Beauharnois

Beauharnois

(bōhär`nwä), city (1991 pop. 6,449), S Que., Canada, on Lake St. Louis, a broadening of the St. Lawrence River. Steel, aluminum, metal alloys, paper, chemicals, and furniture are produced in the city. Beauharnois is at the eastern outlet of the Beauharnois Canal, part of the St. Lawrence Seaway System, and is the site of a large hydroelectric development.
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The Massena rail line also serves many cities in the province of Quebec, including Beauharnois and Huntingdon, and in the state of New York, including Massena, Norwood, Potsdam, and Gouverneur.
The area consists of four canals, three of which are owned by the Canadian federal government and maintained by the SLSMC, the: (1) South Shore Canal; (2) Beauharnois Canal; and (3) Iroquois Canal.
Nadine Beauharnois, Matt Jacobs, and Marc Zajack, like Nelson, are based in the Philadelphia area and remain anchored to traditional forms of painting and sculpture as well as to evergreen dialogues between figuration and abstraction.
Lawrence Seaway at the Beauharnois Canal named after Madeleine Parent.
In addition to the 275 men of the Montreal Garrison Artillery coming from Port Lewis, there were 88 Montreal Engineers, troops of the 51st Battalion, Hemmingford Rangers, 100 troops of the Beauharnois 64th Voltigeurs Canadiens, and 45 regulars from a company of Her Majesty's 69th, led by Colonel George Bagot.
colonization and sat in Parliament after 1841, using his position to promote systematic colonization on the seigneury of Beauharnois (Manning 1967; Viau 2013; Wakefield [1829] 1929, [1849] 1969).
Axiall LLC is one of the largest global producers of liquid caustic soda, with four plants in the United States (Lake Charles and Plaquemine, LA; Natrium, WV; and Longview, WA), one in Canada (Beauharnois, Quebec) and a network of bulk terminals across North America.
Les travailleurs irlandais et le canal Beauharnois (Montreal : Presses de l'Universite de Montreal, 2013), 328 p.
Lorsque la nouvelle du retablissement de la sante de Louis XV est connue a Quebec en septembre 1727, le gouverneur Beauharnois s'empresse de faire chanter le Te Deum tandis que les vaisseaux tirent de concert avec l'artillerie de la ville (Beauharnois 1727).