Ville-Marie in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal, Quebec — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac
“Je Me Souviens”
Ici vécut -- Here lived
Antoine Laumet de Lamothe
Sieur de Cadillac (1658-1730),
Fondateur de -- Founder of
Détroit, -- Detroit,
Governeur de -- Governor of
La Louisiane -- Louisiana
Commission des Monuments Historiques
Erected by Commission des Monuments Historiques.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 45° 30.367′ N, 73° 33.448′ W. Marker is in Ville-Marie, Quebec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal. Marker is at the intersection of Rue Saint-Antoine Ouest and Boulevard Saint-Laurent, on the right when traveling south on Rue Saint-Antoine Ouest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Rue Notre-Dame, Ouest, Ville-Marie, Quebec H2Z 1G9, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Basilique Notre-Dame / Notre-Dame Basilica (about 180 meters away); History of Basilique Notre Dame de Montréal (about 180 meters away); Jeanne Mance (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Visitors Center (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint-Laurent Boulevard (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Nelson Column, Montreal (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Le Château Ramezay / Château Ramezay (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
Also see . . .
1. Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac. (Submitted on August 3, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Antoine Laumet Cadillac - The Canadian Encyclopedia. Nevertheless, it is fair to say that Cadillac’s accomplishments exceeded those of his predecessors... for it was Cadillac’s vision that spurred the colonization of the West. (Submitted on April 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Biography – Lumet, de Lamothe Cadillac, Antoine – Dictionary of Canadian Biographyi. ...with the passing of time, an individual who had never been anything but a cunning adventurer in search of personal enrichment came to be regarded as one of the great figures of the French régime in America. (Submitted on April 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. New France; French Canada
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,261 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on October 21, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.