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

First Patent in Canada

Premier brevet d’invention

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. First Patent in Canada Marker
Inscription.  The first patent of invention was issued by the Province of Lower Canada in the Parliament Buildings which stood on this site. It was granted on the 8th June, 1824, for a washing and fulling machine in favour of Noah Cushing of Quebec

French:
Ici, le 8 juin 1824, en l'Hôtel du Gouvernement de la Province du Bas-Canada, fut émis le premier brevet d'invention canadien, en faveur de Noah Cushing, de Québec, inventeur d'un moulin à foulon.
 
Erected by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list.
 
Location. 46° 48.813′ N, 71° 12.272′ W. Marker is in Québec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec. Marker is on Côte de la Montagne near Rue Port Dauphine, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Côte de la Montagne, Québec G1R 6C7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
First Patent in Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. First Patent in Canada Marker
of this marker. Diamond Jubilee of Confederation (a few steps from this marker); Legislature of the Province of Canada (within shouting distance of this marker); First Graveyard of Quebec (within shouting distance of this marker); Les Premiers Colons de Québec (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapelle funéraire de Champlain / Champlain's Funeral Chapel (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Champlain Monument (about 90 meters away); Les vestiges des maisons Gaillard et Soulard (about 90 meters away); Un horloger bien de son temps / A clock-maker of the time (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This marker is in Parc Montmorency.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 14, 2020