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Wolfe and Montcalm Monument

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
1. Wolfe and Montcalm Monument Marker
Inscription.  

Latin:
HUJUSCE
MONUMENTI IN MEMORIAM VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM
WOLFE ET MONTCALM
FUNDAMENTUM P.C. GEORGIUS COMES DE HALHOUSIE
IN SEPTENTRIONALIS AMERICÆ PARTIBUS
AD BRITANNOS PERTINENTIBUS
SUMMAM RERUM ADMINISTRANS:
OPUS PER MULTOS ANNOS PRÆTERMISSUM
(QUID DUCI EGREGIO CONVENIENTIUS.)
AUCTORITATE PROMOVENS. EXEMPLO STIMULANS
MUNIFICENTIA FOVENS
DIE NOVEMBRIS XV á A.D. MDCCCXXVII
GEORGIO IV BRITANNIARUM REGE.


English translation:
This Foundation Stone
of a Monument in Memory of
the Illustrious Men
Wolfe and Montcalm
was laid by
George, Earl of Dalhousie
Governor in Chief over all the British Provinces in North America
A work neglected for many years
(What is there more worthy of a gallant General?)
He promoted by his influence, encouraged by his example, and favoured by his munificence the 15th, Novembre 1827
George 4th reigning King of Great Britain


Second plaque
Latin:

MORTEM VIRTUS COMMUNEM, FAMAM HISTORIA,
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
2. Wolfe and Montcalm Monument, Second plaque
MONUMENTUM POSTERITAS DEDIT.


English translation:
Valor gave them a common death, history a common fame, and posterity a common monument.

 
Erected 1827.
 
Location. 46° 48.664′ N, 71° 12.307′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue des Carrières just from Rue Mont Carmel, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Québec, Quebec G1R 4A7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); 50ème anniversaire de l'Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (about 90 meters away); Site of Armed Forces Staff Headquarters (about 90 meters away); La pierre de la Croix de Malte / The Maltese Cross Stone (about 120 meters away); Theatre de l’Estoc (about 120 meters away); The VII Royal Fusiliers (about 120 meters away); The Maillou House (about 150 meters away); Kent House (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This monument is located in the Governors Garden. The English translation of the latin text was tken from
Wolfe and Montcalm Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
3. Wolfe and Montcalm Monument Marker
A.J.B. Milborne, Freemasonry in the Province of Quebec, 1960, p. 62-63
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
4. Wolfe and Montcalm Monument
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By Detroit Publishing Co.
5. Wolfe and Montcalm Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5. submitted on March 12, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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