Exploring the story behind Rue Thomas-Dunn

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Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Thomas-Dunn is a residential street that runs north from Boulevard Bastien to Rue Auguste Renoir in the Les Rivières borough of Quebec City.

This street is named in honour of Thomas Dunn (1729-1818), a businessman and politician, born in Durham, England, who came to Quebec in September 1760 to take advantage of the various possibilities for economic development afforded by this huge, newly-conquered territory.