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Quebec City’s Chateau Frontenac

Quebec city’s Chateau Frontenac was one of a series of grand hotels built by the railroad companies in the 2oth century – as was Montreal’s Viger Hotel. Today, it’s still a hotel although it’s now called the  Fairmont – Le Château Frontenac.

History of Quebec City | Grand Hotels

Related Posts

Index: Vintage Postcards – Quebec

Further Reading

Château Frontenac National Historic Site of Canada

March 7, 2012 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Rue de La Fabrique & Simon’s | Quebec City

Simon's Store Quebec | History | Côte de la Fabrique is one of Québec City’s oldest streets, appearing on the very first maps of the town in the 17th century. Continue reading

July 24, 2011 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Index: Vintage Postcards Of Capitale-Nationale



Quebec City


Quebec City – Aerial View


Quebec City – rue de La Fabrique & Simon’s 


Beauport, Pioneer House




Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre, Quebec

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January 30, 2011 Posted by | . | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Vintage Postcard: Quebec City Aerial View

This is a mid twentieth century view of Quebec City, including the parliament buildings (Parlement Nationale), the port and the St-Lawrence River. Quebec City was the center of New France (La Nouvelle France) and is now the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec.

Quebec City Good

Aerial View of Quebec City looking North East, P.Q. – No. 58

Related Posts:

Vintage Postcards of Quebec

Further Reading:

Quebec City: 400 Years of History at CBC Digital Archives

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Vintage Postcards: Quebec City, St-Joseph Street (pre-1916) Links Restored

This is a historic image of bustling St.Joseph Street (Quebec City) in the early twentieth century.

Quebec City St.Joseph

I love this postcard because it shows clothing from the turn of the twentieth century. Continue reading

October 5, 2009 Posted by | . | | 1 Comment

Notre Dame des Victoires Church (Quebec City)

Many of Quebec’s founding couples

– including our ancestors Andre Mignier dit Lagace and Jacquette Michel

were married in Notre Dame des Victoires.




Related Posts:

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History



February 10, 2009 Posted by | . | , , | 2 Comments