Place:Beauport, Québec, Québec, Canada


Alt namesLac-Beauport
Courvillesource: Family History Library Catalog
Giffardsource: Family History Library Catalog
Montmorencysource: Canadian Encyclopedia (1985) II, 1156; Nagel's: Canada (1981); USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Montmorency Fallssource: Family History Library Catalog
Villeneuvesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates46.867°N 71.2°W
Located inQuébec, Québec, Canada
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Beauport is a borough of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada on the Saint Lawrence River.

Beauport is a northeastern suburb of Quebec City. Manufacturers include paint, construction materials, printers, and hospital supplies. Food transportation is important to the economy. Attractions include Parc de la Chute-Montmorency (Montmorency Falls Park), which contains a fortification built in 1759 by James Wolfe and Manoir Montmorency, the home from 1791 to 1794 of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn.

The city's historic district contains many interesting churches and homes, including Bélanger-Girardin House, a National Historic Site of Canada where visitors can learn about Beauport's heritage. Annual events include the spring arts festival Salon de Mai and the summer Festival Folklorique des enfants du monde, a multicultural and international children's folklore festival.

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