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Québec in Capitale-Nationale (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

The VII Royal Fusiliers

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By Barry Swackhamer, July 29, 2014
1. The VII Royal Fusiliers Marker
Inscription. This tablet is erected by permission of his Majesty King George V, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Fusiliers, by that regiment, their sister regiment, the Canadian Fusiliers and their friends to the memory of the officiers and men of the 7th Royal Fusiliers who defended Quebec in 1775 and 1776 under Guy Carleton, and who with the help of detachments from the Royal Navy and merchant shipping, the Royal Artillery, royal emigrants, English and French-Canadian militia and volunteers, held the fortress and city secure during a siege of 154 days throughout the rigours of a Canadian winter against a numerous and enterprising enemy.
 
Location. 46° 48.737′ N, 71° 12.315′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue des Carrières just from Rue du Fort. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Rue des Carrières, Québec, Quebec G1R 5J5, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Château Frontenac (within shouting distance of this marker); Champlain Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Seneschal’s Court (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Theatre de l’Estoc (about 90
The VII Royal Fusiliers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 29, 2014
2. The VII Royal Fusiliers Marker
meters away); Québec Court House (about 90 meters away); The Maillou House (about 90 meters away); Louis Jolliet (about 120 meters away); Louis Jolliet House (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the north side of the Chateau Frontenac.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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