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Abraham Martin

(1589-1664)

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
1. Abraham Martin Marker
Inscription.

arriva en Nouvelle-France vers 1620.
Il fit paître son troupeau sur des terres
des Ursulines, qui furent désignées
Plaines d'Abraham. Au XVIIIe siècle,
des documents militaires officialisèrent
ce toponyme, encore couramment utilisé.
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arrived in New France in or about 1620.
He pastured his livestock on land belonging
to the Ursulines, which was thenceforth
known as the Plains of Abraham. In the
course of the 18th century, this designation
was made official in military records
and is the name still used today.

 
Erected by La Commission des champs de bataille nationaux (CCBN) et les Amis des Plaines.
 
Location. 46° 48.285′ N, 71° 12.516′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on avenue du Cap-Diamant, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the Battlefields Park, near the Governor's Promenade and Kiosk south of the Citadel. Marker is in this post office area: Québec, Quebec G1R, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Les gouverneurs généraux à l'honneur (a few steps from
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
2. Abraham Martin Marker
this marker); La contribution des troupes allemandes à la défense du Canada (a few steps from this marker); The Quebec Conferences (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Québec Citadel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Georges-Philias Vanier (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Chief Warrant Officier Jean Couture, OMN, CD (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Grande Allée Drill Hall (approx. half a kilometer away); General Montgomery’s Army (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Martin at Find A Grave. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Abraham Martin at Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Plains of Abraham. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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