Labelle, Curé Antoine National Historic Person

Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
Curé Antoine Labelle (© William Notman. Société d’histoire de la Rivière-du-Nord; Fonds Mgr Paul Labelle.)
Curé Antoine Labelle
(© William Notman. Société d’histoire de la Rivière-du-Nord; Fonds Mgr Paul Labelle.)
Address : Saint-Jérôme, Quebec

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 2019-07-26
Life Date: 1833 to 1891

Other Name(s):
  • Curé Antoine Labelle  (Designation Name)
  • François-Xavier-Antoine Labelle  (Other Name)
  • Antoine Labelle  (Other Name)
Research Report Number: 2018-26

Importance: Legendary figure in Quebec, he encouraged French Canadians to settle in areas of northern Quebec and Ontario, and Manitoba.