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L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours)

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Where is L'Islet, Québec, Canada? 

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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L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours) -
L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours)

L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours) -
L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours)

L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours) - Notre Dame de Bonsecours, L'Islet, Québec
L'Islet, Québec, Canada (L'Islet-sur-Mer) (Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours)

Notre Dame de Bonsecours, L'Islet, Québec

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

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,...Read MORE...

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

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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,...Read MORE...

1859
ISLET (L'), a county of Lower Canada, in the district of Quebec, bounded on the NE by the co. of...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...Read MORE...

1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following...Read MORE...

News  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...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. ...Read MORE...

L'Islet
L'Islet, Qué, Municipality, pop 3866 (2001c), 3878 A (1996c), area 120.02 km2, on the South Shore...Read MORE...


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