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Samuel Champlain

le 26 juin 1604

 
 
Samuel Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2012
1. Samuel Champlain Marker
Inscription. de Brouage en Saintonge Avec Pierre Dugua de Mons et ses Compagnons fondent en Acadie le premier éstablissement Français permanent au Canada et ensuite s’établira à Québec en 1608.

[English translation]
The June 26, 1604 Samuel Champlain of Brouage en Saintonge With Pierre Du Gua de Monts and his companions founded in Acadia the first permanent French settlement in Canada and then drew plans for Quebec City in 1608.
 
Location. 48° 51.903′ N, 2° 18.636′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France, in Paris. Marker is at the intersection of Cours la Reine and Avenue de Franklin Delano Roosevelt on Cours la Reine. Click for map. This marker is located at the entrance to l'Jardin de le Monde Nouveau (Garden of the New World). Marker is in this post office area: Paris, Île-de-France 75008, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacques Cartier (here, next to this marker); The Conference Gate (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); L’égoùt de Paris (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Place Louis XV (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); L’Obelisque de Luxor (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Centre français de rapatriement

Samuel Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2012
2. Samuel Champlain Marker
Marker on the left.
(approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Le Drapeau Tricolore (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Bureau de Gustave Eiffel (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Paris.
 
Also see . . .  Champlain, Samuel de - Dicationary of Canadian Biography Online. "CHAMPLAIN, SAMUEL DE, draftsman, geographer, explorer, founder of Quebec in 1608." (Submitted on October 25, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Samuel Champlain (left) and Jacques Cartier (right) Markers image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2012
3. Samuel Champlain (left) and Jacques Cartier (right) Markers
 
 
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