664 Highway 64
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northeastern Ontario
- Pop. 340. In Bigwood and Delamere Ts., Sudbury Dist., on Hwy 64, 4 km E of Hwy 69, 69 Ian SE of Sudbury.
- The first known settler was Edouard Daoust, who arrived in 1910.
- Alban was established as a farming community, but its proximity to Eighteen Mile Bay, part of the French R. system, has made it a popular fishing and tourist area whose summer population swells to over 3,000.
- A Roman Catholic parish was organized in the community in 1934 under Father Alban Filiatrault, after whom the village was named.
- A church, which replaced the first house of worship, was destroyed by ftre and with it were lost all records of the early residents. The post office was established in 1937.
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