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Founding of L'Orignal, The

Named after the moose that were so plentiful in the area, L'Orignal was developed primarily by Nathaniel Treadwell, a land speculator from New York State who acquired the Pointe à l'Orignac seigneury in 1796.

Location

At St-Jean Baptiste School, 35 Longueuil Street, L'Orignal

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Municipality: Township of Champlain

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