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"Cap de la Magdeleine, kāp deh lå mägdeh-lane', a post-village in Champlain co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 81 miles above Quebec. Pop, 200."

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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1649 Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

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First land concessions 1649
The map above shows the first land concessions on the Cap. One sees Pierre and Mathurin's lots (5th and 6th from right). On a modern map of Cap de la Madeleine,... Read MORE...

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History and News of Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada

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  • 1636 - a seigneury is established at Cap-de-la-Madeleine
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  • 1640 - a Jesuit mission is established at Cap-de-la-Madeleine
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  • 1651 - Cap-de-la-Madeleine was founded March 20, 1651. The establishment was named by Jacques de La Ferté, who was abbot of Sainte-Madeleine de Châteaudun in France.
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  • 1668 - Prohibited from selling liquor to Indians
    The End of February 1668. Petition presented to the Supreme Council by a number of the inhabitants of Three-Rivers, of Cap de la Madeleine, and of Cha... Read MORE...

  • 1687 - The missions St. Joachim & Cap de la Madeleine de la Province de Quebec is established this year.
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  • 1832 - CAP de la MAGDELAINE,
    seigniory, in the co. of Champlain, is bounded S.W. by the river St. Maurice, N.E. by the S. of Champlain and its augmentation and by the St. Lawrence... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    CAP DE LA MAGDELEINE, a post village in Champlain co., Que., situated on north shore of the St. Lawrence, 81 miles above Quebec. It has a good lumber ... Read MORE...

  • 1879 - Miracle of the Ice Bridge
    ...But in the mid-nineteenth century there was apathy and slackness in Cap de la Madeleine. When Father Desilets went to church, on Ascension Day 1867... Read MORE...

  • 1888 - Miracle of the Eyes
    THE STATUE OPENS HER EYES

    The restored Lady Chapel was dedicated on June 22, 1888. That evening a lame man called Pierre Lacroix was brought into t... Read MORE...

  • 1888 - Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Cap established at Cap-de-la-Madeleine
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  • 1909 - Cap-de-la-Madeleine - The Grès Falls Company is established
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  • 1912 - Cap-de-la-Madeleine - The Wayagamack Pulp and Paper Co (later integrated into Consolidated Corp) is established
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  • 1916
    Cap de la Magdeleine, kap deh 1a mAg'deh-lAne', a post-village of Champlain co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 81 miles above Quebec. 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, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
  • 1940 - During World War II the Royal Canadian Air Force built and operated No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Cap-de-la-Madelaine.
    The school opened on 14 October 1940 and closed on 11 February 1944. Wikipedia
  • Cap-de-la-Madeleine
    Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Qué, City, pop 32 534 (2001c), 33 438 (1996c), 33 716 (1991c), 32 800 (1986c), area 18.25 km2, inc 1923, is located on the N shor... Read MORE...

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