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Québec in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec, — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
 

Abraham Martin

(1589-1664)

 
 
Abraham Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
1. Abraham Martin Marker
Inscription.  

arriva en Nouvelle-France vers 1620.
Il fit paître son troupeau sur des terres
des Ursulines, qui furent désignées
Plaines d'Abraham. Au XVIIIe siècle,
des documents militaires officialisèrent
ce toponyme, encore couramment utilisé.
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arrived in New France in or about 1620.
He pastured his livestock on land belonging
to the Ursulines, which was thenceforth
known as the Plains of Abraham. In the
course of the 18th century, this designation
was made official in military records
and is the name still used today.

 
Erected by La Commission des champs de bataille nationaux (CCBN) et les Amis des Plaines.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 46° 48.285′ N, 71° 12.516′ W. Marker is in Québec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec. Marker is on avenue du Cap-Diamant, on the right when traveling
Abraham Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
2. Abraham Martin Marker
north. Marker is in the Battlefields Park, near the Governor's Promenade and Kiosk south of the Citadel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Québec G1R, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Les gouverneurs généraux à l'honneur (a few steps from this marker); La contribution des troupes allemandes à la défense du Canada (a few steps from this marker); The Quebec Conferences (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Québec Citadel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Georges-Philias Vanier (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Chief Warrant Officier Jean Couture, OMN, CD (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Grande Allée Drill Hall (approx. half a kilometer away); General Montgomery’s Army (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Martin at Find A Grave. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Abraham Martin at Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Plains of Abraham. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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