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Montréal in Ville-Marie Borough, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac

 
 
Sier de Cadillac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, July 25, 2010
1. Sier de Cadillac Marker
Inscription.

[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

 
Erected by Commision des Monuments Historiques.
 
Location. 45° 30.367′ N, 73° 33.448′ W. Marker is in Montréal, Quebec, in Ville-Marie Borough. Marker is at the intersection of Rue Notre-Dame, Ouest and Boulevard Saint-Laurent, on the right when traveling south on Rue Notre-Dame, Ouest. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Rue Notre-Dame, Ouest, Montréal, Quebec H2Z 1G9, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Basilique Notre-Dame / Notre-Dame Basilica (about 180 meters away); History of Basilique Notre Dame de Montréal (about 180 meters away); Jeanne Mance (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Visitors Center
Sier de Cadillac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, July 25, 2010
2. Sier de Cadillac Marker
on the wall, southeast corner of the [Thomas] Mussen Building ("A.D. 1905").
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint-Laurent Boulevard (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Nelson Column, Montreal (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Le Château Ramezay / Château Ramezay (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Montréal.
 
Also see . . .
1. Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac. (Submitted on August 3, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Antoine Laumet Cadillac - The Canadian Encyclopedia. Nevertheless, it is fair to say that Cadillac’s accomplishments exceeded those of his predecessors... for it was Cadillac’s vision that spurred the colonization of the West. (Submitted on April 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

3. Biography – Lumet, de Lamothe Cadillac, Antoine – Dictionary of Canadian Biographyi. ...with the passing of time, an individual who had never been anything but a cunning adventurer in search of personal enrichment came to be regarded as one of the great figures of the French régime in America. (Submitted on April 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. New France; French Canada
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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