Place:La Prairie, Laprairie, Québec, Canada


NameLa Prairie
Alt namesLa-Prairie-de-la-Madeleinesource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates45.40797°N 73.49682°W
Located inLaprairie, Québec, Canada

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Lovell's Gazetteer (1895)

  • "LAPRAIRIE, the chief town of Laprairie co., Que., on the south shore of the St. Lawrence, and a station on the G. T. R. It contains 2 churches, Presbyterian and Roman Catholic, 8 stores, 3 hotels, 1 saw and 1 carding mill, 1 brick yard, 1 tomato cannery, 1 threshing machine factory, post office savings and Ville Marie Bank and telegraph, telephone and express offices. It is a beautiful spot near the Lachine Rapids, much frequented in summer. Pop. 1246."