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"St Paul‘s Bay, river port and tn., Quebec, chef-lieu of co. Charlevoix, on R. St Lawrence. 60 m. below Que. P. 3,974"

The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada
John George Bartholomew
John Murdoch Harper
January 1, 1890
London : J. Walker

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Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
Statue dedicated to founders of Baie St Paul, Quebec

Pierre Tremblay, one of original founders

Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
Église de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, est. 1714
1, pl. de l’Église, Baie-Saint-Paul, QUÉBEC
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Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
St. Paul's Bay, St. Lawrence River (1841)
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-47-42

Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
Hopital Ste. Anne

Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
La Batture

Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)
Le Presbytere

Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-de-Baie-Saint-Paul)

History and News of Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada

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  • 1681 - The missions Baie St. Paul & St. Ours de la Province de Quebec is established this year. public/ dgarneau/ french22.htm
  • 1714 - Église de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul at Baie-Saint-Paul
  • 1791 - December 6 - Earthquake
    Charlevoix-Kamouraska region, QC. Widely felt. Some damage at
    Baie-Saint-Paul and Les Éboulements. pdf/ 10/ ESS/ NRCEarthquakes/ Timeline_Earthquakes_list.pdf
  • 1832 - The Parish of Baie de St Paul, Cote de Beaupre,
    by a decree of the 3rd of March, 1722, which confirms the regulation of Sept. 20, 1721, includes the S. of du Gouffre, 3 l. on the St. Lawrence S.W.... Read MORE...

  • News  1858 - The Dead Alive.
    A few days ago, a respectable man in the employment of one of the largest mercantile houses in Quebec, took passage in a schooner for Baie St. Paul,... Read MORE...

  • 1870 - The Canada papers continue to report damages by the recent earthquake.
    At Baie St. Paul seventeen houses were much damaged. At Les Eboulements the church and ten houses were injured and two children killed. Kansas Weekly Commonwealth
    Topeka, Kansas
    November 10, 1870
  • 1873
    BAY ST. PAUL, Charlevoix co., Que. See St. Paul's Bay.

    ST. PAUL'S BAY, an outport of Quebec, capital of the co. of Charlevoix, on the N. shore of... Read MORE...

  • 1879 - Small-pox is reported to have broken out at Baie St. Paul and Eboulements, in Charlevoix County, where frightful ravages were caused by it some years back.
    Chicago Daily Tribune
    Chicago, Illinois
    January 26, 1879
  • News  1894 - Landslide and Flood
    MONTREAL, June 6. - A special from Baie St. Paul, Quebec, says: "The landslide and flood that has done so much damage to the surrounding country... Read MORE...

  • 1894 - Mail Carrier Drowned
    BAIE ST. PAUL, Que., Nov. 1. - Jacob Bouchard, mail carrier for the Saguenac steamers, fell from a pier last night and was drowned. The Winnipeg Tribune
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    November 1, 1894
  • 1896 - Earthquake
    A strong shock of earthquake was felt at Baie St. Paul, Que.
    Fayette County Leader
    Fayette, Iowa
    September 24, 1896

  • 1914 - Severe Earthquake is Felt in Canada
    Quebec, Feb. 14. - An earthquake shock was felt all over the city and district of Quebec at 5:40 a. m., to-day. The shock was violent enough to wake... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Baie St. Paul, a post-village of Charlevoix co., Quebec, Canada, 39 miles from Sainte Anne de Baupre. Pop. in 1901, 1408. Its banking point is 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

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