Historic Tour of Dubreuilville



At / Near :

Dubreuilville, Ontario, Canada

Language :  

english

Suggested transport :

   foot     

Trail :  

24.72 km

Points of interest :  

8

Rating :  

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Target :  

Everyone

Accessibility :

  • Permanently, the whole year
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Presented by

Corporation du Développement Économique et Communautaire de Dubreuilville


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Historic Tour of Dubreuilville

Description


Founded in 1961, Dubreuilville is a town originally created by the company owned by Dubreuil Brothers Limited to house its logging workers.

This tour is accessible both online (streaming) and offline (without Internet on the ground, cell phone in hand) with the Preload option of the mobile application.

ABOUT

Established by French-Canadian families who had migrated from Abitibi and the Lower St. Lawrence to work for the Dubreuil brothers, this township that bears their name quickly became a prosperous community, known for its efficiency and innovation in the harvesting and processing of wood.

The township, located 74 km north of Wawa, was officially incorporated in 1985. It experienced its first economic difficulties in the 1980s and 2000s.

The tour will take you through the ups and downs of this community, which has one of the highest concentrations of Francophones - especially unilingual Francophones - in Ontario.

CREDITS

Dubreuilville Community and Economic Development Corporation
Algoma Country
City of Dubreuilville
Patrice Dubreuil
Priscilla Pilon
Destination Northern Ontario
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund
FedNor

Photo credit: The Canadian Encyclopedia / Pat Dubreuil.

Overview of map and points of interest

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