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Maison Jean-Demers

 
 
Maison Jean-Demers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. Maison Jean-Demers Marker
Inscription. French:
Jean Demers ou Dumets, de Dieppe, entreprit la construction de cette maison en 1689. Les maçons Le Rouge, Reonault et Charpentier y travaillèrent. Elle a été habitée par la famille Demers jusqu’en 1764.

Le carré de la maison a résisté aux bombardements de la flotte anglaise en 1759. La charpente à pannes de la toiture date de 1764. La maison contient encore quatre foyers d’origine et des plafonds anciens à poutres cordonnées.

De Jean Demers et de Jeanne Védie, son épouse, sont issue les nombreux Demers de la région de Québec.
La Commission des monuments historiques classa la maison en 1966. Me Paul-Arthur Demers fit don de cette plaque en 1989.


English translation:
Jean Demers or Dumets, from Dieppe, undertook the construction of this house in 1689. The masons Le Rouge, Reonault and Charpentier worked there. It was inhabited by the Demers family until 1764.
The house withstood bombardment by the the English fleet in 1759. The structure of the roof purlins date from 1764. The house still contains four original fireplaces and old-beam ceilings.

Jean Demers and Jeanne Védie, his wife, have many Demers descendants in the Quebec City area.

The Historic Monuments Commission registered the house in 1966. Mr. Paul-Arthur Demers donated
Maison Jean-Demers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. Maison Jean-Demers Marker
this plaque in 1989.
 
Erected 1989 by M, Paul-Arthur Demers.
 
Location. 46° 48.718′ N, 71° 12.211′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue du Petit Champlain just from Rue Soul le Fort, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39 Rue du Petit Champlain, Québec, Quebec G1K 4G8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hôtel Chevalier (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet House (within shouting distance of this marker); Le Château Frontenac (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Site historique et archéologique de l’Habitation-Samuel-De Champlain (about 120 meters away); Notre-Dame-des-Victoires (about 120 meters away); Pierre Dugua de Mons (about 120 meters away); The VII Royal Fusiliers (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Québec.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
What goes on inside a house Wall Mural image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
3. What goes on inside a house Wall Mural
 
 
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