Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Le Haut-Richelieu, Québec — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
First Railway in Canada
Erected by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and Parks Canada.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 45° 18.157′ N, 73° 15.22′ W. Marker is in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, in Le Haut-Richelieu. Marker is at the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 Frontenac Saint-Jean QC, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu QC J3B 7X2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Former Grand Trunk Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Saint-Jean (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Fort Sainte-Thérèse (approx. 9.6 kilometers away); Fort Ste. Therese (approx. 10.5 kilometers away); Second Battle of La Prairie (approx. 15.2 kilometers away); Chambly Canal (approx. 16.2 kilometers away); St. Stephen's Anglican Church (approx. 16.3 kilometers away); General John Thomas (approx. 16.3 kilometers away).
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2011, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2011, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.