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L'Islet in L'Islet MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Joseph-Elzear Bernier

1852 - 1934

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2018
1. Joseph-Elzear Bernier Marker
Inscription.

Né à L'Islet (P.Q.), le capitaine Bernier a révélé ses talents de marin au cours de nombreuses expéditions dans l'Arctique. Les sept voyages qu'il a effectués à bord du N.G.C. Arctic, de 1904 à 1925, ont affermi la souveraineté du Canada sur l'archipel Arctique.

Born at L'Islet, P.Q., Captain Bernier was a skilled navigator who travelled widely in the Canadian north between 1904 and 1925. On seven of these expeditions he commanded the C.G.S. Arctic, affirming Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic Archipelago.


 
Erected by Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada / Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board marker series.
 
Location. 47° 7.703′ N, 70° 22.292′ W. Marker is in L'Islet, Quebec, in L'Islet MRC. Marker is on chemin des Pionniers Est (Quebec Route 132) just north of rue Ménard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Musée maritime du Québec. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 chemin des Pionniers Est, L'Islet, Quebec G0R 2B0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial
Joseph-Elzear Bernier Marker and Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2018
2. Joseph-Elzear Bernier Marker and Monument
(about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Beaumont-la-Ronce et Anse de Nouzilly (approx. 7.7 kilometers away); Historique du phare du Pilier de Pierre (approx. 7.7 kilometers away); Historique du phare de La Roche à Veillon (approx. 7.7 kilometers away); Historique des phares à la Traverse de Saint-Roch (approx. 7.7 kilometers away); Les Églises / The Churches (approx. 12 kilometers away); Académie St-Ignace Academy (approx. 12 kilometers away); Pierre Richard (approx. 12 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Joseph-Elzear Bernier at The Canadian Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Joseph Elzéar Bernier (1852-1934) at Arctic Institute of North America. (Submitted on September 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Capt Joseph-Elzear Bernier at Find A Grave. (Submitted on September 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. ExplorationPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWaterways & Vessels
 
Joseph-Elzear Bernier Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 15, 2018
3. Joseph-Elzear Bernier Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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