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Sainte-Claire in Bellechasse, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Sainte-Claire (Dorchester)

 
 
Sainte-Claire (Dorchester) Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.P. Wells, circa 2007
1. Sainte-Claire (Dorchester) Marker
Inscription.  The parish of Sainte-Claire is in the seigniory granted to Louis Jolliet, the discoverer of the Mississipi, by Frontenac, as Governor, and Bochart Champigny, as Intendant, on the 30th of April, 1697.

French translation is to the left of the English text above.
 
Location. 46° 35.862′ N, 70° 52.07′ W. Marker is in Sainte-Claire, Quebec, in Bellechasse. Marker is at the intersection of Principale Street and de l'Église Street, on the right when traveling east on Principale Street. The marker is located on the front lawn of the Sainte-Claire Catholic church, which was built in 1824. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 Principale Street, Sainte-Claire, Quebec G0R 2V0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
More about this marker. It is interesting to note that the marker misspells the word "Mississippi" both in French and in English.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Sainte-Claire (Dorchester) Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Titolo, circa May 2014
2. Sainte-Claire (Dorchester) Marker
On the front lawn of the Sainte-Claire Catholic church
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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