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(Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre) (Sainte-Hélène)

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"Kamouraska, a post-village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Kamouraska, on the St. Lawrence, 4 1/ 2 miles from St. Paschal, and 90 miles N.E. of Quebec. It is much frequented during the summer months for its fine sea-bathing. It contains a convent and several stores. Pop. 797."

"Sainte Hélène, såNt Alain', a post-village in Kamouraska co., Quebec, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, and on the Grand Trunk Railway, 108 miles below Quebec."

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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  • 1674 - Seigniory Kamouraska, granted July 15, 1674 to Sieur de la Durantaie


  • 1714 - Église de Saint-Louis-de-Kamouraska established at Kamouraska

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  • Kamouraska, Québec, Canada
    Église de Saint-Louis-de-Kamouraska, est. 1714
    76, av. Morel, Kamouraska, QUÉBEC
    Source: www.patrimoine-culturel.gouv.qc.ca
  • News 1829 - Melancholy Incident
    Quebec, August 27.
    A melancholy incident occurred a few days ago a little below Kamouraska. Two children of about six years of age, who had gone to...Read MORE...


  • 1832 - KAMOURASKA,
    a seigniory, in the co. of Kamouraska, is bounded by the St. Lawrence; N.E. by Granville; S.W. by St. Denis; in the rear by Woodbridge and part of...Read MORE...


  • News 1839 - Murder in Canada
    The body of a Mr. Tasche, the seigneur of Kamouraska, was found a little below Quebec, with a bullet hole through the head, on the 3d inst. It seems...Read MORE...


  • News 1843 - Fire
    Le Journal de Quebec, of Tuesday last, states that the house of Mr. Pierre Chouinard at Kamouraska, was destroyed by fire on Saturday last occasioned ...Read MORE...


  • News 1850 - Whales
    During the past month several large whales have been captured in the St. Lawrence, below Quebec. One of these animals, says the Quebec Mercury,...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    KAMOURASKA, a county of the province of Quebec, bounded north by the St. Lawrence, and watered by the Walloostook, Kamouraska and St. Francis rivers. ...Read MORE...


  • 1881 - Earthquake
    QUEBEC, Oct. 2. - A severe shock of earthquake is reported from Kamouraska yesterday.
    The Inter Ocean
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    October 4, 1881

  • 1890 - Free land for large families
    The Quebec legislature a few days ago passed a bill offering 100 acres of land to every man who is the father of twelve children. The persons...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Kamouraska
    KAMOURASKA, a county of the province of Quebec, bounded north by the St. Lawrence, and watered by the Walloostook, Kamouraska and St. Francis Rivers. ...Read MORE...


  • 1889 - The Smallpox Outbreak
    Montreal, Dec. 12. - The reports of the board of health concerning the smallpox epidemic in Kamouraska are as follows: Out of the 210 cases...Read MORE...


  • Kamouraska, Québec, Canada
    Kamouraska, Que.
  • 1916
    Kamouraska, a post-village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Kamouraska, on the St. Lawrence River, 4 1/ 2 miles from St. Paschal and 90 miles NE. of...Read MORE...


  • Kamouraska, Québec, Canada
    Entrance to Fisheries, Kamouraska, Que.
  • Kamouraska, Québec, Canada

  • Kamouraska
    Kamouraska, Qué, Municipality, pop 705 (2006c), 700 (2001c), inc 1987. Kamouraska is located on the south shore of the ST LAWRENCE RIVER, 125 km...Read MORE...




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