Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

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




Vinton, a village in Pontiac county, Quebec, on the Canadian Pacific Railway, 4 miles from Campbell's Bay, and 193 miles from Montreal. It was founded in 1856 by a group of Irish settlers, and was named after a village in Iowa, in the United States , from which some of the settlers came. It is in a general farming, dairying, and lumbering district.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 398p., p. 245.


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