Québec in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec, — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
Premier Hôpital au Canada
First Hospital in Canada
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
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 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.
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