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THINGS TO KNOW

Discover the Top 3 'Things to Know' about Harrington Harbour

the boardwalk, our road

Recognized as one of the most beautiful places in Quebec, Harrington Harbour is a place like no other.  A network of boardwalks meander throughout the whole community, connecting houses,
businesses and most places of interest.

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Marguerite de la Roque

In 1542, Marguerite de la Roque, a young female relative of Jean-François Roberval, was marooned  on Harrington Harbour for having a forbidden relationship with a crew member.  She took refuge in "Margaret’s Cave" and is said to have given birth to a child,
the first born French Canadian.


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filmed in harrington

The popular French Canadian film, “La Grande Seduction" was filmed in Harrington.  All of the outdoor scenes and a few of the indoor scenes were filmed in Harrington Harbour.  Almost all of the population took part in the film as either extras or working with the film crew.

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WHAT TO DO?

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our traditional lifestyle

Residents of Harrington Harbour and the entire Lower North Shore
still practice traditional ways of living, as experienced
through our 'outdoors' lifestyle and genuine
friendliness towards others

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There's just something about it!

There's just something about Harrington Harbour
that you can't experience anywhere else in the world!


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whales! BIRDS! and MUCH MORE!

lnhabiting and surrounding the island are all sorts of
wild animais and marine species, such as whales,
a variety of birds and much more!

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DID YOU KNOW?

Harrington was first settled around 1871.  It became official in 1890 due to the opening of the post-office. Harrington Harbour was also known by another name “hospital island”, because it was the first community on the Lower North Shore to have a hospital, and got its official name from the 3rd count of Harrington Charles Stanhope in 1831.

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