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Champlain Monument

 

Vieux-Québec

 
Champlain Monument - text on west side of pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, October 22, 2011
1. Champlain Monument - text on west side of pedestal
Inscription.  

Samuel de Champlain
Né à Brouage en Saintonge vers 1567
Servit a l'armée sous Henry IV en qualite de maréchal des logis
Explora les Indies Occidentales de 1599 à 1601__l'Acadie de 1604 à 1607

Fonda Québec en 1608

Découvrit les pays des G Lacs
Commanda plusieurs expéditions contre les Iroquois de 1609 à 1615
Fut successivement lieutenant-gouverneur et gouverneur de la Nouvelle-France et mourut à Québec le 25 décembre 1635_

English:
Samuel de Champlain:
Born at Brouage in Saintonge about 1567. Served in the French Army as Marechal des Logis under Henri IV. Explored the West Indies from 1599 to 1601 and also Acadia from 1604 to 1607.

Founded Québec in 1603. Discovered the region of the Great Lakes. Led several expeditions against the Iroquois from 1609 to 1615. Was successively Lieutenant Governor and Governor of New France. Died at Québec 24th December 1635.
 
Erected 1898.
 
Location. 46° 48.761′ N, 71° 12.276′ W. Marker is
Samuel de Champlain Monument image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, October 22, 2011
2. Samuel de Champlain Monument
in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue de Fort in Terrasse Dufferin north of Rue Saint Louis and Le Château Frontenac, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Terrasse Dufferin, Québec, Quebec G1R 3X2, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Château Frontenac (within shouting distance of this marker); The VII Royal Fusiliers (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet House (within shouting distance of this marker); Funiculaire / Funicular (within shouting distance of this marker); First Graveyard of Quebec (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Site of Armed Forces Staff Headquarters (about 90 meters away); Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Paul Chevré, sculptor. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Samuel de Champlain. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Terrasse Dufferin (Dufferin Terrace). (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Samuel de Champlain Monument at Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec. (Submitted on September 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Additional keywords.
Samuel de Champlain Monument - close up of statue by Paul Chevré image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz
3. Samuel de Champlain Monument - close up of statue by Paul Chevré
Old Quebec; Historic District of Quebec; Parc de l'UNESCO; Terrasse Dufferin ("Dufferin Terrace"); Paul Romaine Marie Léonce Chevré, sculptor.
 
Categories. ExplorationMilitaryNotable Persons
 
Historic District: Old Quebec UNESCO World Heritage Site marker - on the terrace image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz
4. Historic District: Old Quebec UNESCO World Heritage Site marker - on the terrace
The Champlain Monument is in the background.
Samuel de Champlain Monument on the <i>Terrasse Dufferin</i> board walk image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz
5. Samuel de Champlain Monument on the Terrasse Dufferin board walk
Champlain Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
6. Champlain Monument Statue
Champlain Monument image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
7. Champlain Monument
- image on Canadian $1 postage stamp, 1935.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 921 times since then and 64 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6. submitted on September 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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