The first rural parish in New France was established there in 1678 and many of the oldest families in Québec first settled there. Even today, a fairly large segment of the town's population can be traced back to those pioneering families.
The town stretches for several miles alongside Route 138. This road, which was originally known as the King's Road (Chemin du Roy, or Chemin royal), to be later renamed «Avenue royale», stands among the first ones to be built in North America.
Rich's will leaves most assets to two sons ; Magnate with estimated net worth of $2.5 billion made no provision for daughter, philanthropic causes
Jul 16, 2006; Robert E. Rich Sr., the founder of Buffalo-based Rich Products Corp. and a perennial entry on the Forbes magazine list of...