Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 2 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

An apostolic

The founding of

Putting down roots

Father Le Jeune.
Father Le Jeune, Jesuit missionary / Robert Harris.
The Jesuit father Paul Le Jeune (1591-1664) arrived in Canada in 1632 and stayed until 1649. He was one of the authors of the Relations des jésuites de la Nouvelle-France.
Circa 1870-1910.
Source : Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, 1887.65.