Ste-Famille, Quebec, Canada: Tiny Church

Possibly the smallest in Canada; capacity of about eight.
Hwy 368, Ste-Famille, PQ, Canada
Less than 40 minutes from Quebec City. Take the bridge to the island of Oleans and follow the signs to Ste-Famille. On Chemin Royale/Hwy 368 just south of the village.
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While driving through the small town of Ste-Famille on the Ile d'Orleans (Island of Orleans), Quebec, Canada, I saw an incredibly small chapel -- about 10x15 feet (estimate). While peering inside I was surprised to see the good condition the chapel was in. There was an altar, and room for about 8 people to stand. I did some research and found that this chapel's name is Persession Chapel and was built in 1743. Not the smallest church in the world, but maybe the smallest in Canada?

[Ken Balcom, 07/28/2004]

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