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This English translation of L.P. Turcotte's Histoire de l'Ile d'Orleans, originally published in French in 1867, will give today's English-speaking descendants of the early French colonists a peek into the lives of the 17th-century settlers of New France. This book focuses on the history of the Ile d'Orleans – a small island in the middle of the river just north of Québec City – where many early settlers established their homesteads.
Originally published in Québec: Atelier Typographique du "Canadien," 21 rue de la Montagne, Basse-Ville, Québec City, 1867
Translated into English by Dr. Elizabeth Blood, Salem State University, Salem, Massachusetts, 2019
Turcotte, L. P. and Blood, Elizabeth, "History of the Ile d'Orleans" (2019). French-Canadian Heritage Collection. 2.