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Guy Carleton

 
 
Guy Carleton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
1. Guy Carleton Marker
Inscription.
English:
Here stood
her old and new defenders
uniting guarding saving
Canada
defeating Arnold
at the Sault-au-Matelot barricade
on the last day of
1775
Guy Carleton
commanding at
Quebec


French:
Ici
à la barricade du Sault-au-Matelot
anciens et nouveaux défenseurs
du
Canada
ont uni leurs efforts
pour vaincre Arnold
le dernier jour de l’année
1775
alors que
Guy Carleton
commandait à Québec

 
Location. 46° 48.929′ N, 71° 12.203′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is at the intersection of Rue de la Barricade and Rue du Sault au Matelot, on the right when traveling east on Rue de la Barricade. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Rue de la Barricade, Québec, Quebec G1K 4A6, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Siege of Québec, 1775 - 1776 (a few steps from this marker); Les Premiers Colons de Québec (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Charles Aubert de la Chesnaye (about 180 meters away);
Guy Carleton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
2. Guy Carleton Marker
Urselines de Quebec (about 180 meters away); Convent of the Nuns of the Congregation (about 180 meters away); Legislature of the Province of Canada (about 210 meters away); Diamond Jubilee of Confederation (about 210 meters away); First Patent in Canada (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. The "Arnold" referred to on the markers is Benedict Arnold, who was second-in-command, until the death of Brigadier General Richard Montgomery, at the Battle and the Siege of Quebec.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Street art image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 28, 2014
3. Street art
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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