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Chambly, Quebec Historical Markers

 
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By Kevin Craft, September 15, 2015
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Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — Albani1847 - 1930
Albani, one of the great sopranos of her generation, was born Emma Lajeunesse at Chambly. After studies at home, in Paris and in Milan she was, for 24 years, a principal artist at Covent Garden and a favourite of Queen Victoria. She was mistress of . . . — Map (db m88678) HM
Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — Chambly CanalCanal de Chambly
English: The Canal, connecting Lake Champlain with the St. Lawrence River, for navigation purposes, was proposed in 1785. Begun in 1831, it was excavated as far as Chambly, but the undertaking was suspended in 1835. Work was resumed in . . . — Map (db m82021) HM
Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — Fort Chambly
French: Chambly — A.D. 1665. Courage et Loyaute Sous le regne de Louis XIV, Roi de France et de Navarre, Le Marquis de Vaudreuh, Etant Gouverneur général de la Nouvelle France Ce Fort fut érige en 1771 . . . — Map (db m82025) HM
Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — Fort Chambly CemeteryCimetière du Fort de Chambly
English: Here rest in the peace of our Lord the mortal remains of men, who underneath the walls of the old fort, gave their lives for their country. “How sleep the Brave, who sink to rest by all their Country’s wishes blest!” . . . — Map (db m82023) HM WM
Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — General John Thomas
In memory of General John Thomas An American Officer born in Marshfield, Mass. 1724, died of smallpox June 2, 1776, and other American soldiers buried in this ground. — Map (db m82024) HM WM
Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — St. Stephen's Anglican ChurchL'Église Anglicane de St. Stephens
English: Erected in 1820, this church served the garrison of the nearby fort as well as the civilian population of Chambly. Seating was extended to accommodate the garrison by altering the pew arrangement in 1833 and adding side galleries . . . — Map (db m88702) HM

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