Settlement and Abandonment of Land in the Rouge Valley, Laurentides, Quebec: An Historical Geography

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Author/collaborator
Title
Settlement and Abandonment of Land in the Rouge Valley, Laurentides, Quebec: An Historical Geography
Abstract
An historical-geographic look at the land and people who settled along the Rouge River, a north bank tributary of the Ottawa River, from 1831 to the mid-1960s. The southern portion of the valley was settled largely by English-speaking people. In the 1880s, Francophones began settling in the northern portion of the valley. The author provides a description of the various colonization schemes which existed in Quebec in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to attract settlers to the area,
Type
Master's Thesis
University
McGill University
Place
Montreal
Date
1967
Language
en
URL
Citation
Gibson, Pauline Margaret. “Settlement and Abandonment of Land in the Rouge Valley, Laurentides, Quebec: An Historical Geography.” Master’s Thesis, McGill University, 1967. http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/R/VSAUXN51U7AFM9LC6K75QHDLCSDT1CTA2GV7HANBVSJ9DQDDY7-00780?func=results-jump-full&set_entry=000219&set_number=001011&base=GEN01.
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