prove their kinship to the mysterious real estate man who died in Cleveland nearly forty years ago.

Men and women have grown old in hope of eventually becoming wealthy, families have increased and multiplied until now, should the fortune be divided, a liberal estimate would give those having claims only... Read MORE...

1922 - Inquire Into Collision
MONTREAL - An official inquiry into the collision between the steamer Cairndhu and the tug Spray, near Lanoraie, on the St. Lawrence river, Saturday, when five persons were drowned will be commenced here Wednesday.
The Winnipeg Tribune
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
July 4, 1922
1929 - Quebec Bank Robbed
MONTREAL, June 21 - Two men held up the branch of the Banque Canadienne Nationale at Lanoraie, 50 miles east of Montreal yesterday afternoon. The men secured $200 and escaped in an automobile.
The Winnipeg Tribune
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
June 21, 1929
1930 - Drilling to Commence
The number one well of the Lanoraie Oil and Gas Syndicate, Ltd., will be drilled close to the large discovery well of gas at Lanoraie, Quebec.

Lanoraie has a derrick erected on their property, half of their machinery, and part of their drilling equipment has been delivered and is now being installed.
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
May 13, 1930
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Lanoraie and its surrounding areas:
Parc des Pins:

Start your exploration of Lanoraie at Parc des Pins. This beautiful park is perfect for a leisurely stroll, a family picnic, or simply enjoying the scenic views of the Saint Lawrence River.

Le Vieux-Lanoraie:

Take a walk through the charming streets of Le Vieux-Lanoraie, the historic heart of the village. Admire the well-preserved heritage buildings and immerse yourself in the area's rich history.

Cycling along the Chemin du Roy:

Lanoraie is located along the historic Chemin du Roy, one of the oldest roads in Canada. Rent a bike and explore this scenic route that follows the St. Lawrence River, passing through picturesque villages and offering stunning river views.

Église Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie:

Visit the Église Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie, a beautiful church dating back to the 19th century. Its architecture is impressive, and the interior is equally fascinating, with intricate stained glass windows.

Ferme Guy Rivest:

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