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Baie Saint-Paul in Charlevoix MRC, Quebec — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
 

Samuel de Champlain

(1570-1635)

 
 
Samuel de Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 16, 2020
1. Samuel de Champlain Marker
Inscription.  Le trois juillet 1626, le Capitaine Samuel de Champlain, parti de Tadoussac pour Québec en canot, s'arrêta à la Baie Saint-Paul, remonta la rivière qu'il nomma "du Gouffre" et fit ici avec ses hommes le campement d'une nuit.

English translation:
On July 3rd 1626, Captain Samuel de Champlain, having left Tadoussac en route to Québec in canoe, stopped at Baie Saint-Paul, paddled up the river he named "du Gouffre" (Chasm river) and camped here for one night with his men.
 
Erected 1982.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 47° 26.488′ N, 70° 30.312′ W. Marker is in Baie Saint-Paul, Quebec, in Charlevoix MRC. Marker is at the intersection of rue Leclerc (Quebec Route 362) and rue St-Jean-Baptiste, on the right when traveling west on rue Leclerc. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baie Saint-Paul, Quebec G3Z 1L7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Additional keywords. Charlevoix
 
Wideview of Samuel de Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 16, 2020
2. Wideview of Samuel de Champlain Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2020, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.
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