Les Forges de St. Maurice

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1954

GUSN

GUSN-169909

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Seven miles north of the city of Trois Rivieres, Quebec, are the ruins of Canada's first iron industry. Les Forges de St. Maurice was set up by French colonists, and aided by a generous grant from Louis XV, and took advantage of ore deposits that gave out around 1883. Margaret K. Zieman surveys the history of the mining industry in the great industrial city of Trois Rivieres.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 358

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1954.045.157.001

Abstract

Seven miles north of the city of Trois Rivieres, Quebec, are the ruins of Canada's first iron industry. Les Forges de St. Maurice was set up by French colonists, and aided by a generous grant from Louis XV, and took advantage of ore deposits that gave out around 1883. Margaret K. Zieman surveys the history of the mining industry in the great industrial city of Trois Rivieres.

Date Notes

Volume 45, Number 157 (Summer, 1954)

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Record Details

Originator

Margaret K. Zieman (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1954). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England