Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




L'Avenir, a village in Drummond county, Quebec, 13 miles south-east of Drummondville, and 9 miles from Denby station on the Canadian National Railway. It was named after a famous newspaper founded by Eric Dorion in 1847. At L'Avenir are the exhibition grounds of the Drummond County Agricultural Society. See J. C. St. Amant L'Avenir (Arthabaskaville, Que., 1896).

Source : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. IV, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 400p., p. 3.



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