- Richelieu River
- Rises in Bennington county, Vermont, and flows into the St. Lawrence, after a course of 210 miles. Discovered by Champlain in 1609, who in that year ascended the river to Lake Champlain. It was at first known as the Rivière des Iroquois, and has at different times borne the names of Chambly, St. Louis, and Sorel.Index: F Highway to Iroquois country, 9; fort erected at mouth of, 51. C Scenes of patriarchal life along, 118-121. P In Rebellion of 1837, 128-134.Bib.: Parkman, Pioneers of France; White, Atlas of Canada.
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