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Weedon in Le Haut-Saint-François MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Weedon Se Souvient!

[Weedon Remembers!]

 
 
<i>Weedon Se Souvient!</i> [Weedon Remembers!] Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2018
1. Weedon Se Souvient! [Weedon Remembers!] Marker
Inscription.  

Hommage
aux anciens combattants
de la région de Weedon

Depuis quelques années la Société d'Histoire de Weedon songeait à
rendre hommage à nos anciens combattants.

Pour souligner le 60e anniversaire du débarquement de Normandie,
l'année 2004 était propice à ces témoignages de reconnaissance.

Notes explicatives du monument:

Base: bloc de granit rose Laurentian, poids 2 175 lbs.
Stèle: bloc de granit gris Stanstead, poids 6 000 lbs.
Sculpture: bloc de granit vert prairie, poids 700 lbs.

Réalisé par Laurier Poulin et le sculpteur Denis Baucher

novembre 2004

[English translation]

For a few years the Weedon History Society has
been thinking of paying tribute to our veterans.

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Normandy landings,
the year 2004 was favorable to these testimonies of recognition.

Explanatory notes to the monument:

Base: Laurentian pink granite block, weight 2,175 lbs.
Stele: Stanstead gray granite block, weight 6,000 lbs.
Sculpture:

<i>Weedon Se Souvient!</i> Marker to left of War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Weedon Se Souvient! Marker to left of War Memorial
block of green meadow granite, weight 700 lbs.

Directed by Laurier Poulin and sculptor Denis Baucher


 
Erected 2004 by Société d'Histoire de Weedon, et al.
 
Location. 45° 42.413′ N, 71° 27.716′ W. Marker is in Weedon, Quebec, in Le Haut-Saint-François MRC. Marker is on avenue 2ème (Quebec Route 112) just north of rue Després, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 495 avenue 2ème, Weedon, Quebec J0B 3J0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 24 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Histoire de la gare de Disraeli (approx. 23.2 kilometers away); Disraeli se souvient (approx. 23.2 kilometers away); Disraeli - 150 ans d'histoire a partager (approx. 23.4 kilometers away); Black Creek... dupuis 1867, D'Israeli (approx. 23.4 kilometers away); La rue Laurier à travers les âges (approx. 23.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Société d’Histoire de Weedon (Quebec). (Submitted on September 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Société d’Histoire de Weedon (Quebec) on Facebook. (Submitted on September 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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