L'île-aux-Basques / Isle of the Basques
Sur L'île aux Basques, on voit encore les vestiges de fourneaux construits par les Basques. Le Père Nouvel et ses néophytes papinachois se retirèrent sur l'île aux Basques, en 1666, pour se protéger contre les Iroquois.
Erected by Government of Quebec.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1666.
Location. 48° 7.505′ N, 69° 10.471′ W. Marker is in Trois-Pistoles, Québec, in Les Basques. Marker is on rue Jean-Rioux just south of rue Notre-Dame, on the left when traveling south. Marker is near the entrance to l'église Notre-Dame-des-Neiges/Our Lady of Snows Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 rue Notre-Dame Est, Trois-Pistoles QC G0L 4K0, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this 100e anniversaire de l'église Notre-Dame-des-Neiges (here, next to this marker); Le Cheval Noir / The Black Horse (a few steps from this marker); L'Institutionnel Église - Couvent - Presbytère (within shouting distance of this marker); Les magasins Rioux / The Rioux Shops (approx. half a kilometer away); Le couvent du Saint-Rosaire / The Saint-Rosaire Convent (approx. 17.2 kilometers away); L'Église / The Church (approx. 17.3 kilometers away).
Also see . . .
1. Île aux Basques at Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. L'Île-aux-Basques at YouTube. (Submitted on November 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.