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Quebec Markers
Quebec, Lachine — Robert Cavelier de la Salle(1643 - 1687)
French Fonda Lachine, 1667 Rebatit le Fort Frontenac, 1675. Pionnier de la navigation sur les Grands Lacs. Ses explorations permirent à la France d'étendre son domaine jusqu'à l'embouchure du Mississippi

English Founded Lachine, 1667, rebuilt Fort Frontenac, 1675. Pioneer navigator on the Great Lakes. By his explorations he enabled France to extend its domain to the mouth of the Mississippi. — Map (db m77759) HM

Quebec (Acton MRC), Acton Vale — Acton Vale Station
The design of this building is based on a standard plan used by the Grand Trunk Railway Company to build several stations between 1895 and 1905 on the line connecting Montreal to Portland, Maine. This plan features a variety of structural shapes, including a high-pitched dormer window, a turret with multipaned windows, and a bellcast roof, which together produce a strikingly pituresque effect. Formed in 1853, the Grand Trunk Company became part of the Canadian National after the latter was created in 1919. — Map (db m74535) HM
Quebec (Argenteuil MRC), Saint-André-d'Argenteuil — Carillon Canal
French text appears above English text. Designed and constructed by the Royal Engineers. Commenced in 1826, completed in 1833, enlarged from 1871 to 1882. One of the canals which, by way of the St. Lawrence and the Ottawa, Rideau, and Cataraqui rivers, connect Montreal with Ottawa and Kingston. — Map (db m75655) HM
Quebec (Bas-Saint-Laurent (region)), Grand-Métis — Les Jardins de Métis
Created by Elsie Reford between 1926 and 1958, these gardens are an inspired example of the English art of the garden. Woven into a natural setting, a series of gardens display perennials, trees and shrubs. A crab-apple orchard, a rock garden and the Long Walk are also the legacy of this dedicated horticulturist. A microclimate favours the growth of species found nowhere else in Canada, while the stream and winding paths add to the charm. Elsie Reford's beloved blue poppies and lilies still . . . — Map (db m80669) HM
Quebec (Bellechasse MRC), Sainte-Claire — Sainte-Claire (Dorchester)
The parish of Sainte-Claire is in the seigniory granted to Louis Jolliet, the discoverer of the Mississipi, by Frontenac, as Governor, and Bochart Champigny, as Intendant, on the 30th of April, 1697. French translation is to the left of the English text above. Map (db m74883) HM
Quebec (Brome-Missisquoi MRC), Dunham — First Women's Institute
To commemorate the founding at Dunham, January 27th, 1911, of the first women's institute in the province of Quebec. French text Pour commémorer la foundation à Dunham le 27 janvier 1911, du premier "Women's Institute" dans la province de Québec. Map (db m75159) HM
Quebec (Brome-Missisquoi MRC), Frelighsburg — Battle of Eccles Hill
The Canadian volunteers and home guards here repulsed the Fenian invaders on the 25th May 1870. — Map (db m74541) HM
Quebec (Brome-Missisquoi MRC), Knowlton — The Old Academy
French text La "Old Academy", bâtie en 1854 (St. Paul's Church High School), agrandie en 1867, et cede à la Société d'Histoire de Brome comme musée, pour honorer la mémoire de Paul-H. Knowlton, qui avait donné le terrain et le premier corps de logis. The Old Academy built 1854 as St. Paul's Church High School, enlarged 1867, transferred 1903 to Brome Historical Society for museum, as a memorial to Paul Holland Knowlton, donor of the land and original building. — Map (db m75161) HM
Quebec (Brome-Missisquoi MRC), Knowlton — Tibbits Hill School
Old south schoolhouse Tibbits Hill built 1844-1846 on site of squared log one erected 1827. Set up as a school museum with aid of Association of Protestant Teachers in their centennial year 1964. — Map (db m74542) HM
Quebec (Brome-Missisquoi MRC), Saint-Ignace-de-Stanbridge (Mystic) — Grange Alexander-Solomon-Walbridge
Construite en 1882 par l'entrepreneur Alexander Solomon Walbridge, cette grange-étable est formée de douze murs pignons disposés autour d'un espace central. Le bâtiment comporte deux niveaux: un premier qui servait d'étable et un second, divisé en plusieurs espaces, dont des tasseries, le tout organisé autour d'une plaque tournante destinée à faciliter l'engrangement des récoltes. Ce bâtiment est la plus ancienne grange polygonale du Québec et la seule qui ait douze côtés. Son astucieux . . . — Map (db m77846) HM
Quebec (Brome-Missisquoi MRC), Stanbridge East — In honour of Capt. Caleb Tree
In honour of Capt. Caleb Tree who came to Canada in 1796 from New- Hampshire, settled on this farm and along with other pioneers founded Stanbridge East in 1801. En l'honneur des pionniers de Stanbridge Est. Erected in 1966 — Map (db m74536) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — A Golf Club on the Plains of AbrahamUn club de golf sur les plaines d’Abraham — (1874-1915)
English: When the British troops went back to England in 1871, they left free their drill field, then known as “Cove Fields”. The rising popularity of golf in the province of Quebec prompted fans of the game to establish the Royal Quebec Golf Club (1874) and occupy the vacant land. A course was laid out with fourteen holes, four of which golfers would play twice to come up the regulation number of eighteen. A round of the course was not simply a relaxing diversion, as . . . — Map (db m80879) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Augustin-Norbert Morin1803-1865
French: Au cours des années 1850 vécut ici Augustin-Norbert Morin, né le 13 octobre 1803 à Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse. Avocat, journaliste et homme politique, il fut tour à tour fondateur du journal La Minerve en 1826, orateur à l’Assemblée législative de la province du Canada de 1848 à 1851, puis chef du gouvernement de 1851 à 1855, conjointement avec Francis Hincks, puis Allan MacNab. Fervent patriote, Augustin-Norbert Morin fut, avec Louis-Joseph Parineau, le principal . . . — Map (db m80761) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Bragg’s 28th Foot,Le 28ᵉ Regiment de Bragg,
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Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Chemin Royal
English: On the 5th August, 1734, Lanouillier de Boiscler, Chief Roadmaster of New France, started from Quebec by coach for Montreal thus officially inaugurating the King's Highway in Canada. French: Le 5 août 1734, Lanouillier de Boiscler, grand voyer de la Nouvelle-France, partit de Québec pour Montréal en voiture, inaugurant ainsi officiellement le grand chemin royal de la colonie. — Map (db m80777) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Chief Warrant Officier Jean Couture, OMN, CDAdjudant Chef Jean Couture, OMN, CD — First Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the Royal 22ᵉ Régiment
English: This statue of Chief Warrant Officier Jean-Couture, the first senior non-commissioned officier having been Regimental Sergeant Major in 1958, reflects the tradition of excellence, pride and professionalism of non-commissioned officiers of the Royal 22ᵉ Régiment. The non-commissioned officier plays a pivotal role between order and execution; he is the cement that holds the unit into a coherent whole. The value of integrity, courage and loyalty of the body of . . . — Map (db m80839) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Diamond Jubilee of Confederation
English: Tablet placed by the Committee of the local celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation to mark the spot where the pact was signed, on October 10th, 1864. French: Inscription placée par le Comité local de la célébration du Jubilé de diamant de la Confédération, pour marquer l’endroit où le pacte fut signé le 10 octobre, 1864. — Map (db m80790) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Do You Know Joan of Arc?Connaissez-vous Jeanne d’Arc?
English: Who has not heard of this young girl who left her village at the age of 17, guided by mysterious voices? Her mission was nothing less that to drive the English out of France and bring about the coronation of Charles VII, Two years later, just as her goal was within reach, she was taken prisoner by the by the English and condemned to burn at the stake on May 30, 1431. A heroine and martyr, she became the symbol of patriotism. The First World War rekindled French nationalism, . . . — Map (db m80877) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — First Graveyard of QuebecLe premier cimetière de Québec
English: Within this enclosure was located the first graveyard of Quebec, where interments were made from the early days of the colony up to 1687. "This plaque, commemorating the burial here of Indians and French settlers, has been restored by Parks Canada. It was inaugurated on May 1, 1993, on the tenth anniversary of the Federation of Quebec Stem-Families, Inc." French: En cet endroit e trouvait la premier cimetière de Québec, où se firent les inhumations . . . — Map (db m80791) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — First Patent in CanadaPremier brevet d’invention
The first patent of invention was issued by the Province of Lower Canada in the Parliament Buildings which stood on this site. It was granted on the 8th June, 1824, for a washing and fulling machine in favour of Noah Cushing of Quebec French: Ici, le 8 juin 1824, en l'Hôtel du Gouvernement de la Province du Bas-Canada, fut émis le premier brevet d'invention canadien, en faveur de Noah Cushing, de Québec, inventeur d'un moulin à foulon. — Map (db m80789) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Fortifications de / of QuébecGaspard-J. Chaussegros de Léry — National Historic Civil Engineering Site
Fortifications de / of Québec English: Quebec city’s defensive system is a remarkable feat of engineering. But during the colonial period, it represents the work of a succession of engineers. French: Le système défensif de Québec illustre une oeuvre d’ingénierie remarquable. Élaboré pendant la période coloniale, il traduit les apports successifs de plusieurs ingénieurs. Gaspard-J. Chaussegros de Léry (1682-1750) English: A tribute to this . . . — Map (db m80845) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Frederick G. Todd
English: In memory of Frederick G. Todd B. 1876 - D. 1948 Landscape architect planner and designer of Battlefields Park, who brought to life the historic significance and natural beauty of the site. French: A la memoire de Frederick G. Todd 1876 - 1940 Architecte paysagiste et concepteur du plan d’aménagement du parc des champs de bataille qui a su mettre en valeur l’importance historique du site et ses . . . — Map (db m80916) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Frontenac
English: Faced Phips unflinchingly, but the scale of victory could not be turned decisively until the famous reinforcements of Carignan’s and French-Canadians marched in triumphantly along the Grande-Allée. 1690 French: Résista fièrement à Phips, mais sa victoire ne fut décisive qu’après l’arrivée des renforts de Carignan et de canadiens-français vivement acclames, dans leur marche triomphale le long de la Grande-Allée. 1690 — Map (db m80841) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — General Montgomery’s Army
The subject of these two markers is the burial of General Richard Montgomery and a number of soldiers from his army. The remains of the thirteen soldiers of General Montgomery’s Army killed in the assault of Quebec December 31, 1775 originally buried within this building are now resting under the adjacent stone Place to their memory by several American children The original stone tablet replaced by the National Society of the Sons of the American . . . — Map (db m80800) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — General Richard Montgomery
To the memory of General Richard Montgomery who fell at Pres de Ville, at the foot of Cape Diamond during the December 31, 1775 attack. The next day, his body was brought to the house of Jean Gaubert which stood on this spot, and encoffined prior to his burial. French: À la memoire du General Richard Montgomery tombe a Pres de Ville, au pied du Cap Diamant, dans l’attaque du 31 December 1775. Son corps fut transporte le lendemain à la maison de Jean Gaubert, située ici même, . . . — Map (db m80803) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Georges-Philias Vanier(1888-1967)
English: Governor General from 1959 to 1967, Vanier had a distinguished military and diplomatic career. A founder of the Royal 22e Régiment, he served with it in the First World War and was its commanding officer from 1925 to 1928. General Vanier represented Canada as military attaché to the League of Nations, Secretary to the Canadian High Commission in London, and minister to France. In 1944 he became Canada's first Ambassador to France. He was highly esteemed by his troops and . . . — Map (db m80840) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Here, on the very eve of victoryAu moment où la victoire lui était assurée
English: Here, on the very eve of victory, Wolfe received his mortal wound, and at once was carried back to where he died victorious. 13th September 1759. French: Au moment où la victoire lui était assurée, Wolfe reçut ici un blessure mortelle et fut transporté à l’arrière, où il mourut victorieux. Le 13 septembre 1759. — Map (db m80918) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Home of the Quebec Chronicle-TelegraphUn palais de la presse à Québec
English: Designed in 1907 by Georges-Émile Tanguay, the architect of City Hall, this edifice was considered strikingly modern in its day. It features an imposing corner entrance and a dome turret that evokes the bell tower of the neighbouring cathedral. Built to house the Daily Telegraph, founded in 1875, it was home to the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph from 1925 to 1949. Quebec City’s only English-language newspaper continues to be published to this day. . . . — Map (db m80785) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Hôtel-Dieu de QuébecL’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec
English: Founded on 16 August 1637 by the Duchess of Aiguillon and the religious order of the Augustines Hospitalières of Dieppe, the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec was the first permanent hospital established north of Mexico. As soon as they arrived in Canada in 1639, the sisters dedicated themselves to the relief of human suffering. The stone walls of Hôtel-Dieu still enclose a hospital, a monastery and a church, as well as a garden and a cemetery, all evidence of the life of this once . . . — Map (db m80783) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — In Memory of Our Fallen SoldiersLa mémoire des combattants
English: Unveiled on July 1, 1924, the Cross of Sacrifice originally honoured the memory of the Canadian soldiers killed during the Great War of 1914-1918. Over 66,000 lost their lives in the conflict. A handful of earth from Vimy, the site of Canada’s most decisive involvement in the war, was placed under the base of the monument. As subsequent conflicts arose over the years, more inscriptions were added to the monument to commemorate the sacrifice of soldiers lost in the Second . . . — Map (db m80846) HM WM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Jonathan Sewell
English: Thirty years Chief Justice of Lower Canada, Adviser to Governor Craig, Leader of the “Chateau Clique”, Early advocate of Confederation, Man of culture and patron of the arts. Born Cambridge, Mass 6th June, 1766 Died in this house, 12th November, 1839 French: Juge en chef du Bas-Canada durant trente ans, Conseiller du Gouverneur Craig, Chef de la “Clique du Château”, Protagoniste de la Confédération, Homme de grande culture et . . . — Map (db m80818) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Le Vielle Prison de Québec(The Old Quebec Prison) — (Morrin College)
English: This is the first prison in Canada to reflect the principles of John Howard, a British reformer who believed that cellular confinement, work, and education could rehabilitate criminals. Designed by local architect François Baillairgé and constructed between 1808 and 1814, the building was among the first in Québec to be inspired by the design principles of British classicism. With the completion of a new prison in 1861, this building was sold to Dr. Joseph Morrin and . . . — Map (db m80776) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Legislature of the Province of CanadaLe Parlement de la Province du Canada
English: Between 1850 and 1866, the Capital of the Province of Canada alternated between Toronto and Québec. In 1852, Parliament met in the Legislative Chambers of Lower Canada on the site of the old Bishop’s Palace, now Montmorency Park. When these buildings burnt in 1854, the legislators took up temporary quarters in the Music Hall on St. Louis Street until 1856. Pending the completion of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, sessions were held in newly built quarters in Montmorency . . . — Map (db m80787) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les Conferences de Québec de 1943 et 1944The Québec Conferences of 1943 and 1944
French: En 1943 et 1944 le president des États-Unis Franklin Delano Roosevelt et le premier ministre de Grande Bretagne Winston Spencer Churchill dirigèrent à Quebec les deux conferences qui déterminèrent lisse de la deuxième Guerre mondiale en Europe et dans le Pacifique. Ne serait ce pas magnifique si l’histoire pouvait raconter que c’est à Québec que l’on a assure la liberation de la France?» William Lyon MacKenzie King Premier ministre du Canada Québec 1943 . . . — Map (db m80758) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Louis Jolliet1645-1700
English: Native of Quebec. With Marquette he discovered and explored the Mississippi, 1673. French: Natif de Québec. Avec Marquette il découvrit et explora le Mississippi, 1673. — Map (db m80798) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Louis Jolliet HouseMaison Louis Jolliet
English: This house was built in 1683 by architect Baillif for Louis Jolliet, discoverer of the Mississippi, who occupied it until his death in 1700. A subterranean passage led to the cul-de-sac cove. French: Construite en 1683 pour Louis Jolliet découvreur du Mississippi qui l’occupa jusqu’à sa mort en 1700. Cette maison fut restaurée en 1946. Une voûte souterraine s’ouvrait sur l’anse du cul-de-sac. — Map (db m80786) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Maison Jean-Demers
French: Jean Demers ou Dumets, de Dieppe, entreprit la construction de cette maison en 1689. Les maçons Le Rouge, Reonault et Charpentier y travaillèrent. Elle a été habitée par la famille Demers jusqu’en 1764. Le carré de la maison a résisté aux bombardements de la flotte anglaise en 1759. La charpente à pannes de la toiture date de 1764. La maison contient encore quatre foyers d’origine et des plafonds anciens à poutres cordonnées. De Jean Demers et de Jeanne Védie, son . . . — Map (db m80801) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Martello Towers / Tours MartelloMartello Tower 2 / Tour Martello 2
English: In the early 19th century, the British feared that the Americans, after gaining their independence (1776), would attempt to annex Upper and Lower Canada. In response to this threat, Gother Mann, as commanding officier of the Royal Engineers in Canada (1785-1804), urged the building of towers at Quebec to prevent an invader from approaching the existing fortifications. Ralph Bruyères, Mann’s successor, began construction of four towers in the summer of 1808. James Craig, . . . — Map (db m80880) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Martello Towers in Quebec / Tours Martello de QuébecMartello Tower 1 / Tour Martello 1
English: In the early 19th century, the British were afraid that the Americans, having won their independence in 1776, would try to annex Upper and Lower Canada. In the face of this threat, Gother Mann, Canada’s chief engineer (1785-1804), recommended a new defensive system for Quebec City that involved, among other things, occupying the Heights of Abraham. In view of the urgency of the situation, the colony’s governor, James Craig, authorized part of the work without waiting for . . . — Map (db m80886) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Montcalm
English: defeated here received his mortal wound 13th September 1759 French: vaincu blessé à mort ici le 13 septembre 1759 — Map (db m80888) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — O Canada!
English: This glorious national anthem, verse by Sir Adolphe Routhier, music by Calixa Lavallée, was sung at the First Congrès Catholique des Canadiens-Français, on the Fête de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, 24th June, 1880. French: Célèbre hymne national, paroles de Sir Adolphe Routhier, musique de Calixa Lavallée, fut exécuté pour la première fois lors du premier Congrès Catholique des Canadiens-Français, le jour de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste, le 24 juin 1880. — Map (db m80849) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Premier Hôpital au CanadaFist Hospital in Canada
English: The Hotel-Dieu of Quebec, founded on the 16th August, 1637 by the Duchesse d’Aiguillon and the Augustines Hospitalieres de Dieppe, is the first hospital established in America, north of Mexico. Here, ever since their arrival in 1639, the Augustines have ministered to alleviate human suffering French: L’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, fondé 16 août 1637, par la Duchesse d’Aiguillon et les Augustines Hospitalieres de Dieppe, est le premier hôpital établi en Amérique au . . . — Map (db m80782) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Quebec Boer War Memorial
Not by the power of commerce, art or pen, shall our great empire stand; nor has it stood; but by the noble deeds of noble men, heroic lives, and heroes’ outpoured blood. For Empire Canada Quebec Major J.H.C. Ogilvy, D.S.O., R.C.A., R.C.R., S.A.C., Gordon Highlanders • Sergeant J.F. Cooper, 8.R.R. • PTE. J. DeFoe, R.C.A., R.C.R. • Corporal B. Withey, R.C.A., R.C.R. • Private J. Curphy, Civilian, R.C.R. • Private H. Forest, 61st, R.C.R. • Private L. La Rue, 87th, R.C.R. • Private . . . — Map (db m80759) WM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Quebec City Astronomical ObservatoryObservatoire Astronomique de Québec
English: The Quebec City Astronomical Observatory was officially established at the Citadel in 1850 by the Department of Marine and Fisheries in order to give the exact time to sailors on the many ships anchored at the port. In 1864, an equatorial telescope was installed in a quadrangular tower specially built for that purpose on farmland located on the Plains of Abraham. The Observatory’s director, Commander Edward David Ashe, set up an office in the farm building. A decade later, . . . — Map (db m80920) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Québec Martello TowersLes tours Martello de Québec
English: Four Martello towers (three of which remains) were an integral part of the defences of Québec, the key to the control of the continental interior of North America. Works had been proposed in the Plains of Abraham since the early 1790s, but only after the Anglo-American crisis of 1807 did Governor Sir James Craig order construction of the towers. Built between 1808 and 1812, they were intended to prevent an attacker drawing close enough to lay siege to the walls of Québec. . . . — Map (db m80891) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The / Le Royal Roussillon,
English: commanded by Colonel Poulariez, formed the left of the actuel French Front, was first in the gallant attack, and the last in retreat before a devastating fire. 13th September 1759. French: sous le Colonel Poulariez, formant le gauche de front de l’armée française, fut le premier à l’attaque et le dernier à se replier devant un feu meurtrier. 13 septembre 1759. — Map (db m80917) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Grande Allée Drill HallLe manège de la Grande Allée
English: The Grande-Allée Drill Hall is an impressive example of a drill hall that retains its original parade square. Designed by Eugène-Étienne Taché, a Quebec public servant and architect, the stone building was completed in 1887, with an addition in 1913. The steeply pitched gable roof, conical towers and fanciful decorative details of the drill hall make it an early example of the French-inspired Chateau style. The use of the style here is unique among Canadian drill halls of this . . . — Map (db m80754) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Jacquet HouseLa Maison Jacquet
English: One of the oldest houses in Quebec, built by François Jacquet in 1675-76. Prominent citizen of Quebec City lived here, of whom Philippe Aubert de Gaspé, author of “Les Anciens Canadiens”, from 1815 to 1824. French: Construite en 1675-76 par François Jacquet, plusieurs notables Québec l’habitèrent, notamment Philippe Aubert de Gaspé, l’auteur de roman “Les Anciens Canadiens”, de 1815 à 1824. Elle est l’une des plus anciennes maisons de Québec. — Map (db m80802) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Literary and Historical Society of Quebec
English: Founded on the initiative of Lord Dalhousie in 1824 to preserve the documentary record of Canadian history, this was the first Canadian learned society. For 120 years, the Society made important contributions to higher learning as a museum and reference library, through the publication of scholarly works and original documents, and as a platform for lectures on historical and scientific subjects. It also fostered the establishment of the Geological Survey, the Public . . . — Map (db m80775) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Maillou HouseLa Maison Malliou
English: Built as a one-storey house about 1736 by Jean Maillou, architect, it was raised before 1775 to its present height by Antoine Duchesnay, Executive Councillor and extended in 1799 by John Hale, Deputy Paymaster General of the British Forces. Here, the military council, district of Quebec, held its meetings 1760-64, and Commissariat, Pay and Army Bill offices were quartered 1815-71. A good example of Québec town architecture, it was restored in 1959 by the federal government . . . — Map (db m80799) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Québec CitadelLa Citadelle de Québec
English: In 1820 Lieutenant-Colonel Elias Walker Durnford of the Royal Engineers took charge of the construction of the Québec Citadel, which completed the city's defensive works begun during the French régime. Set on the heights of Cap-aux-Diamants, the Citadel dominated the town, harbour and the surrounding countryside. The ramparts were completed in 1831, and the major buildings within the walls about 1850. The walls also contain Frontenac's 1693 redoubt and a 1750 powder magazine. . . . — Map (db m80822) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Quebec ConferencesConferences de Quebec — 1943 and/ et 1944
English: During the Second World War, on the invitation of the Prime Minister of Canada, W.L. Mackenzie King, the President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston S. Churchill, met in conference at this Citadel on two occasions (August 10 to 24, 1943 and September 11 to 16, 1944) to consider the strategy of allied victory. French: Au cours de la seconde guerre mondiale, sur l'invitation du Premier-Ministre du . . . — Map (db m80821) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Wolfe Monument
Four panels are place on this monument to General James Wolfe. English: Here died Wolfe September 13th 1759 This monument was erected by the British Army in Canada A.D. 1849 by his Excellency Lt. Gen. Sir Benjamin D’Urban, Commander of Forces, in replacement of the one erected by the Governor General Lord Aylmer, G.C.B., in 1832 and destroyed with pieces remaining under present monument. The first monument was a stone which the army rolled here . . . — Map (db m80753) HM WM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Berthier-sur-Mer — Cholera arrives in the AmericasLe choléra arrive en Amérique — 1832
English: To prevent the disease from spreading to the general population, a military detachment hurriedly set up quarantine facilities on Grosse Île. Temporary wooden buildings were constructed: initially a 40 patient hospital with two nearby structures. One of these for healthy individuals, had a capacity of 300. The other was used for monitoring suspicious cases. A simple fence separated the sick from those under observation. Today, no visible trace of these buildings . . . — Map (db m80683) HM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Berthier-sur-Mer — Doukhobor ImmigrantsDes immigrants doukhobors — 1899
English: On June 6, 1899, some 2,275 Doukhobor immigrants were forced to disembark at Grosse Île. Several cases of smallpox had been observed aboard the Lake Huron since its departure 23 days previously, thus compelling the complete disinfection of the steamer as well as the vaccination and medical surveillance of all passengers. More than 7,500 Doukhobors arrived in Canada that same year, followed by other small groups until 1912. These immigrants fled the political and . . . — Map (db m80682) HM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Berthier-sur-Mer — Grosse Île and Immigration to CanadaGrosse-Île et l’immigration au Canada
English: Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site commemorates the significant waves of immigration welcomed to Canada between the opening of the 19th century and the First World War. During this period Québec was Canada's chief port of entry, receiving more than four million immigrants. Deadly infectious diseases and a rudimentary scientific understanding of how they could be controlled required that, between 1832 and 1937, Grosse Île serve the vital function of a . . . — Map (db m80672) HM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Berthier-sur-Mer — Hameau Dunière-Dénéchaud
Seigneurial manor site where the second seigneur, Aleandre (Isaac) Berthier, lived as well as the Rigauville, Dunière-Dénéchaud families. Today this site is called Hameau Dunière-Dénéchaud in honor of the last two seigneur of the Seigneurie of Bellechasse, Louis Durière (1723-1806) and Claude Dénéchaud (1768-1836). At the time of construction of the quay in 1853, the site was occupied by a set of buildings for maritime trade and agriculture. They included the manor house, farm houses, a . . . — Map (db m80671) HM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Berthier-sur-Mer — The Celtic CrossLa croix celtique — 1909
English: Raised in 1909 by members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, this monument honours the memory of the thousands of Irish immigrants who died on Grosse Île in 1847. Inscriptions in Irish, French and English recall their tragic destiny during the Great Famine. French: Érigé en 1909 par des membres de l’Ancient Order of Hibernians, ce monument honore la mémoire des milliers d’immigrants irlandais décédés à la Grosse-Île en 1847. Des inscriptions en gaélique, . . . — Map (db m80684) HM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Berthier-sur-Mer — Veterinarians Mark the History of Animal Health in CanadaLes vétérinaires marquent l’histoire de la santé animale au Canada
English: Canadian government veterinarians based on Grosse Île played a major role in protecting animal health in Canada for more than forty years. Their research during the Second World War led, 1946, to the development of a vaccine against rinderpest. The exotic animal disease research laboratory and training centre, opened following the 1952 foot-and-mouth epidemic, remained in use until 1988. Between 1965 and 1985, when large numbers of animals were imported from . . . — Map (db m80681) HM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Lévis — A.C. Davie ShipyardLe chantier A.C. Davie
English: Established by Allison Davie in 1829, this shipyard represents the great period of shipbuilding in Canada. Its operations continued until 1989 and, over time, were marked by several technical innovations. In 1832, Davie installed one of the first patent slips in the country and later added two floating dry docks. Designed mainly for ship repair and salvage operations, this remarkable and long-lived enterprise was also involved in the construction and winter storage of . . . — Map (db m80755) HM
Quebec (Coaticook MRC), Compton — Louis Stephen St-Laurent1882 - 1973
Né à Compton, reçu avocat en 1905, St-Laurent fut a maintes reprises conseiller de grandes compagnies et représenta le gouvernement federal devant le Conseil Prive de Londres. Ministre de la justice (1941-1946), secrétaire d’état aux affaires extérieures (1946-1948), premier ministre du Canada (1948-1957), il prêcha l’unité nationale et joua un rôle capital dans l’évolution constitutionnelle et judiciaire du pays. Architecte d’un nouveau Commonwealth, signataire de Charte des Nations Unies et . . . — Map (db m74537) HM
Quebec (Coaticook MRC), Waterville — École HYATT School
The settlement of Milby dates back to the 1790s. This Hyatt One-Room Schoolhouse was built on land originally granted to Loyalist Abraham Hyatt Sr., located in the Hyatt Settlement, now known as Milby. Two brothers, Cornelius and Abraham Jr. settled here while another brother Gilbert settled first at Capelton and later moved to Lower Forks in 1796, then called Hyatt's Mills, known to-day as Sherbrooke.

Loyalist Cornelius Hyatt operated the Grist Mill and Saw Mill at the river, just across . . . — Map (db m74544) HM

Quebec (Côte-Nord), Blanc-Sablon — Blanc-SablonNaishipinut
English: For nearly nine thousand years, Aboriginal peoples have been drawn to Blanc-Sablon's abundant shoreline resources. Research conducted on more than sixty archaeological sites along the western bank of the Blanc-Sablon River reveals settlement and subsistence patterns that gradually changed over time. The quantity and diversity of the wildlife remains found here testify to the importance of coastal resources, particularly seals, to the diet of the area's inhabitants. A rich . . . — Map (db m79604) HM
Quebec (Côte-Nord), Blanc-Sablon — Blanc-Sablon National Historic SiteLieu historique national de Blanc-Sablon — Naishipiunt utenau shashish aitashtakanit
English: The Blanc-Sablon National Historic Site of Canada, also recognised as Cultural Property in Québec, holds a signifiant place in the history of the Quebec- Labrador coast. Artefacts found at this site represent 9,000 years of Aboriginal history up until the first contact with Europeans in the early 16th century. The high concentration of archaeological sites attests to the fact that the Blanc-Sablon region, and especially the mouth of the Blanc-Sablon River, was an important . . . — Map (db m79605) HM
Quebec (de Roussillon MRC), La Prairie — Second Battle of La Prairie
French text on marker appears above English text below On August 11th, 1691, a few hours after the attack on Fort La Prairie, Major Peter Schuyler and his Indians suffered a severe defeat at the hands of the French and their indian allies, under the command of Captain De Valrennes. The French lost the following officers: Lieutenants Le Varlet, Le Ber, Duchesne, Denys De La Bruère and Depeiras. Ce site est le don de David Daigneault (translation: This land was donated by David . . . — Map (db m75315) HM WM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Gaspé — Jacque Cartier
English: In commemoration of the Four Hundredth Anniversary of the landing of Jaques Cartier at the entrance to this harbour on 24th July, 1534. French: Pour commémorer le quatre centième anniversaire de l’atterrissage de Jacque Carier á l’entrée de ce port le 24 juillet 1534. — Map (db m80666) HM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Gaspé — Jacques Cartier at GaspeJacques Cartier à Gaspé
English: On 14 July 1534, the two ships commanded by Jacques Cartier of Saint-Malo sought shelter in Gaspé Bay, where they remained for eleven days. Here Cartier met and established friendly relations with a large fishing party of St. Lawrence Iroquois from Stadacona, today Québec City. On 24 July he erected a cross bearing the arms of François I on the shore of Gaspé Harbour, thus establishing a basis for French claims to this part of America. The next day Cartier set sail for France, . . . — Map (db m80667) HM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Percé — 350ᵉ anniversaire de la visite de François de Montmorency-Laval
Commémoration le 16 mai 2009 à Percé du 350ᵉ anniversaire de la visite de François de Montmorency-Laval (Montigny-sur-Avre, 1623 - Québec, 1708) nommé Vicaire Apostolique de la Nouvelle-France en 1658 et Sacré premier évêque de Québec en 1674, Monsiegneur François de Laval confirme à l’isle Percée de 16 mai 1659 140 personnes dont 55 Micmacs. (Béatification de Francois de Laval le 22 juin 1980) Commémoration sous les auspices de M. le Cardinal . . . — Map (db m80648) HM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Percé — Edmund James Flynn(1847-1927) — 10ᵉ Premier Ministre du Québec
À la memoire d’un illustre enfant de Percé Edmund James Flynn (1847-1927) 10ᵉ Premier Ministre du Québec Fils de James Flynn, pêcheur, et d’Elizabeth Tostevin, originaire de Guernesey, Edmund James Flynn et né à Percé en 1847. Secrétaire-trésorier de Percé, puis avocat et professeur à l’Université Laval, il est élu deputé de Gaspé en 1878 et siège à l’Assemblée législative de Québec jusqu’en 1904. Ministre dans les gouvernements conservateurs . . . — Map (db m80649) HM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Percé — Percé Great War Memorial1914 - 1918
English: To Commemorate the valour of Officers and Men of Percé who fought in the Great War with his Majesty’s Forces for honour and freedom Our heroic dead French: En mémoire de la vaillance des officiers et soldats de Percé qui ont combattu dans les armées de sa majesté pour l’honneur et la liberté Nos morts héroiques Lieut. J. Herbert Lamb • Spr. John Boucher • Jean Laflamme English: and in honour also of those who served . . . — Map (db m80643) WM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Percé — Percé World War II Monument1939-1945
English: This plaque commemorates the heroism of the men and women of Percé who served voluntarily in the Canadian Armed Forces. French: Cette plaque rappelle l’héroroîsme des hommes et des femmes de Percé qui son servi volontairement dans les Forces Armées Canadiennes. Killed in Action / Tombés au Champ d’Honneur Lenfestry, Francis • LeBlanc, Moîse • Mahan, Ralph • Pidgeon, Joseph Prisoners at Hong Kong / Prisonniers à Hong Kong . . . — Map (db m80644) WM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Percé — William Edmond Logan1798 - 1875
English: Sent abroad from his native Montreal to complete his education, Logan established a reputation as a map maker and geologist in the mining districts of Wales which led to his appointment as the first Director of the Geological Survey of Canada in 1842. He supervised, and personally conducted much of the early scientific mapping of the province, and made the collection of Canadian minerals which became the basis of the National Museum. The first Canadian man of science to gain . . . — Map (db m80645) HM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Pointe-à-la-Croix — The Battle of the RestigoucheLa Bataille de la Ristigouche
English: In May 1760 a French relief fleet, unable to reach Quebec, took refuge at the head of Chaleur Bay. It was there that a British squadron blockaded them on June 22. Aided by Acadians and Micmacs, the French planted batteries on the shores and blocked the channel, hoping thus to keep the enemy from their ships anchored in the estuary of the Restigouche. The British were able to get by these obstacles and, on July 8, the French vessels were scuttled after about seven hours of . . . — Map (db m80582) HM
Quebec (Gaspésie-Îles de la Madeleine MRC), Cap-des-Rosiers — Carricks Monument
Sacred to the memory of 187 Irish Immigrants from Sligo wrecked here on April 28th 1847 Ship Carricks of Whitehaven 87 are buried here Pray for their souls Erected by Parishioners of St Patricks Parish Montreal                     Rev. J. Quinlivan P.P. Map (db m22854) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Lacolle — Bataille du Moulin de Lacolle / Battle of the Lacolle Mill
Sur ce site, le 30 mars 1814, le major R.B. Handcock, avec quelque 500 soldats du 13e régiment des Royal Marines, de Canadian Fencibles, des Voltigeurs ainsi que des Indiens, a combattu vigoureusement contre 4,000 soldats américains commandes par le général Wilkinson. Epuise par cette résistance, celui-ci replia sur la frontière américaine. La bataille du moulin de Lacolle mit fin a la dernière invasion américaine du Bas-Canada durant la Guerre de 1812 Here, on 30 . . . — Map (db m74538) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Lacolle — La Bataille d’Odelltown / Battle of Odelltown
Après l’échec de l’insurrection de 1837, des membres du parti des patriotes, rassembles aux États-Unis sous la conduite de Robert Nelson, proclamèrent la République du Bas-Canada et tentèrent de renverser le gouvernement. L’invasion de 1838, médiocrement organisée et mal ravitaillée, fut un échec. Le 8 novembre, l’armée se replia sur Odelltown. Les 9 et 10 novembre, elle attaqua la milice d’Odelltown mais celle-ci, soutenue par des renforts, la repoussa. Nelson s’échappa mais la dispersion de . . . — Map (db m77848) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Saint-Jean — Fort Saint-Jean
L'état de guerre avec les Iroquois incita les Français à bâtir un fort à Saint-Jean en 1666. Un nouveau fort fut érigé en 1748 afin de protéger la colonie française contre les expéditions militaires britanniques qui remontaient la rivière Richelieu. En 1775, deux redoutes furent construites pour défendre contre l'invasion américaine la colonie passée aux mains des Anglais. La même année, le fort soutint un siège de 45 jours dirigé par le général américain Montgomery. A la suite du . . . — Map (db m77015) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu — First Railway in Canada
Canada's first steam railway, the Champlain and St. Lawrence, was opened in 1836 to better facilitate trade with the United States. It was built by promoters led by brewer John Molson and merchant-forwarder Jason C. Pierce. This 23-kilometre line expedited the movement of passengers and freight between Montréal and New York by linking La Prairie, on the St. Lawrence River and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The wooden rails were replaced with iron in 1847, and the line was extended in 1851 to Rouses . . . — Map (db m74533) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu — Former Grand Trunk Railway Station
The Saint-Jean station, built in 1890, symbolizes the presence of the Grand Trunk Railway in Québec before its amalgamation in 1923 with the Canadian National Railways. The Grand Trunk was incorporated in 1853 to provide service through the Province of Canada to the East Coast. It was created by combining new construction with existing lines, and eventually stretched from Sarnia, Ontario, to Portland, Maine. The design, typical of small stations of the period, is characterized by a hipped roof, . . . — Map (db m74534) HM
Quebec (La Cité Borough), Québec City — Champlain MonumentVieux-Québec
Samuel de Champlain: Born at Brovace in Saintonce about 1567. Served in the French Army as Marechal des Locis under Henri IV. Explored the West Indies from 1599 to 1601 and also Acadia from 1604 to 1607. Founded Québec in 1603. Discovered the region of the Great Lakes. Led several expeditions against the Iroquois from 1609 to 1615. Was successively Lieutenant Governor and Governor of New France. Died at Québec 24th December 1635. — Map (db m74547) HM
Quebec (La Cité Borough), Québec City — Le Château FrontenacVieux-Québec
Construit en sept étapes à partir de 1892-1893, cet édifice offre un excellet exemple des hotels de style Chateau etablis par les companies ferroviaires au Canada. Rehaussé par la splendeur du site, il évoque la romantisme des château de la Loir des XIV et XV siècles. Bruce Price, qui en a conçu le plan, a toutefois délaissé la symétrie classique de ces modèles au profit de l’eclectisme pittoresque en vogue à la fin du XIX siècle. Les interventions subséquentes des architects Painter et . . . — Map (db m74546) HM
Quebec (Le Plateau-Mont-Royal Borough), Montréal — Hochelaga
Près d’ici état le site de la ville fortifiée ďHochelaga visitée par Jacques Cartier en 1535, abandonnée avant 1600 elle renfermait cinquante grandes maisons logeant chacune plusieurs familles vivant de la culture du sol et de la pêche. Near here was the site of the fortified town of Hochelaga visited by Jacques Cartier, in 1535, abandoned before 1600. It contained fifty large houses, each lodging several families who subsisted by cultivation and fishing. — Map (db m72726) HM
Quebec (Longueuil MRC), Boucherville — Jacques Marquette, S.J.
(French text appears above English text) Né en France le 10 Juin, 1637. Découvrit le Missippi, avec Louis Jolliet, le 17 Juin 1673. Mourut dans l'Etat du Michigan le 18 mai 1675. Visita cette seigneurie en mai 1668. Born in France, 10th June, 1637. Discovered the Mississippi River with Louis Jolliet, 17th June, 1673. Died in Michigan, 18th May, 1675. Visited this seigniory, May, 1668. — Map (db m78180) HM
Quebec (Memphrémagog MRC), Austin — Reginald Aubrey Fessenden1866 - 1932
Ce pionnier de la radiocommunication est ne a Bolton-Est. En 1884, il quitta le Canada et, pendant qu’il dirigeait une école aux Bermudes, il se donna une formation en télécommunications. Sa compétence l’amena aux États-Unis ou il fit de la recherche et d’importantes découvertes, notamment dans le domaine de la réception radiophonique. Apres 1912, il se spécialisa dans les questions de navigation. Il inventa une sonde sonore, puis, durant la Première Grande Guerre, un instrument pour repérer . . . — Map (db m74540) HM
Quebec (Memphrémagog MRC), East Bolton — Former Bolton Township Hall
French text appears above English text. Passage of the Municipal and Road Act for Lower Canada in 1855 resulted in the construction of many public halls in the English-speaking communities of rural Quebec during the second half of the 19th century. This township hall was erected in 1867 by community members using wood obtained locally. It served as a council chamber and social meeting place as well as accommodating a school on the ground floor. A fine example of regional building . . . — Map (db m75771) HM
Quebec (Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie Borough), Montréal — Le Jardin Botanique de Montréal / The Montréal Botanical Gardens
Fondé en 1931, ce jardin est l’œuvre du frère Marie-Victorin, botaniste de grand renom qui a amorcé et mené projet d’envergure, et de Henry Teuscher, architecte paysagiste qui en a conçu l’aménagement. La beauté, la variété et la richesse de ses collections témoignent de la vision de ses fondateurs, qui voulaient en faire un « jardin botanique idéal » par ses fonctions esthétiques, scientifiques, éducatives et sociales. Avec ses quelque 22 000 espèces et cultivars de plantes, ses grandes . . . — Map (db m78181) HM
Quebec (Sherbrooke MRC), Sherbrooke — Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt1817-1893
French text appears above English text Born in England, Galt came to Sherbrooke in 1835, and played a key role in the development of the Eastern Townships as Commissioner of the British American Land Company, as entrepreneur, railway promoter and member of the legislature. When Minister of Finance in 1858 he initiated an autonomous tariff policy. An early advocate of Confederation, he represented the English of Lower Canada and was responsible for the financial provisions of the . . . — Map (db m75634) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac
[The coat of arms of Quebec] “Je Me Souviens” Ici vécut -- Here lived Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Sieur de Cadillac (1658-1730), Fondateur de -- Founder of Détroit, -- Detroit, Governeur de -- Governor of La Louisiane -- Louisiana Commission des Monuments Historiques — Map (db m78185) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Aux origines de Montréal / The origins of Montréal
C’est ici que le sieur de Maisonneuve fonda Montréal en mai 1642. Situé au confluent du Saint-Laurent et de l’ancienne petite rivière Saint-pierre, l’endroit était bien connu des Autochtones qui s’y rassemblaient depuis des siècles, de même que sur le site de l’actuelle place Royale. Dès leur arrivée, les Français construisirent le fort Ville-Marie. Vers 1688, le gouverneur de Montréal, Louis-Hector de Calliėre, obtint une partie du terrain et y érigea sa résidence, d’où le nom de pointe . . . — Map (db m78186) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Château de Vaudreuil
Ici s’élevait – Here stood le Château de – the Château Vaudreuil – de Vaudreuil Construit en 1723 – Built in 1723, occupé de le – occupied by the College de – College of Montréal de – Montreal from 1773 en 1803. – 1773 to 1803. — Map (db m73102) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Joseph Papineau
Joseph Papineau (1752 – 1841), notaire et député, habitait cette maison. Son fils Louis-Joseph Papineau (1786-1871), avocat, homme d’état et chef de l’insurrection de 1837, y vécut également ainsi que ses descendants. — Map (db m73144) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — L’Ancien Édifice de la Douane / The Old Custom House
Construite entre 1836 et 1838, l’ancienne douane est l’œuvre de John Ostell, l’un des plus importants architectes de ces années à Montréal. L’édifice de style palladien se distingue par son élégante façade ornée de pilastres et d’un large fronton. Situé face au fleuve, sur la vieille place du Marché, il soulignait l’essor commercial de Montréal et le nouveau rôle de la métropole. Le bâtiment abrita le service des douanes jusqi’en 1871 et conserva son harmonieuse apparence d’origine après . . . — Map (db m72899) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — La Basilique Notre-Dame / Notre-Dame Basilica
Cette imposante basilique, construite de 1824 ả 1829 et terminée au début des années 1840, fut le premier exemple significatif de style néogothique au Canada. Église paroissial érigée selon les plans de l’architecte américano-irlandais James O’Donnell, elle exprime avec éclat l’étape romantique des débuts de ce style, par l’application d’éléments médiévaux, comme les arcs en ogive, les creneaux et les pinacles, ả une forme symétrique d’influence classique. Le chois du néogothique . . . — Map (db m72828) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — La Basilique Saint-Patrick / Saint Patrick's Basilica
Bel exemple des débuts du néo-gothique, la basilique Saint-Patrick fut bâtie entre 1843 et 1847 pour la communauté irlandaise de Montréal. Conçue par Pierre-Louis Morin et le père Félix Martin, elle combine la simplicité de l’architecture québécoise traditionnelle à un intérieur dont l’élégance évoque l’esprit de l’architecture française au Moyen Âge. Son riche ameublement, oeuvre de l’architecte William Doran, a été exécuté dans les années 1890. Source d’aide matérielle et spirituelle pour les . . . — Map (db m73082) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Le Château Ramezay / Château Ramezay
[Royal Coat of Arms of Canada] Le gouverneur de Montréal Claude de Ramezay fit ériger ici en 1705, par Pierre Couturier, un édifice pour lui servir de demeure. La Compagnie des Indes occidentales, qui le posséda de 1745 à 1763, le fit rebâtir et élargir en 1756 selon les plans de Paul Tessier dit Lavigne. Les gouverneurs généraux résidèrent au Château de 1773 à 1844, les envahisseurs américains s’y logèrent en 1775-1776, et le Conseil exécutif y siégea en 1839. Il abrita après 1849, des . . . — Map (db m36937) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Le Marché Bonsecours / Bonsecours Market
Entrepris en 1844 par l’architecte William Footner, cet imposant édifice, d’inspiration néoclassique, rappelle l’accession de Montréal au rang de métropole. Complete par George Brown en 1860, il a servi d’hôtel de ville entre 1852 et 1878. Pendant plus d’un siècle, il abrite le principal marché de la municipalité et de la région. Le Parlement du Canada-Uni y a siégé brièvement en 1849. Au fil des ans, l’aile est a accueilli une sale de concert, des salles de réunion et a été utilisée a diverses . . . — Map (db m72976) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — The Nelson Column, Montreal
North face : In memory of the Right Honorable Lord Viscount Nelson Duke of Bronte who terminated his career of Naval Glory in the memorable Battle of Trafalgar on the 21st of Oct 1806 after inculcating by signal a maxim that can never be forgotten by his country: “England expects every man will do his duty.” This monumental pillar was erected by a subscription of the inhabitants of Montreal in the year 1808. West face : On the 1st and 2nd of August 1798, Rear . . . — Map (db m33963) HM
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