Saint-Quentin Island 2.84

Trois-Rivières, QC
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Saint-Quentin Island lies at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice River and St. Lawrence River in the city of Trois-Rivières, in province of Quebec, in Canada. It is with islands "Saint-Christophe and "De La Poterie", the origin of the name of the city, in reference to the three channel that the Saint-Maurice River forms at its mouth with the St. Lawrence River flowing between two islands.It owes its name to the judge said Quentin Moral, said Saint-Quentin, fur trader and one of the first dealers on this island. She is now a center of popular outdoor activities and relaxation at the hearth of city. The patron saint of the island is Quentin de Rome.HistoryIt was first inhabited by an Algonquin tribe that there was corn. Thereafter, the October 7, 1535, Jacques Cartier planted a cross on the island proclaiming sovereignty of French on this territory. It was not until nearly a hundred years, so that the father Paul Le Jeune (Jesuit) will notice the ruins of a fence and some Native American acres cleared when Indians grew corn.

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