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Paris, Île-de-France, France
 

Jacques Cartier

le 24 juillet 1534

 
 
Jacques Cartier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2012
1. Jacques Cartier Marker
Inscription. De Saint Malo Aborde la terre du Canada et prend possession de la nouvelle France au nom de Francois 1er.

[English translation]
The July 24, 1534 Jacques Cartier of Saint Malo Discovers the land of Canada and takes possession of New France in the name of France.
 
Location. 48° 51.902′ N, 2° 18.634′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France. Marker is at the intersection of Cours la Reine and Avenue de Franklin Delano Roosevelt on Cours la Reine. Touch for map. This marker is located at the entrance to l'jardin de la Nouveau Monde (Garden of the New World). Marker is in this post office area: Paris, Île-de-France 75008, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Champlain (here, next to this marker); The Conference Gate (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); L’égoùt de Paris (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Place Louis XV (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); L’Obelisque de Luxor (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Centre français de rapatriement (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Le Drapeau Tricolore (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Bureau de Gustave Eiffel (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
Also see . . .  Jaques Cartier - Dictonary of Canadian Biography Online.

Jacques Cartier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2012
2. Jacques Cartier Marker
Marker on right.
"CARTIER, JACQUES, navigator of Saint-Malo, first explorer of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 1534, discoverer of the St. Lawrence River in 1535, commander of the settlement of Charlesbourg-Royal in 1541–42." (Submitted on October 25, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Samuel Champlain (left) and Jacques Cartier (right) Markers image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2012
3. Samuel Champlain (left) and Jacques Cartier (right) Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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