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First Graveyard of Quebec

Le premier cimetière de Québec

 
 
First Graveyard of Quebec Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. First Graveyard of Quebec Marker
Inscription. 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 depuis les premiers temps de la colonie jusqu’à 1687.

“Cette plaque, commémorant l’ inhumation d’amérindiens et de pionniers français, a été restaurée par Parcs Canada. Elle fut inaugurée le 1er mai, 1993, lors du dixième anniversaire de la Fédération des familles-souches québécoises inc.”
 
Location. 46° 48.795′ N, 71° 12.232′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Côte de la Montagne, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 Côte de la Montagne, Québec, Quebec G1K 4E3, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diamond Jubilee of Confederation (within shouting distance of this marker); First Patent in Canada
First Graveyard of Quebec Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. First Graveyard of Quebec Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site historique et archéologique de l’Habitation-Samuel-De Champlain (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Louis Jolliet (about 90 meters away); Legislature of the Province of Canada (about 90 meters away); Urselines de Quebec (about 90 meters away); Notre-Dame-des-Victoires (about 90 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Québec.
 
Regarding First Graveyard of Quebec. This marker is located at the southern end of Parc Montmorency.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 17 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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