Rue Saint Paul

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Rue St. Paul (or Rue Saint Paul) is a street in Montreal street with 2 legends, those of Vallier and Marie-Joseph Angélique. According to the story, Vallier was framed and arrested in 1732. After being tortured for answers about a crime he new nothing about, Vallier hanged himself with his chains. Marie-Joseph Angélique, an African slave, burned her master’s estate out of anger because her had sold her. The fire burned 40 other estates as well, and Marie was made to carry a torch and walk the street with a sign around her neck saying “Arsonist.” Then she was hanged and burned, and her ashes scattered around Rue St. Paul. Both ghosts have been seen in the vicinity.

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Geographic Information

Rue Saint Paul
Old Montreal, Quebec

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45.5082774, -73.55220079999998
Nearest Towns:
Montreal, QC (1.6 mi.)
Longueuil, QC (2.4 mi.)
Le Moyne, QC (2.6 mi.)
Westmount, QC (2.9 mi.)
Saint-lambert-chambly, QC (3.1 mi.)
Saint-lambert, QC (3.1 mi.)
Outremont, QC (3.2 mi.)
Greenfield Park, QC (3.4 mi.)
Lafleche, QC (3.4 mi.)
Longueuil Annexe, QC (3.8 mi.)


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