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Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

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Where is Longueuil, Québec, Canada? 

Longueuil is a city in extreme southwestern Quebec, Canada, on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from Montreal, of which it is a suburb. Residents of Longueuil are called Longueuillois. In 2006, the population of the new city of Longueuil totaled 229,330, making it the fifth largest city in Quebec and 19th largest in Canada. The current city has an approximate land area of 115.59 km². wikipedia

Seigniory of Longueuil
A seigniory that was first granted in 1653 to Charles LeMoyne, Sieur de Longueuil. It was first located on the east shore of the St-Lawrence River around present day Ville de Longueuil. It expanded in several steps over the years and by 1710 included land from the St-Lawrence River to the Richelieu River and south along the west side of the Richelieu river to the Seigniory of DeLéry boundary near Grande-Ligne. In 1700 the name was changed to the Barony of Longueuil.www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~qcchatea/ placenames/


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Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil) -
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil) - View of Longueuil from St. Helen's Island ( Quebec ) 1838
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Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

View of Longueuil from St. Helen's Island ( Quebec ) 1838
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-47-10
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil) -
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil) -
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil) -
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil) -
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil) - Église St-Pierre Apôtre
Longueuil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

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1653 - Seigniory of Longueuil was first granted in 1653 to Charles LeMoyne, Sieur de Longueuil.

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1698 - Cocathédrale Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue established at Longueuil

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1698 - October 14 - New France census shows: Longueuil with 223 inhabitants

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1775 - October 26 - American Revolutionary War - Richard Montgomery's Army of the Continental Congress defeats Guy Carleton's forces in a skirmish at Longueuil.

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News  1830 - Very Large Swan
A large white Swan was shot last week at Longueuil, in the St. Lawrence, which measured eight feet...Read MORE...

1832 - The Village of Longueuil
is on the shore of the St. Lawrence and near the rivulet St. Antoine; it contains 65 houses...Read MORE...

1837 - November 16 - Lower Canada Rebellion
Governor Lord Gosford issues warrants for the arrest of 26 Patriote leaders on charges of high...Read MORE...

1848 - December 26 - Rail - First train runs between Longueuil and St-Hyacinthe, Québec

canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ December_26
News  1856 - The Longueuil Catastrophes
The coroner's jury on the bodies of person killed by the explosion of the steam ferry at Longueuil, ...Read MORE...

1862 - Église de Saint-Hubert established at Longueuil

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1873
LONGUEUIL, the chief town of the co. of Chambly, prettily situated on the right bank of the St....Read MORE...

News  1892 - Germans not welcome
The Canadian town of Longueuil, it is announced has decided to prohibit any one speaking German...Read MORE...

1895 - Longueuil
LONGUEUIL, a post town in Chambly co., Que., on the south shore of the St. Lawrence opposite...Read MORE...

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1906 - PERRAULT M.L.A. DREW HIS GUN - Scene at Longueuil Council
MAYOR ORDERED MEMBER TO STOP SPEAKING.
Order was Disregarded and Police Defied at the Point of a...Read MORE...

1916
Longueuil, the chief town of the co. of Chambly, Quebec, on the right bank of the St. Lawrence, 3...Read MORE...

Longueuil
Longueuil, Qué, City, pop 371 934 (based on the 2001c), 127 977 (1996c), area 283.73 km2, inc 2002, ...Read MORE...


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