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Sainte-Rose, Laval, Québec, Canada - Église de Sainte-Rose-de-Lima 219, boul. Sainte-Rose, Sainte-Rose, QUÉBEC Established 1740 Source: Google maps

Sainte-Rose, Laval, Québec

Sainte-Rose is a district in Laval, Quebec. It was incorporated as a village in 1850, and was a separate town until the municipal mergers on August 6, 1965 which amalgamated all the municipalities on Île Jésus into a single City of Laval. wikipedia

One of Laval’s oldest and most visited neighbourhoods, where beautiful 19th-century homes can still be found. Located along the Rivière des Mille-Îles, Vieux-Sainte-Rose still has the feel of an old-time village. bonjourquebec.com



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Église de Sainte-Rose-de-Lima
219, boul. Sainte-Rose, Sainte-Rose, QUÉBEC
Established 1740
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Sainte-Rose, Laval, Québec, Canada

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Église de Sainte-Rose-de-Lima
219, boul. Sainte-Rose, Sainte-Rose, QUÉBEC
Established 1740
Source: Google maps

Sainte-Rose, Laval, Québec, Canada

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Jour de Regates, Ste. Rose, Que., 1914 (Regatta Day)
Sainte-Rose, Laval, Québec, Canada

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Jour de Regates, Ste. Rose, Que., 1914 (Regatta Day)

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1740 - Église de Sainte-Rose-de-Lima established at Sainte-Rose

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1745 - Parish of Ste-Rose-de-Lima opens

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1832 - The parish of St. Rose (isle Jesus)
is in the N.W. part of the island, and all the farms are conceded.

Population 2470
Churches, R.C. 1
Cures 1
Presbyteries 1
Villages 1
Corn-mills 1
Saw-mills 1
Carding-mills 1
Fulling-mills 1
Notaries 1
Shopkeepers 5
Taverns 5
Artisans 20
A Topographical Dictionary of The Province of Lower Canada by Joseph Bouchette, Esq., London, 1832
A jewel of Laval’s heritage, the Sainte-Rose-de-Lima church was built between 1852 and 1856 according to the plans of the famous Montreal architect Victor Bourgeau.

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1859
ISLE-JESUS, a seignory of Lower Canada, in the co. of Terrebonne, separated from the mainland by the river St. Jean or Jesus, and from the island of Montreal on the NW by the Riviere-des-Prairies. It is 21 m. in length, and 6 m. at its greatest breadth, and is in its entire extent level, fertile and well-cultivated. It possesses excellent roads, and is connected by several ferries with the mainland and adjacent island. It contains 3 parishes. The houses are mostly built of stone.

A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 4
Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
1873
STE. ROSE, a thriving post village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Laval, (Isle Jesus,) on the south shore of the River Jesus (a branch of the Ottawa), and on the Montreal Northern Colonization railway, 16½ miles from Montreal. It contains a church, a tannery, 6 stores, and a telegraph office. Pop. 730; of parish 1,810.
Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
1890 - Sainte-Rose
Ste. Rose, vil., Quebec, chef-lieu of Laval co., 17 m. by rail NW. of Montreal. P. of sub-dist. 1,674.

The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
1892 TERRIBLE STORM IN QUEBEC. A VILLAGE ANNIHILATED AND THREE CHILDREN KILLED.
Montreal, June 16. - The village of St. Rose, a fashionable summer resort, was entirely annihilated yesterday by a cyclone, the debris being deposited in the fields around about.

WILFRED ONIMET, aged 7.
JULIA JOLY, aged 6.
STANLEY DAUBIEN, aged 8.
were killed and about twenty severely - four fatally - injured. At Templeton ex-Mayor McELROY was killed. Many towns in the vicinity were badly wrecked.
Davenport Daily Leader
Davenport, Iowa
June 16, 1892
1895 - Sainte Rose
Sainte Rose, a post-village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Laval (Isle Jésus), on the S. shore of the river Jesus (a branch of the Ottawa), and on the Montreal Northern Colonization Railway, 163 miles N.W. of Montreal. It contains a church, a tannery, and 6 stores. Pop. 736; of parish, 1816.
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
1906
Sainte Rose, a post-village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Laval (Isle Jesus), on the S. shore of the river Jesus (a branch of the Ottawa) and on the Canadian Pacific R., 15 miles from Montreal. Pop. in 1901, 1154.
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 ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
1965 - Sainte-Rose integrated to the City of Laval

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2023 - Whether you're a local looking for new experiences or a visitor exploring the area, there are plenty of places to go and things to do in Sainte-Rose. Here's a list to get you started:
1. Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles: This stunning nature park is a must-visit for outdoor enthusiasts. You can rent a kayak, canoe, or paddleboard to explore the tranquil waters of the Mille-Îles River. The park is also home to various wildlife, making it a great spot for birdwatching and photography.

2. Marché de la Gare de Sainte-Rose: If you're looking for a taste of local flavor, visit this historic market. It's a vibrant place to shop for fresh produce, artisanal goods, and unique gifts. You can also enjoy live music and entertainment on weekends.

3. Eglise Sainte-Rose-de-Lima: This beautiful church is a symbol of Sainte-Rose's rich history. Its architecture is a blend of Gothic and Romanesque styles, making it a fascinating sight for architecture enthusiasts. The church is also a place of worship and reflection.

4. Parc Viger: This park offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. It's a great place for a leisurely walk, a picnic with family and... Read MORE...

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