|This GenWeb includes the Gaspé
Peninsula & Magdalen Islands,
also known as Gaspésie & Îles - de - la - Madeleine
||The Gaspe Peninsula is located on
the eastern tip of the province of Quebec, north of New
Brunswick. It is mostly a coastal region being surrounded by the
St. Lawrence estuary and gulf as well as by the Bay of Chaleur.
The Magdalen Islands are located southeast of the peninsula,
north of P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
The areas history is rich and diverse, from early beginnings of fishing and shipbuilding up through the years. Families and individuals have combined to create the interesting history of the region.
Let's maintain the interest and share the history with others that have roots to the GASPE and MAGDALEN area. Please feel free to contact the co-ordinator to share sources or information.
7 Apr 2007 Minor changes to web site so that it will work better in various browsers.