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Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

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Where is Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada? 

*Cap-de-la-Madeleine is a former city in Quebec, Canada at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice River and the St. Lawrence River. It was amalgamated into the City of Trois-Rivières in 2002. Population (2001 census) 32,534.Wikipedia

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Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) - 1649 Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

Cap de la Madeleine
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, Pierre's land was, according to Marcel Trudel, author of
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

1649 Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

Cap de la Madeleine
First land concessions 1649
The map above shows the first land concessions on the Cap. One... Read MORE...
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) -
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) -
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) -
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) -
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)

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Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marie-Madeleine)


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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...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...Read MORE...

1873
CAP DE LA MAGDELEINE, a post village in Champlain co., Que., situated on north shore of the St....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...Read MORE...

1888 - Miracle of the Eyes
THE STATUE OPENS HER EYES

The restored Lady Chapel was dedicated on June 22, 1888. That evening...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....Read MORE...

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.
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Cap-de-la-Madeleine
Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Qué, City, pop 32 534 (2001c), 33 438 (1996c), 33 716 (1991c), 32 800 (1986c), ...Read MORE...


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