La Prairie in de Roussillon MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
Second Battle of La Prairie
On August 11th, 1691, a few hours after the attack on Fort La Prairie, Major Peter Schuyler and his Indians suffered a severe defeat at the hands of the French and their indian allies, under the command of Captain De Valrennes. The French lost the following officers: Lieutenants Le Varlet, Le Ber, Duchesne, Denys De La Bruère and Depeiras.
(translation: This land was donated by David Daigneault)
Erected 1921 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board marker series.
Location. 45° 23.366′ N, 73° 24.22′ W. Marker is in La Prairie, Quebec, in de Roussillon MRC. Marker is at the intersection of St-Jean Road (Quebec Route 104) and de la Bataille Road North, on the right when traveling west on St-Jean Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Prairie, Quebec J5R 0J6, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Ste. Therese (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); Fort Sainte-Thérèse Chambly Canal (approx. 11.4 kilometers away); Albani (approx. 11.5 kilometers away); General John Thomas (approx. 11.8 kilometers away); Fort Chambly Cemetery (approx. 11.8 kilometers away); Fort Chambly (approx. 11.9 kilometers away); St. Stephen's Anglican Church (approx. 12.1 kilometers away).
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Battle of La Prairie. (Submitted on July 13, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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