La Cité-Limoilou in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec, Quebec — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
— Vieux-Québec —
Né à Brouage en Saintonge vers 1567
Servit a l'armée sous Henry IV en qualite de maréchal des logis
Explora les Indies Occidentales de 1599 à 1601__l'Acadie de 1604 à 1607
Fonda Québec en 1608
Découvrit les pays des G Lacs
Commanda plusieurs expéditions contre les Iroquois de 1609 à 1615
Fut successivement lieutenant-gouverneur et gouverneur de la Nouvelle-France et mourut à Québec le 25 décembre 1635_
Samuel de Champlain:
Born at Brouage in Saintonge about 1567. Served in the French Army as Marechal des Logis under Henri IV. Explored the West Indies from 1599 to 1601 and also Acadia from 1604 to 1607.
Founded Québec in 1603. Discovered the region of the Great Lakes. Led several expeditions against the Iroquois from 1609 to 1615. Was successively Lieutenant Governor and Governor of New France. Died at Québec 24th December 1635.
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, Non-US.
Location. 46° 48.761′ N, 71° 12.276′ W. Marker is in La Cité-Limoilou, Quebec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec. Marker is on Rue de Fort in Terrasse Dufferin north of Rue Saint Louis and Le Château Frontenac, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Terrasse Dufferin, La Cité-Limoilou, Quebec G1R 4S2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Château Frontenac (within shouting distance of this marker); The VII Royal Fusiliers (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet House (within shouting distance of this marker); Funiculaire / Funicular (within shouting distance of this marker); First Graveyard of Quebec (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Site of Armed Forces Staff Headquarters (about 90 meters away); Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (about 90 meters away).
Also see . . .
1. Samuel de Champlain. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on August 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Paul Chevré, sculptor. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Samuel de Champlain Monument at Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec. (Submitted on September 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
4. Samuel de Champlain. Answers.com entry. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Old Quebec; Historic District of Quebec; Parc de l'UNESCO; Terrasse Dufferin ("Dufferin Terrace"); Paul Romaine Marie Léonce Chevré, sculptor.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,068 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, 5. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 6. submitted on September 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 7. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.