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Rivière-à-Claude in La Haute-Gaspésie MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Rivière-à-Claude Sesquicentennial

1844 • ( 150 ) • 1994

 
 
Rivière-à-Claude Sesquicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
1. Rivière-à-Claude Sesquicentennial Marker
Inscription.  

Ils sont venus, ils sont restés
avec la foi en Dieu et le respect
du prochain, ils ont bâti notre village.

Hubert Castonguay 1844
Thimothée Auclair 1856
Germain Pelletier 1862
Ephrem Bernier 1863
Vital Rioux 1865
Joseph Drapeau 1867
Pierre Leclerc 1879
Euchariste Tremblay 1895

[English translation]

They came, they stayed
with faith in God and respect
for the future, they built our village.

Hubert Castonguay 1844
Thimothée Auclair 1856
Germain Pelletier 1862
Ephrem Bernier 1863
Vital Rioux 1865
Joseph Drapeau 1867
Pierre Leclerc 1879
Euchariste Tremblay 1895


 
Location. 49° 13.122′ N, 65° 53.715′ W. Marker is in Rivière-à-Claude, Quebec, in La Haute-Gaspésie MRC. Marker is at the intersection of rue Principale Est (Quebec Route 132) and route Castonguay, on the right when traveling east on rue Principale Est. Monument is on the municipal building grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near
Rivière-à-Claude Sesquicentennial Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
2. Rivière-à-Claude Sesquicentennial Monument
Looking NW
this postal address: 520 rue Principale Est, Rivière-à-Claude, Quebec G0E 1Z0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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