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History of Yamaska, Québec, Canada

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  • 1832 - YAMASKA,
    seigniory, in the co. of Yamaska, is bounded N.E. by St. Francois; S.W. by Sorel and Bonsecoeurs; in the rear by Bourgmarie East; in front by Lake...Read MORE...


  • 1833 - Église de Saint-Michel established at Yamaska

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Yamaska, Québec, Canada
    Eglise St-Michel d'Yamaska (Canada)
    141, rue Principale, Yamaska, QUÉBEC
    Established 1833
  • Yamaska, Québec, Canada

  • News 1851 - School Fire
    The Grand Jury of the Court of Queen's Bench, at Three Rivers, ignored the Bill against Mr. Forquin, M. P. P. and others, charged with having set...Read MORE...


  • News 1851 - Washed Away
    The Yamaska, a tributary of the St. Lawrence, in Canada, has undermined and washed away 72 acres of land, with three houses, out houses, cattle,...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    YAMASKA. a county of Quebec. It is centrally situated, and drained by the Nicolet, St. Francis and Yamaska Rivers, entering Lake St. Peter, which...Read MORE...


  • 1875 - September 28, 1875 - Intercolonial train derailed near Yamaska by heavy timbers on the track, killing ten; probably sabotage or vandalism.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ September_28

  • News 1884 - Bridge Blown Down
    St. Hyacinthe, Quebec., Dec. 15. - The first span of the new bridge, being erected across the river at Yamaska, was blown down to-day. A man named...Read MORE...


  • 1894 - Shaken by an Earthquake
    YAMASKA, Quebec, November 12. - Earthquake shocks, quite violent, and lasting about ten seconds, were felt here last night at 11.40 o'clock. They...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Yamaska
    Yamaska, a post-village in Yamaska co., Quebec, on the river Yamaska, 31 miles N. of St. Hyacinthe. It contains 4 stores and several mills. Pop. 800.
    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

  • 1896 - Hail Storm on Sunday
    Yamaska, Que., May 11. - At 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon it hailed for over a minute, entirely covering the ground with hail stones the size of...Read MORE...


  • 1897 - Poor Crops
    Yamaska, Que., June 3. - Crops here and vicinity have a very poor appearance. Farmers think that hay especially will be scarce. General outlook is...Read MORE...


  • Yamaska, Québec, Canada
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  • 1906
    Yamaska, a post-village of Yamaska co., Quebec on the river Yamaska, 31 miles N. of St. Hyacinthe, on the Quebec Southern R. Pop. in 1901, 762.
    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 ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906



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  • 1832 - YAMASKA,
    seigniory, in the co. of Yamaska, is bounded N.E. by St. Francois; S.W. by Sorel and Bonsecoeurs; in the rear by Bourgmarie East; in front by Lake... Read MORE...

  • 1833 - Église de Saint-Michel established at Yamaska

    www.gcatholic.org
  • News  1851 - School Fire
    The Grand Jury of the Court of Queen's Bench, at Three Rivers, ignored the Bill against Mr. Forquin, M. P. P. and others, charged with having set... Read MORE...

  • News  1851 - Washed Away
    The Yamaska, a tributary of the St. Lawrence, in Canada, has undermined and washed away 72 acres of land, with three houses, out houses, cattle,... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    YAMASKA. a county of Quebec. It is centrally situated, and drained by the Nicolet, St. Francis and Yamaska Rivers, entering Lake St. Peter, which... Read MORE...

  • 1875 - September 28, 1875 - Intercolonial train derailed near Yamaska by heavy timbers on the track, killing ten; probably sabotage or vandalism.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ September_28
  • News  1884 - Bridge Blown Down
    St. Hyacinthe, Quebec., Dec. 15. - The first span of the new bridge, being erected across the river at Yamaska, was blown down to-day. A man named... Read MORE...

  • 1894 - Shaken by an Earthquake
    YAMASKA, Quebec, November 12. - Earthquake shocks, quite violent, and lasting about ten seconds, were felt here last night at 11.40 o'clock. They... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Yamaska
    Yamaska, a post-village in Yamaska co., Quebec, on the river Yamaska, 31 miles N. of St. Hyacinthe. It contains 4 stores and several mills. Pop. 800.
    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
  • 1896 - Hail Storm on Sunday
    Yamaska, Que., May 11. - At 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon it hailed for over a minute, entirely covering the ground with hail stones the size of... Read MORE...

  • 1897 - Poor Crops
    Yamaska, Que., June 3. - Crops here and vicinity have a very poor appearance. Farmers think that hay especially will be scarce. General outlook is... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Yamaska, a post-village of Yamaska co., Quebec on the river Yamaska, 31 miles N. of St. Hyacinthe, on the Quebec Southern R. Pop. in 1901, 762.
    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 ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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