Québec in Capitale-Nationale (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
The Artillery Park
Le park de l’Artillerie
The Artillery Park National Site of Canada commemorates 250 years of military activity in the heart of Québec’s fortifications. You can visit these buildings.
Ⓐ The Arsenal Foundry, where you can examine a model of the city of Québec created in 1808.
Ⓑ The Gun Carriage Warehouse, constructed in 1815.
Ⓒ The Dauphine Redoubt and is magnificent Officier’ Mess.
Ⓓ The Officier’s Quarters and the warm décor of the 1830’.
Ⓔ The New Barracks.
Le lieu historique national du Canada du Parc-de-l’Artillerie commémore 250 ans d’activités militaires au coeur de la place forte de Québec. Vous pouvez y visiter ces bâtiments.
Ⓐ La fonderie de l’Arsenal où l’on peut admirer le plan-relief de Québec, maquette de la ville réalisée en 1808.
Ⓑ L’entrepôt d’affûts de canon construit en 1815.
Ⓒ Le redoute Dauphine et son magnifique mess des officiers.
Ⓓ Le logis des officiers et l’atmosphère chaleureuse d’un intérieur des années 1830.
Ⓔ Les Nouvelles casernes.
Erected by Parks Canada / Parcs Canada.
Location. 46° 48.782′ N, 71° 12.782′ W. Marker is in Québec, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Rue d'Auteuil, Québec, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chemin Royal (within shouting distance of this marker); Michel Boisvert, SJ (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Artillery Park: The Barracks Sector (about 120 meters away); Protecting the Upper Town (about 150 meters away); Irish Roots in Old Québec (about 180 meters away); The Literary and Historical Society of Quebec (about 210 meters away); Le Vielle Prison de Québec (about 210 meters away); Felix-Gabreil Marchand (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
More about this marker. This marker is located in Artillery Park near the museum.
Also see . . . Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site - Parks Canada. During both World Wars, the Dominion Arsenal played a predominant role in Canada's war efforts. Several thousand men and women of Quebec worked there. In 1945, the Arsenal became part of Canadian Arsenals Limited, a Crown corporation. (Submitted on March 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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