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Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny)

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Where is Repentigny, Québec, Canada? 

Repentigny is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in the province of Quebec, located north of Montreal, on the lower end of the Rivière des Prairies and on the Saint Lawrence River.wikipedia

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Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny) - Église de la Purification-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie
445, rue Notre-Dame, Repentigny, QUÉBEC
Established 1684
Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny)

Église de la Purification-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie
445, rue Notre-Dame, Repentigny, QUÉBEC
Established 1684
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Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny)

Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny) - Old Mill
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Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny) - Capri Motel
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The seigniory of Repentigny was established in 1640.
Certain officers of the Carignan regiment obtained concessions that would eventually bear their...Read MORE...

1670 - Repentigny was founded in 1670 by Jean-Baptiste Le Gardeur, son of Seigneur Pierre Le Gardeur. During the town's first 250 years, Repentigny was only inhabited by a few hundred peasants, or habitants, and was an agricultural community.

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In 1677, the first population census only shows 30 inhabitants in Repentigny.

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1684 - Église de la Purification-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie established in Repentigny

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1691 - Killed
April: Point Aux Trembles is attacked, with thirty homes being burned. In retaliation, at...Read MORE...

1832 - The Parish of Repentigny or Notre Dame d l'Assomption (L'Assomption seigniory)
is nearly in the shape of a Presq' Isle in the front of the fief; it extends to the S.W. limit of...Read MORE...

1859 - REPENTIGNY, a town of Lower Canada, in the district and 18 m. N. of Montreal, and co. of Leinster, on the l. bank of the St. Lawrence.

A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 6 Publisher A. Fullarton,
1873
L'ASSOMPTION, a river of Quebec, takes its rise in the rear of Joliette co., and following a very...Read MORE...

1906
Repentigny, a post-village in L'Assomption co., Quebec, on the St. Lawrence, 18 miles NE. of...Read MORE...

Repentigny
Repentigny, Qué, City, pop 72 218 (based on the 2001c), 53 824 (1996c), 49 630 (1991c), area 61.77...Read MORE...


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