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Québec in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec, — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
 

Premier Hôpital au Canada

First Hospital in Canada

 
 
Premier Hôpital au Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. Premier Hôpital au Canada Marker
Inscription.  

English:
The Hotel-Dieu of Quebec, founded on the 16th August, 1637 by the Duchesse d’Aiguillon and the Augustines Hospitalieres de Dieppe, is the first hospital established in America, north of Mexico. Here, ever since their arrival in 1639, the Augustines have ministered to alleviate human suffering

French:
L’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, fondé 16 août 1637, par la Duchesse d’Aiguillon et les Augustines Hospitalieres de Dieppe, est le premier hôpital établi en Amérique au nord du Mexique. Arrivées en 1639, les Augustines s’y dévouent, depuis lors, au soulagement des souffrances humaines.
 
Erected 1937 by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission des sites et des monuments historiques du Canada.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list.
 
Location. 46° 48.909′ N, 71° 12.674′ W. Marker is in
Premier Hôpital au Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. Premier Hôpital au Canada Marker
Québec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec. Marker is on Côte du Palais just from Rue Mcmahon, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Côte du Palais, Québec G1R 2J6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hôtel-Dieu de Québec (a few steps from this marker); Irish Roots in Old Québec (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin (about 90 meters away); Site historique du Monastère-des-Augustines de-l'Hôtel-Dieu-de-Québec (about 90 meters away); Protecting the Upper Town (about 150 meters away); Les photographes Livernois (about 150 meters away); Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site (about 150 meters away); William Drum (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
L’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec dedication plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
3. L’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec dedication plaque
English:
Hôtel-Dieu of Quebec
founded in 1637
by the Duchess d’Aiguillon
Hospital dedicated to the precious blood which was shed for the redemption of mankind. (Duchess d’Aiguillon.)


 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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