Québec in Capitale-Nationale (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
Site historique et archéologique de l’Habitation-Samuel-De Champlain
Ce lieu symbolique rappelle le premier établissement français permanent en Amérique. Il témoigne de l’oeuvre de Champlain, de la fondation de la ville de Québec et de la naissance de la Nouvelle-France.
Ce site a été classé le 27 mars 2008 par la ministre de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine.
It is on this strategic location, frequented by Native Americans for about 3000 years,that Samuel de Champlain found the Quebec tableland, July 3, 1608. He erected a wooden home that was rebuilt in stone from 1724. From 1633 to 1682, the building serves as a storehouse before being destroyed by fire. The church of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires was built on part of the house remains, about 1688.
This symbolic place recalls the first permanent French settlement in America. It reflects the
This site was classified 27 March 2008 by the Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women.
Erected 2008 by Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women.
Location. 46° 48.778′ N, 71° 12.168′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue Notre Dame, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26 Rue Notre Dame, Québec, Quebec G1K, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Notre-Dame-des-Victoires (a few steps from this marker); Pierre Dugua de Mons (a few steps from this marker); Le premier monastère d’Ursulines (within shouting distance of this marker); Les filles du roy (within shouting distance of this marker); La Batterie Royale (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hôtel Chevalier (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Graveyard of Quebec (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
More about this marker. This marker is on the façade of the Notre-Dame-des-Victories church in Place Royale.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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