La Prairie in Roussillon, Québec — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
Second Battle of La Prairie
On August 11th, 1691, a few hours after the attack on Fort La Prairie, Major Peter Schuyler and his Indians suffered a severe defeat at the hands of the French and their indian allies, under the command of Captain De Valrennes. The French lost the following officers: Lieutenants Le Varlet, Le Ber, Duchesne, Denys De La Bruère and Depeiras.
(translation: This land was donated by David Daigneault)
Erected 1921 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1691.
Location. 45° 23.366′ N, 73° 24.22′ W. Marker is in La Prairie, Québec, in Roussillon. Memorial is at the intersection of St-Jean Road (Québec Route 104) and de la Bataille Road North, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Prairie QC J5R 0J6, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Ste. Therese (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); Fort Sainte-Thérèse (approx. 11.3 kilometers away); Chambly Canal (approx. 11.4 kilometers away); Albani (approx. 11.5 kilometers away); General John Thomas (approx. 11.8 kilometers away); Fort Chambly Cemetery (approx. 11.8 kilometers away); Fort Chambly (approx. 11.9 kilometers away); St. Stephen's Anglican Church (approx. 12.1 kilometers away).
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Battle of La Prairie. (Submitted on July 13, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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