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Saint-Pascal, Kamouraksa, Québec, Canada

The City of Saint-Pascal is approximately 58 square kilometers and it is located in the administrative region of Bas-Saint-Laurent, an hour and a half from Quebec City. It is part of the regional county municipality of Kamouraska.

The main local industries, located within an agricultural region, are in the textile, food, tire manufacturing, leather and metallurgy sectors.
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In 1674 a seigneury was granted to Olivier Morel de la Durantaye. In 1714 the parish of Saint-Louis was founded. In the 18th century, Kamouraska was one of the largest settlements on the South Shore. At the start of the 19th century, the seigneury belonged to the Taché family, one of whose members, Sir Étienne-Paschal TACHÉ, served as prime minister of the Province of Canada (1855-57). Agriculture prospered in the area and the region was called "the granary of Lower Canada."

...As parishes grew in size, a number of them such as St-Pascal, St-Denis and Ste-Hélène separated from Saint-Louis...

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Saint-Pascal, Kamouraksa, Québec, Canada

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Chute Dancause, St. Pascal, 1937
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1827 - Saint-Paschal incorporated
It was incorporated as a municipality in 1827 under the name of Saint-Paschal (as it was written at the time), in honor of the lord of Kamouraska, Mr. Pascal Taché. About 2000 settlers resided there then, and most of them were engaged in agriculture, fishing and hunting.
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1829 - The parish of St-Pascal is established at Kamouraska

Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
In 1857, the arrival of the Grand Trunk Railway fostered the development of the locality.
Indeed, a large number of businesses and industries settled there, and the city became the economic flagship of the Kamouraska region. The municipality was then known for its leather industry.
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1890 - St Paschal
St Paschal. post vil., Quebec. co. Kamouraska, on I.C. Ry., 89 m. from Levis. P. of sub-dist. 3,313.
The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada
John George Bartholomew John Murdoch Harper January 1, 1890 London : J. Walker
In 1905, Saint-Pascal was chosen as the site of an experimental educational institution.
The first housekeeping school was opened there. A few years later, in 1913, this school was affiliated with Laval University and took the name of École Normale Classico-ménagère.
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2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Saint-Pascal and the surrounding Kamouraska area:
Parc des Chutes:
Start your visit to Saint-Pascal with a trip to Parc des Chutes, home to a beautiful waterfall that cascades down into the Ouelle River. It's a perfect spot for a leisurely walk, picnic, or simply enjoying the serene natural surroundings.

Moulin de la Rémy:
This historic watermill, located just outside Saint-Pascal, is a fascinating place to explore. The Moulin de la Rémy offers guided tours that take you through the history of milling in the area, and you can even see the mill in action.

Chapelle Saint-Charles-Borromée:
Don't miss the chance to visit this lovely chapel, which is a testament to the region's rich religious history. The chapel's architecture and serene atmosphere make it a peaceful place for reflection.

Local Art Galleries:
Saint-Pascal and the Kamouraska region are known for their vibrant arts scene. Be sure to check out local art galleries and studios, where you can admire and purchase works by talented Québécois artists.

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