Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
April 2005

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




Rawdon, a village in Montcalm county, province of Quebec, situated on the river Lac Ouareau, 8 miles from Ste. Julienne, on the Canadian National Railway. In 1799 the place was named in honour of Francis Rawdon, Marquis of Hastings (1754-1826). The chief industries are sawmills and grist mills.

Source  : W. Stewart Wallace, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. V, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 401p., p. 224.

© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College