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First Patent in Canada

Premier brevet d’invention

 
 
First Patent in Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. First Patent in Canada Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
 
Location. 46° 48.813′ N, 71° 12.272′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Côte de la Montagne near Rue Port Dauphine, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Côte de la Montagne, Québec, Quebec G1R 6C7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diamond Jubilee of Confederation (a few steps from this marker); Legislature of the Province of Canada (within shouting distance of this marker); First Graveyard of Quebec (within shouting distance of this marker); Les Premiers Colons de Québec
First Patent in Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. First Patent in Canada Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Champlain Monument (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Urselines de Quebec (about 120 meters away); Home of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (about 120 meters away); Charles Aubert de la Chesnaye (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This marker is in Parc Montmorency.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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