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L'Assomption, Québec, Canada

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Where is L'Assomption, Québec, Canada ? 

L'Assomption is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in southwestern Quebec, Canada on the L'Assomption River. It is the seat of the Regional County Municipality of L'Assomption. It is located on the outer fringes of the Montreal urban area.

Most of the economy depends on the agricultural industries of the surrounding plains. It is also the cultural center of the region.

This city is also known to be the home town of the thrash metal band Reanimator, as you can hear their singer scream "Merci L'Assomption!" (which means "Thank you L'Assomption) at the end of the song "Black Bones" from their Thrashin' The Neighborhood EP.

L'Assomption is also home to Marie-Annick Lépine, a member of the highly popular néo-traditional Quebec band Les Cowboys Fringants.

In 2002, L'Assomption amalgamated with the parish of Saint-Gérard-Majella.wikipedia


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L'Assomption, Québec, Canada

L'Assomption, Québec, Canada  - Église de l’Assomption-de-la-Sainte-Vierge
153, rue du Portage, L’Assomption, QUÉBEC
Established 1835
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L'Assomption, Québec, Canada

Église de l’Assomption-de-la-Sainte-Vierge
153, rue du Portage, L’Assomption, QUÉBEC
Established 1835
Source: Google maps
L'Assomption, Québec, Canada  - Couvent, Congregation N.D., L'Assomption, P.Q. (Canada)
L'Assomption, Québec, Canada

Couvent, Congregation N.D., L'Assomption, P.Q. (Canada)
L'Assomption, Québec, Canada  - Bureau de Poste. - L'ASSOMPTION
L'Assomption, Québec, Canada

Bureau de Poste. - L'ASSOMPTION

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1647 - In 1647, the L'Assomption Seignory was granted to Pierre Legardeur de Repentigny, named after the river already named such since the seventeenth century.

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1717 - (L'Assomption) - In 1717, the parish was formed, known thereafter as Saint-Pierre-du-Portage-de-l'Assomption and also as Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul-du-Portage.

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1766 - (L'Assomption) - In 1766, the village saw an influx of Acadian settlers.

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News  1826 - Terrible Accident
From the Montreal Courant, of Sept. 2.
We are informed that one day last week, a Canadian man at...Read MORE...

1832 - L'ASSOMPTION,
seigniory,, in the co. of Lachenaye, is bounded N.E. by St. Sulipice; S.W. by the S. of Lachenaye;...Read MORE...

News  1834 - Unusual Murder
A murder of the most barbarous nature was lately committed at L'Assomption under unusual...Read MORE...

1835 - Église de l’Assomption-de-la-Sainte-Vierge is established at L'Assomption

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1837 - July 29, 1837 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meeting at l'Assomption

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1873
L'ASSOMPTION, a county in the W. part of Quebec, bordering on the River St Lawrence. Area 158,761...Read MORE...

1887 - A NEW APPOINTMENT.
Mr. Hurteau, ex-M.P., L'Assomption, has been appointed superintendent of immigration for the...Read MORE...

1887 - The peaceful tenor and formidable possibilities of French-Canadian married life are illustrated by the information that at L'Assomption, Que., to-day twenty couples are to celebrate their golden weddings;
one couple having been married seventy years. That couple were no doubt courting when the battle of ...Read MORE...

1892 - Fell Through the Ice.
MONTREAL, Jan. 5. - A rich farmer named Desjardins, his daughter and a boy named Roy, aged 13...Read MORE...

1894 - EXTENSIVE LAND SLIDE.
A landslide occurred on Lachigan river at l'Assomption on Saturday night. It started opposite...Read MORE...

1905 - Église de Saint-Gérard-Majella is established at L'Assomption

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1916
L'Assomption, a banking town, capital of L'Assomption co., Quebec, on a peninsula formed by the...Read MORE...

L'Assomption
L'Assomption was the result of the merger of the parish municipality of...Read MORE...


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