Roxton Falls, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Roxton) - 1867 - Roxton Falls
"Roxton Falls - A good sized village situated on the east bank of Black River, in Roxton Township, Shefford County. It is six miles from Acton ; eleven miles from Roxton Pond ; and fifteen miles from Waterloo. There is a fine water power here, and a great deal of lumber is annually manufac tured by mills in the place and vicinity. There are also two large tanneries in the village, which do an extensive business. Daily mails and stages. There is only one church, Roman Catholic, the Protestant community using the school house- for its place of worship. Population 300. Inhabitants principally French Canadians."
The Eastern Townships Gazetteer and General Business Directory: A Commercial Directory and Guide to the Eastern Townships of Canada, Containing Also Much Useful Information of a Miscellaneous Character ... January 1, 1867 Smith & Company
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