French Presence in Cornwall, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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French Presence in Cornwall, The

Industrial expansion in Cornwall in the late 1870s led to an influx of workers and tradespeople from Quebec. Over the years, Cornwall's Franco-Ontarian community has asserted its cultural distinctiveness and paid particular attention to French education and preservation of the French language.

Location

On the grounds of l'Église de la Nativité de la Bienheureuse Vierge Marie, 300 Montreal Road, Cornwall

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry

Municipality: City of Cornwall

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