Ville-Marie in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal, Québec — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
Joseph Papineau (1752 - 1841), notary and deputy, lived in this house. His son Louis-Joseph Papineau (1786-1871), lawyer, statesman and leader of the uprising of 1837, also lived there as well as his descendants.
Erected by Commission des Monuments Historiques.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law Enforcement • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
Location. 45° 30.608′ N, 73° 33.138′ W. Marker is in Ville-Marie, Québec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal. Marker is on Rue Bonsecours east of Rue Notre-Dame Est, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 440 Rue Bonsecours, Ville-Marie QC H2Y 1C8, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cartier Residences (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Le Marché Bonsecours / Bonsecours MarketLe Château Ramezay / Château Ramezay (about 210 meters away); The Nelson Column, Montreal (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Château de Vaudreuil (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Visitors Center (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint-Laurent Boulevard (approx. half a kilometer away); Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ville-Marie.
Regarding Joseph Papineau. English translation: Joseph Papineau (1752 - 1841), lawyer and MP, inhabited this house. His son Louis-Joseph Papineau (1786-1871), lawyer, statesman and leader of the insurrection of 1837, also lived here along with his descendants.
Also see . . .
1. Parks Canada - Louis-Joseph Papineau National Historic Site. Located in Old Montreal on Bonsecours Street, the Louis-Joseph Papineau National Historic Site of Canada is typical of the architectural style seen in the Montreal area in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Louis-Joseph Papineau National Historic Site of Canada
- this place is importantly associated with the most active and important period in Papineau’s life when he was the leader of the Parti canadien and one of the leading figures in the political unrest which led to the Rebellion of 1837; and,
- it represents a successful amalgamation of various stylistic approaches including a French Regime building tradition overlaid with a Neo-Classical and Palladian architectural vocabulary. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Biography – Papineau, Joseph – Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Joseph Papineau represented the first generation of a family typical of certain contemporary élite groups in its rise in society, its wealth, and the thrust of its political activity and choices. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
4. Biography – Papineau, Louis-Joseph – Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 22, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 28, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 1, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.