L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) -
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L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) - Notre Dame de Bonsecours, L'Islet, Québec
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L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer)
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Where is L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer)? 

L'Islet is a municipality within L'Islet Regional County Municipality in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada.

It is located on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River halfway between Quebec City and Rivière-du-Loup.

The current town of L'Islet was formed in 2000 with the merger of the former city of L'Islet, the municipality of L'Islet-sur-Mer and the parish municipality of Saint-Eugène.

The Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours church, built 1768, is an historical classified building.Wikipedia


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1677 - Seigniory (L'Islet) granted May 17, 1677, to Demoiselle Genevieve Couillard

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1721 - Église de Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours is established at L'Islet

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1832 - L'ISLET,
seigniory, in the co. of L'Islet is bounded by the St. Lawrence in front; by Lessard in the rear, and lies between Bonsecours and St. Jean Port Joli. - One league in breadth by two in depth; granted May 17, 1677, to Demoiselle Genevieve Couillard. - The front is low, but receding from the river...Read MORE...


1837 - June 26 - Rebellion of 1837 - Patriotes hold illegal protest meetings in Bellechasse and L'Islet; prelude to Rebellion

canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ June_26
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News  1837 - Horrible Murder Attempt
The Canadian of Monday gives an account of a horrible attempt at murder in the parish of L'Islet, under circumstances of almost unparalleled atrocity. The circumstances are thus related by a correspondent of that paper: - a young girl about 19 years of age, of a respectable family in the parish,...Read MORE...


1859
ISLET (L'), a county of Lower Canada, in the district of Quebec, bounded on the NE by the co. of Kamouraska; on the NW by the St. Lawrence; and on the SE by the S boundary of the prov. It comprises an area of 3,034 sq. mil, the central point of which is N lat. 46 40 30, and W long 69 52. It is...Read MORE...


1867 - Église de Saint-Eugène is established at L'Islet

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1873
L'ISLET, a county of Quebec, extending from the St. Lawrence on the N W. to the State of Maine on the S E., and comprising an area of 507,625 acres. Capital, St. Jean Port Joli. Pop. 13,517.

L'ISLET, a flourishing post village in L'Islet co , Que., on the S shore of the St Lawrence, and on the...Read MORE...



1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are affected with small-pox; Batiscan, Oct. 22, 7 families; Bersenels, below Tadousac, Nov 6, 4 families; Cap St. Ignace, Oct. 29, 50 cases, Chambly, Oct 27, 2...Read MORE...


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 entitled to this novel bonus appear to be numerous. At Trois Pistoles there are two families, named Roulette and Belzil, who each have fifteen living...Read MORE...


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 hundreds of citizens.

Messages from Levis, Baie St. Paul and L'Islet recorded the same disturbance. No damage was reported.

Asheville Gazette-News
Asheville, North Carolina
February 14, 1914
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