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Matane in La Matanie MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park

 
 
Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
1. Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park Marker
Inscription.  

Épouse de Joseph Banville, deuxieme gardien du phare.
Parfaitement bilingue, elle est responsable du telegraphe
du phare et de la tenue des registres requis par
le ministere de la Marine et des Pecheries.

[English translation]

Wife of Joseph Banville, second keeper of the lighthouse.
Perfectly bilingual, she was responsible for the lighthouse telegraph
and record keeping required by the Department of Marine and Fisheries.

 
Erected by Ville de Matane.
 
Location. 48° 50.991′ N, 67° 32.965′ W. Marker is in Matane, Quebec, in La Matanie MRC. Marker is on avenue du Phare Ouest (Quebec Route 132) just east of boulevard Dion, on the left when traveling east. Marker is adjacent to the pavilion, on the grounds of the former Matane lighthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 968 avenue du Phare Ouest, Matane, Quebec G4W 1V7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ancre de la goélette Jean Eudes (here, next
Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park et/and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
2. Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park et/and Marker
Looking upriver (WSW)
to this marker); Un feu dans la nuit / A Light in the Night (a few steps from this marker); Les moyens de comunication / Methods of Communication (a few steps from this marker); Les gardiens de phare / The Lighthouse Keepers (a few steps from this marker); L'église / The Church (approx. 13.3 kilometers away).
 
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Former Matane Lighthouse at Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 16, 2018
3. Former Matane Lighthouse at Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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