St-Denis Sur Richelieu Expository Essays

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1740 - Église de Saint-Denis established in Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu

1831 - In 1831, the pottery industry in Saint-Denis employed 31 people and there was also an important manufacturer of coaches in the same parish. 2010/ 10/ richelieu.html

1832 - ST. DENIS,
seigniory, in the co. of Richelieu, is bounded N.E. by the aug. to St. Ours; S.W. by St. Charles...Read MORE...

(Saint-Denis) - "Throughout the 1830s, Saint-Denis was home to large political gatherings as well as the headquarters of the Fils de la Liberte (Sons of Freedom), a group of young French Canadians who wanted Lower Canada (Quebec)
to become and independent country. But even more important, Saint-Denis was the site of the only...Read MORE...

1837 - December 2 - Lower Canada Rebellion
Lt-Col. Charles Gore returns to St-Denis after earlier standoff by the Patriote rebels; troops sack ...Read MORE...

ST. DENIS, a flourishing post village and parish of Quebec, co. of St. Hyacinthe, on the River...Read MORE...

1886 - There has been fifty deaths from smallpox at St. Denis, Que., out of sixty cases.

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1887 - Stabbed
A row occurred at St. Denis, near Chambly, Que., yesterday, when a man named Fournier was stabbed...Read MORE...


Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu (

Saint Denis, a post-village of St. Hyacinthe co., Quebec, on the river Richelieu, 14 miles N. of...Read MORE...

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Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu is a municipality in the southwestern part of the Province of Quebec, Canada on the Richelieu River in the Regional County Municipality of La Vallée-du-Richelieu. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 2,285.


In 1694, King Louis XIV granted the Seigneurie of Saint-Denis to the aristocratFrench Army officer, Louis-François De Gannes, sieur de Falaise of Buxeuil, Vienne, France. He named his seigniory after his wife, Barbe Denys.

A great stone Roman Catholic Saint-Denis Church was completed in 1796.

On November 23, 1837, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu was the site of the murder of British courier, Lieutenant George Weir by Patriotes. Subsequently, the Patriotes, calling themselves The Sons of Liberty based on the American model, won a battle here against the British Army that marked the official beginning of the Lower Canada Rebellion. Today, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu has a museum called the Maison nationale des Patriotes, an interpretation centre that presents a history of the Patriotes movement that was led by the villager's most famous resident, Wolfred Nelson.

On October 21s 2012, a monument to the memory of Louis-Joseph Papineau was unveiled in a park next to City Hall, along the river, by Québec Premiere Pauline Marois.



Population trend:[5]

(+) Amalgamation of the Parish and the Village of Saint-Denis.


Mother tongue language (2006)[6]

LanguagePopulationPct (%)
French only1,50597.41%
English only150.97%
Both English and French00.00%
Other languages251.62%

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