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Montréal in Montréal (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Visitors Center

 
 
Visitors Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 31, 2014
1. Visitors Center Marker
Inscription. English:
This house built around 1800 on land granted in 1658 to Lambert Closse by Paul de Chomedey Sieur de Maisonneuve, was restored and converted into an art center in 1964 by the Safeguard Life Ass. Co.

French:
Cette maison, bâtie vers 1800 sur une terre concédée en 1658 à Lambert Closse par Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve, fut restaurée et convertie en centre d’art en 1965 par le Compagnie d’Assurance sur la Vie la Sauvegarde.
 
Erected by Ministére des Affaires Culturelles, Commission des Monuments Historiques.
 
Location. 45° 30.476′ N, 73° 33.248′ W. Marker is in Montréal, Quebec, in Montréal (region). Marker is on Rue Notre Dame Est just from Rue Saint-Vincent, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 Rue Notre Dame Est, Montréal, Quebec H2Y, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Nelson Column, Montreal (within shouting distance of this marker); Le Château Ramezay / Château Ramezay (within shouting distance of this marker); Château de Vaudreuil (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Le Marché Bonsecours / Bonsecours Market
Visitors Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 31, 2014
2. Visitors Center Marker
(about 180 meters away); Joseph Papineau (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint-Laurent Boulevard (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jeanne Mance (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Montréal.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 5 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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