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ⓘ Deschambault-Grondines




Deschambault-Grondines
                                     

ⓘ Deschambault-Grondines

Deschambault-Grondines is a municipality of about 2100 inhabitants in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in Portneuf Regional County Municipality. The municipality was incorporated in 2002 by the merger of the formerly independent villages of Deschambault and Grondines.

The name Grondines was named by Samuel de Champlain himself. "Grondines" is from the French verb "gronder", meaning the hum or roar. In 1674, the Grondines windmill was built and the oldest windmill in Quebec. The windmill was the first windmill, and then a lighthouse. In 1842, the Church of Saint-Charles-borromée was built in Grondines. In 2006 the local Fromagerie de Grondines was built, it is an organic cheese farm is open to the public.

Some of the famous people who lived here include Director-Denis Arkan, who was born in Deschambault.

                                     
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