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

Guy Carleton

 
 
Guy Carleton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
1. Guy Carleton Marker
Inscription.  
English:
Here stood
her old and new defenders
uniting guarding saving
Canada
defeating Arnold
at the Sault-au-Matelot barricade
on the last day of
1775
Guy Carleton
commanding at
Quebec


French:
Ici
à la barricade du Sault-au-Matelot
anciens et nouveaux défenseurs
du
Canada
ont uni leurs efforts
pour vaincre Arnold
le dernier jour de l’année
1775
alors que
Guy Carleton
commandait à Québec

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 46° 48.929′ N, 71° 12.203′ W. Marker is in Québec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec. Marker is at the intersection of Rue de la Barricade and Rue du Sault au Matelot, on the right when traveling east on Rue de la Barricade. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Rue de la Barricade, Québec G1K 4A6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Siege of Québec, 1775 - 1776 (a few steps from this marker); Premier local de la Banque de Montréal à Québec
Guy Carleton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
2. Guy Carleton Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Place de la FAO (within shouting distance of this marker); Hommage à Lester B. Pearson / Homage to Lester B. Pearson (within shouting distance of this marker); Jean Baillairgé (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Les Premiers Colons de Québec (about 150 meters away); Charles Aubert de la Chesnaye (about 180 meters away); Urselines de Quebec (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. The "Arnold" referred to on the markers is Benedict Arnold, who was second-in-command, until the death of Brigadier General Richard Montgomery, at the Battle and the Siege of Quebec.
 
Sir Guy Carleton image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress, circa 1783
3. Sir Guy Carleton
This illustration of Sir Guy Carleton appeared in The Westminster Magazine, October 31, 1783, p. 507.
Street art image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
4. Street art
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on March 11, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on March 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 14, 2020