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Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site

 
 
Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
1. Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site Marker
Inscription.

Sur cet emplacement l'Intendant Talon constuisit, en 1668, une brasserie, qui fut transformée en palais pour les Intendants par M. de Meulles, en 1686. Cet édifice, incendié en 1713, reconstruit par M. Bégon, de nouveau ravagé par le feu en 1726, restauré par M. Dupuy en 1727, fut détruit durant le siege de Québec en 1775.

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On this site the Intendant Talon erected a brewery in 1668 which was converted into a palace for the Intendants by M[r]. de Meulles, in 1686. This building was destroyed by fire in 1713. Re-constructed by M[r]. Bégon, it was again damaged by fire in 1726. Restored by M[r]. Dupuy in 1727, it was destroyed during the siege of Quebec in 1775.
 
Location. 46° 48.945′ N, 71° 12.792′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is at the intersection of rue Saint-Nicolas and Côte de la Potesse, on the right when traveling south on rue Saint-Nicolas. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 rue Saint-Nicolas, Québec, Quebec G1K 1M8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hommage à Gérard Thibault (within shouting distance of this marker); Place Jean-Pelletier

Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
2. Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site Marker
(about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); William Drum (about 150 meters away); Irish Roots in Old Québec (about 150 meters away); Protecting the Upper Town (about 150 meters away); Premier Hôpital au Canada (about 150 meters away); Artillery Park: The Barracks Sector (about 180 meters away); Hôtel-Dieu de Québec (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Intendant’s Palace site: urbanization of Québec City’s Lower Town (2009, pdf). (Submitted on September 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Intendant's Palace Archaeological Site at Historica Canada. (Submitted on September 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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