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Disraeli in Les Appalaches MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

La rue Laurier à travers les âges

[Laurier Street Through the Ages]

 
 
<i>La rue Laurier à travers les âges</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2018
1. La rue Laurier à travers les âges Marker
Inscription.

[Les légendes des images, dans le sens des aiguilles d'une montre en partant du haut à gauche, lisent]

Points de repère • Carré Laurier

[A] Fête de la St-Jean-Baptiste 1923
1 Vous êtes ici. • [repère] 2 • 3 Gédéon Gagné
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Pendant tout le 20e siècle, la rue Laurier aura été la principale artère commerciale de Disraeli.

[B] La partie droite de la rue Laurier en 1932.
4 Arthur Grégoire • 5 Napoléon Thibodeau • 6 Napoléon Couture • 7 hôtel Disraeli

[C] La rue Laurier en 1883. À l'avant plan, la gare de Disraeli, construite en 1879.
[repère] 11 • [repère] 10 • 2 hôtel O. Bégin • [repère] 8 • 9 magasin Eugène Rheault

[D] La rue Laurier 1920
2 mercerie John Elkas • 8 Cléophas Lajeunesse • 9 bijouterie Ernest Roy

[E] La partie gauche de la rue Laurier vers 1950
10 épicerie Achille Beaudoin • 1 forge Hector Lessard

[F] La rue Laurier de 1905 à 1909. Le 26 mai 1909, le faue a détruit cinq commerces de la rue Laurier.
10 bureau de John Champoux • 2 hôtel Rousseau • Étienne Adam • [repère] 9

[G] Inauguration de l'hôtel Rousseau [2] en 1905. L'édifice sera rasé par les flammes le 26 novembre 1911.
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[English
<i>La rue Laurier à travers les âges</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2018
2. La rue Laurier à travers les âges Marker
Looking east
translation]

[Photo captions, clockwise from the top left, read]

Landmarks • Laurier Square

[A] Feast of St. John the Baptist 1923
1 You are here. • [landmark] 2 • 3 Gédéon Gagné
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Throughout the 20th century, Laurier Street was Disraeli's main commercial artery.

[B] The right side of Laurier Street in 1932.
4 Arthur Grégoire • 5 Napoléon Thibodeau • 6 Napoléon Couture • 7 Hotel Disraeli

[C] Laurier Street, 1883. In the foreground, Disraeli Station, built in 1879.
[landmark] 11 • [landmark] 10 • 2 Hotel O. Bégin • [landmark] 8 • 9 Eugene Rheault's store

[D] Laurier Street 1920
2 John Elkas' haberdashery • 8 Cléophas Lajeunesse • 9 Ernest Roy jeweler

[E] The left side of Laurier Street, circa 1950
10 Achille Beaudoin's grocery store • 1 Hector Lessard, blacksmith

[F] Laurier Street from 1905 to 1909. On May 26, 1909, fire destroyed five businesses on Laurier Street.
10 John Champoux's office • 2 Hotel Rousseau • Étienne Adam • [landmark] 9

[G] Inauguration of the Hotel Rousseau [2] in 1905. The building will be razed by fire on November 26, 1911.


 
Erected 2015 by Société d'Histoire de Disraeli and Ville de Disraeli.
 
Location. 45° 54.269′ N, 71° 21.54′ W. Marker is in Disraeli, Quebec, in Les Appalaches MRC. Marker is on rue Champoux (Quebec Route 263) just east of avenue Champlain (Quebec Route 112), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Laurier Square, Disraeli, Quebec G0N 1E0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 24 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Creek... dupuis 1867, D'Israeli (within shouting distance of this marker); Disraeli - 150 ans d'histoire a partager (within shouting distance of this marker); Histoire de la gare de Disraeli (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Disraeli se souvient (about 210 meters away); War Memorial (approx. 23.4 kilometers away); Weedon Se Souvient! (approx. 23.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Société d'Histoire de Disraeli. (Submitted on September 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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