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Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

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Where is Batiscan, Québec, Canada? 

Batiscan is a municipality in the Mauricie region of the province of Quebec in Canada.

Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan is a parish municipality in the Mauricie region of the province of Quebec in Canada. It is located along the Batiscan River.

The town of Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan was the capital of the Lordship of Batiscan from 1665 and Champlain (provincial electoral district) from 1855 to 1981. During the first centuries of its history, the economy of the area has been focused on forestry, agriculture, fishing and river transport. Sainte-Geneviève was also a prominent center of trade for the Batiscanie, Quebec.Wikipedia


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Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier) - Eglise et Presbytere, Ste-Genevieve-de-Batiscan, P.Q. (Canada), est. 1833 
51, rue Principale, Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan, QUÉBEC
Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

Eglise et Presbytere, Ste-Genevieve-de-Batiscan, P.Q. (Canada), est. 1833
51, rue Principale, Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan, QUÉBEC
Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier) - Campement Ideal, Batiscan, Que.
Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

Campement Ideal, Batiscan, Que.
Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier) - Villa Landry
Ste. Genevieve de Batiscan
Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

Villa Landry
Ste. Genevieve de Batiscan

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1639 - Seigniory (Batiscan) granted March 3, 1639, to the Order of Jesuits

1684 - Église de Saint-François-Xavier established at Batiscan

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1698 - October 14 - New France census shows: Batiscan with 422 inhabitants

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1816 - Presbytère de Batiscan built

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1832 - Batiscan,
seignory, in the co. of Champlain, has the St. Lawrence in front, the S. of the Champlain and its...Read MORE...

News  1841 - Boat upset by steamer
On the 16th inst. a small boat crossing from Batiscan to St. Pierre les Becquet, Quebec, was upset...Read MORE...

News  1868 - Sinking of an American Barge Near Batiscan - The Captain Impaled on an Anchor Fluke
The steamship Hibernian, when outward bound, near Batiscan, ran into an American barge loaded with...Read MORE...

1873
BATISCAN, or St. GENEVIEVE DE BATISCAN, the chief town of the co. of Champlain, Que., situated 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...

1906
Sainte Genevieve de Batiscan, a post-village of Champlain co., Quebec, 10 miles from St. Anne de la ...Read MORE...

News  1910 - Parents of 23 Have Ten Children
New York Tribune.
Race suicide is not fashionable in Batiscan, a small town in the Province of...Read MORE...

1916
Batiscan, or Sainte Genevieve de Batiscan, the chief town of Champlain co., Quebec, on the...Read MORE...


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