Gaspé in Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
In commemoration of the Four Hundredth Anniversary of the landing of Jaques Cartier at the entrance to this harbour on 24th July, 1534.
Pour commémorer le quatre centième anniversaire de l’atterrissage de Jacque Carier á l’entrée de ce port le 24 juillet 1534.
Erected 1934 by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
Location. 48° 49.652′ N, 64° 29.064′ W. Marker is in Gaspé, Quebec, in Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region). Marker is on Montée de Wakeham (Quebec Route 198), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gaspé, Quebec G4X 1T7, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacques Cartier Monument (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Jacques Cartier at Gaspe (approx. 1.3 kilometers away).
More about this marker. This monument is on the Southwest Basin waterfront, south of the bridge.
Also see . . . Jacque Cartier - Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Cartier)... was the first to make a survey of the coasts of (Submitted on February 7, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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