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By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
A Golf Club on the Plains of Abraham Marker
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — A Golf Club on the Plains of AbrahamUn club de golf sur les plaines d’Abraham — (1874-1915)
English: When the British troops went back to England in 1871, they left free their drill field, then known as “Cove Fields”. The rising popularity of golf in the province of Quebec prompted fans of the game to establish the . . . — Map (db m80879) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Albert H.G. Grey
English: In memory of Albert H.G. Grey B. 1851 - D. 1917 4th Earl Grey and Governor General of Canada 1904 to 1911, who played a decisive part in the decision to make the Plains of Abraham into a national park . . . — Map (db m81230) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Artillery Park: The Barracks SectorParc de l’Artillerie: Le secteur de casernement
English: Artillery Park opens its doors to you! Closed to civilians for 250 years, it served as a barrack for French and English troops before welcoming Canada’s first-ever munitions factory. Come and experience the atmosphere of this . . . — Map (db m81400) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Augustin-Norbert Morin1803-1865
French: Au cours des années 1850 vécut ici Augustin-Norbert Morin, né le 13 octobre 1803 à Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse. Avocat, journaliste et homme politique, il fut tour à tour fondateur du journal La Minerve en 1826, orateur à . . . — Map (db m80761) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Bragg’s 28th Foot,Le 28ᵉ Regiment de Bragg,
English: Bragg’s 28th Foot, under Colonel Hume Walsh, stood next-left to the “Louisbourg Grenadiers” in this first of all the two-deep “thin red lines” the world had ever seen. 13th September 1759. . . . — Map (db m80919) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Calixa Lavallée(1842-1891)
English: Calixa Lavallée was one of the first Canadian musicians to win an international reputation. He studied in Montréal and Paris and was, at various times, an itinerant musician, military bandsman, choral and orchestra conductor, . . . — Map (db m81345) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Charles Aubert de la Chesnaye(1632-1702)
English: The man who became New France's leading businessman arrived at Québec in 1655. Driven by a desire for place and profit he began in the import trade, but his interests expanded to include all aspects of the colony's economic life: . . . — Map (db m81498) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Chemin Royal
English: On the 5th August, 1734, Lanouillier de Boiscler, Chief Roadmaster of New France, started from Quebec by coach for Montreal thus officially inaugurating the King's Highway in Canada. French: Le 5 août 1734, . . . — Map (db m80777) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Chief Warrant Officier Jean Couture, OMN, CDAdjudant Chef Jean Couture, OMN, CD — First Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the Royal 22ᵉ Régiment
English: This statue of Chief Warrant Officier Jean-Couture, the first senior non-commissioned officier having been Regimental Sergeant Major in 1958, reflects the tradition of excellence, pride and professionalism of non-commissioned . . . — Map (db m80839) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Convent of the Nuns of the Congregation
English: On this site stood the convent of the Nuns of the Congregation, established by Sister Bourgeoys, in 1692, and occupied by the said religious community up to 1843, when it removed to St.-Roch. French: Sur cet emplacement . . . — Map (db m81526) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Diamond Jubilee of Confederation
English: Tablet placed by the Committee of the local celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Confederation to mark the spot where the pact was signed, on October 10th, 1864. French: Inscription placée par le Comité local de la . . . — Map (db m80790) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Do You Know Joan of Arc?Connaissez-vous Jeanne d’Arc?
English: Who has not heard of this young girl who left her village at the age of 17, guided by mysterious voices? Her mission was nothing less that to drive the English out of France and bring about the coronation of Charles VII, Two years . . . — Map (db m80877) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Felix-Gabreil Marchand11ᵉ Premier Ministre du Quebec de 1897 a 1900
French: Ici vécut et mourut Félix-Gabriel Marchand, premier ministre du Québec, notaire, homme de lettres et journaliste. Il fut député du comté de Saint-Jean dès 1867. Il devint ministre dans le cabinet liberal de Joly de Lotbinière, . . . — Map (db m81334) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — First Graveyard of QuebecLe premier cimetière de Québec
English: Within this enclosure was located the first graveyard of Quebec, where interments were made from the early days of the colony up to 1687. "This plaque, commemorating the burial here of Indians and French settlers, has been . . . — Map (db m80791) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — First Patent in CanadaPremier brevet d’invention
The first patent of invention was issued by the Province of Lower Canada in the Parliament Buildings which stood on this site. It was granted on the 8th June, 1824, for a washing and fulling machine in favour of Noah Cushing of Quebec . . . — Map (db m80789) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Fortifications de / of QuébecGaspard-J. Chaussegros de Léry — National Historic Civil Engineering Site
Fortifications de / of Québec English: Quebec city’s defensive system is a remarkable feat of engineering. But during the colonial period, it represents the work of a succession of engineers. French: Le système défensif . . . — Map (db m80845) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Frederick G. Todd
English: In memory of Frederick G. Todd B. 1876 - D. 1948 Landscape architect planner and designer of Battlefields Park, who brought to life the historic significance and natural beauty of the site. . . . — Map (db m80916) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Frontenac
English: Faced Phips unflinchingly, but the scale of victory could not be turned decisively until the famous reinforcements of Carignan’s and French-Canadians marched in triumphantly along the Grande-Allée. 1690 French: . . . — Map (db m80841) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — General Montgomery’s Army
The subject of these two markers is the burial of General Richard Montgomery and a number of soldiers from his army. The remains of the thirteen soldiers of General Montgomery’s Army killed in the assault of Quebec . . . — Map (db m80800) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — General Richard Montgomery
To the memory of General Richard Montgomery who fell at Pres de Ville, at the foot of Cape Diamond during the December 31, 1775 attack. The next day, his body was brought to the house of Jean Gaubert which stood on this spot, and encoffined prior . . . — Map (db m80803) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Georges-Philias Vanier(1888-1967)
English: Governor General from 1959 to 1967, Vanier had a distinguished military and diplomatic career. A founder of the Royal 22e Régiment, he served with it in the First World War and was its commanding officer from 1925 to 1928. General . . . — Map (db m80840) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Guillaume Verrier1680-1758
English: Born in France, Verrier was Attorney General of New France and member of the Council of Quebec for thirty years from 1728 until his death. From 1735 onwards, many who were te become successful men of law benefitted from the courses . . . — Map (db m81347) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Guy Carleton
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 . . . — Map (db m81499) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Here, on the very eve of victoryAu moment où la victoire lui était assurée
English: Here, on the very eve of victory, Wolfe received his mortal wound, and at once was carried back to where he died victorious. 13th September 1759. French: Au moment où la victoire lui était . . . — Map (db m80918) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Home of the Quebec Chronicle-TelegraphUn palais de la presse à Québec
English: Designed in 1907 by Georges-Émile Tanguay, the architect of City Hall, this edifice was considered strikingly modern in its day. It features an imposing corner entrance and a dome turret that evokes the bell tower of the . . . — Map (db m80785) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Hôtel Chevalier
French: En 1752, le négociant Jean-Baptiste Chevalier fit construire ce hôtel particulier qui lui servit de domicile, de maison d’affaires et d’entrepôt. L’hôtel fut converti en auberge, vers la fin du XVIIIᵉ siècle, sous le . . . — Map (db m81539) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Hôtel-Dieu de QuébecL’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec
English: Founded on 16 August 1637 by the Duchess of Aiguillon and the religious order of the Augustines Hospitalières of Dieppe, the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec was the first permanent hospital established north of Mexico. As soon as they . . . — Map (db m80783) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — In Memory of Our Fallen SoldiersLa mémoire des combattants
English: Unveiled on July 1, 1924, the Cross of Sacrifice originally honoured the memory of the Canadian soldiers killed during the Great War of 1914-1918. Over 66,000 lost their lives in the conflict. A handful of earth from Vimy, the . . . — Map (db m80846) HM WM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Irish Roots in Old QuébecThe Irish Settle and Flourish — La présence irlandaise dans le Vieux-Québec / Les Irlandais s'installent et laissent leur marque
This marker has text on both sides of the panel. Side A Irish Roots in Old Québec / La présence irlandaise dans le Vieux-Québec English: The Story in Brief History notes that the first . . . — Map (db m87056) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Jonathan Sewell
English: Thirty years Chief Justice of Lower Canada, Adviser to Governor Craig, Leader of the “Chateau Clique”, Early advocate of Confederation, Man of culture and patron of the arts. Born Cambridge, Mass 6th June, 1766 . . . — Map (db m80818) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Joseph Bouchette1774-1841
English: Born at Quebec, Bouchette rose rapidly in the ranks of the Public Service to become, in 1804, Surveyor General of the Province. In carrying out the responsibilities of this office, he travelled throughout Upper and Lower Canada. In . . . — Map (db m81318) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Kent HouseMaison du Duc de Kent
English: D’Ailleboust, Governor of New France, occupied this house in 1648. De Ramezay here signed the capitulation of Quebec in 1759. The Duke of Kent, father of Queen Victoria, resided here from 1792 to 1794. French: . . . — Map (db m81260) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — La Batterie Royale
French: Sous le règne de Louis VIV, en l’année 1691, Frontenac, gouverneur général de la Nouvelle-France fait construire en ce lieu appelé Pointe-aux-Roches un plate-forme qui doit recevoir une batterie de canons nécessaire à la défense de . . . — Map (db m81531) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Le premier monastère d’Ursulines
French: Le 1er août 1639, Marie de l’Incarnation, Ursuline de Tours en France, et ses deux compagnes fondent à cet emplacement le premier monastère d’Ursulines en Nouvelle-France. Dans une maison concédée par la compagnie des . . . — Map (db m81536) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Le Vielle Prison de Québec(The Old Quebec Prison) — (Morrin College)
English: This is the first prison in Canada to reflect the principles of John Howard, a British reformer who believed that cellular confinement, work, and education could rehabilitate criminals. Designed by local architect François . . . — Map (db m80776) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Legislature of the Province of CanadaLe Parlement de la Province du Canada
English: Between 1850 and 1866, the Capital of the Province of Canada alternated between Toronto and Québec. In 1852, Parliament met in the Legislative Chambers of Lower Canada on the site of the old Bishop’s Palace, now Montmorency Park. . . . — Map (db m80787) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les Conferences de Québec de 1943 et 1944The Québec Conferences of 1943 and 1944
French: En 1943 et 1944 le president des États-Unis Franklin Delano Roosevelt et le premier ministre de Grande Bretagne Winston Spencer Churchill dirigèrent à Quebec les deux conferences qui déterminèrent lisse de la deuxième Guerre . . . — Map (db m80758) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les filles du roy(‘Daughters of the King’)
French: Entre 1663 et 1973, plus de 770 filles du roy, venues de France, débarquèrent à Québec. Marguerite Bourgeoys, fondatrice de la Congrégation de Notre-Dame, désigne sous ce nom les jeune filles, bénéficiaires d’une dot royale, . . . — Map (db m81532) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les Premiers Colons de Québec(The first colonists of Québec)
Ils ont été à la peine; qu’ils soient à l’honneur: English translation: They lived in hardship, and are now in the place of honor: Louis Hébert 1617 Marie Rollet • Guillaume Couillard 1618 Marie-Guillemette Hébert • Abraham Marin . . . — Map (db m81495) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Louis Jolliet1645-1700
English: Native of Quebec. With Marquette he discovered and explored the Mississippi, 1673. French: Natif de Québec. Avec Marquette il découvrit et explora le Mississippi, 1673. — Map (db m80798) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Louis Jolliet HouseMaison Louis Jolliet
English: This house was built in 1683 by architect Baillif for Louis Jolliet, discoverer of the Mississippi, who occupied it until his death in 1700. A subterranean passage led to the cul-de-sac cove. French: Construite en . . . — Map (db m80786) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Louis-Joseph de Montcalm1712-1759
French: À la suite de blessures reçues lors de la bataille des plaines d’Abraham, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, marquis de Montcalm, lieutenant général des armées française en Nouvelle-France, décède à l’aube du 14 septembre 1759 dans la maison . . . — Map (db m81261) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Maison Baillargeon
French: Habitée par trois générations d’une même famille, cette maison a été construite en 1860 selon les plans de l’architecte Charles Baillairgé pour le docteur Pierre Baillargeon (1812-1891), médecin, dentiste et sénateur. Il était . . . — Map (db m81333) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Maison François-Xavier Garneau
English: In this house, François-Xavier Garneau, the historian of Canada, lived for several years and here he died on the 3rd of February, 1866. French: En cette maison résida plusieurs années, et mourut le 3 février 1866, . . . — Map (db m81346) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Maison Jean-Demers
French: Jean Demers ou Dumets, de Dieppe, entreprit la construction de cette maison en 1689. Les maçons Le Rouge, Reonault et Charpentier y travaillèrent. Elle a été habitée par la famille Demers jusqu’en 1764. Le carré de la maison a . . . — Map (db m80801) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Martello Towers / Tours MartelloMartello Tower 2 / Tour Martello 2
English: In the early 19th century, the British feared that the Americans, after gaining their independence (1776), would attempt to annex Upper and Lower Canada. In response to this threat, Gother Mann, as commanding officier of the Royal . . . — Map (db m80880) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Martello Towers in Quebec / Tours Martello de QuébecMartello Tower 1 / Tour Martello 1
English: In the early 19th century, the British were afraid that the Americans, having won their independence in 1776, would try to annex Upper and Lower Canada. In the face of this threat, Gother Mann, Canada’s chief engineer (1785-1804), . . . — Map (db m80886) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Michel Boisvert, SJFondateur de la Maison Dauphine
French: En 1992, le jésuite Michel Boisvert (1944-2006) fonde ici la Maison Dauphine, qui offre un accueil inconditionnel aux jeunes de la rue en leur assurant protection, aide et soutien. C’est pendant qu’il exerce son ministère au . . . — Map (db m81335) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Monseigneur Joseph-Clovis K.-Laflamme1849-1910
Homme de science et homme de foi, monseigneur Laflamme est considéré comme le premier géologue canadien-français. Né à Saint-Anselme de Dorchester, le 19 septembre 1849, il fut ordonné prêtre en 1872 et reçut un doctorat en théologie en 1873. De . . . — Map (db m81493) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Montcalm
English: defeated here received his mortal wound 13th September 1759 French: vaincu blessé à mort ici le 13 septembre 1759 — Map (db m80888) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — National Eucharistic Congress
English: The first National Eucharistic Congress was duly solemnised on the these historic plains in June, 1938, when the descendants of ancestral foes met as fraternal friends. French: Sur ces plaines historiques se . . . — Map (db m81232) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Naval Brigades Review
English: Unique in universal history, the French, American and British naval brigades at the tercentenary review in 1908 marched together as friends across the very ground for which their predecessors fought. French: Fait . . . — Map (db m81231) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Notre-Dame-des-Victoires
French: Notre-Dame-des-Victoires construite en 1688 nommée ainsi à la suite du siège de Phipps et du désastre de la flotte de Walker elle est la plus ancienne église de pierre du Québec English . . . — Map (db m81529) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — O Canada!
English: This glorious national anthem, verse by Sir Adolphe Routhier, music by Calixa Lavallée, was sung at the First Congrès Catholique des Canadiens-Français, on the Fête de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, 24th June, 1880. French: . . . — Map (db m80849) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Pavillon Charles-Baillairgé
English: This building was constructed between 1861 and 1871 according to plans by architect Charles Baillairgé (1826-1906), whose name it now bears. Until 1970, it served as Quebec City’s prison. The building’s outstanding restoration was . . . — Map (db m81229) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Pierre Dugua de Monsv. 1560 - 1628
French: Nomme lieutenant général de la Nouvelle France en 1603, le sieur de Mons est chargé par Henri IV de fonder une colonie permanente en Amérique du Nord en échange du privilège exclusif de la traite des fourrures. Après deux . . . — Map (db m81528) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Premier Hôpital au CanadaFist Hospital in Canada
English: The Hotel-Dieu of Quebec, founded on the 16th August, 1637 by the Duchesse d’Aiguillon and the Augustines Hospitalieres de Dieppe, is the first hospital established in America, north of Mexico. Here, ever since their arrival in . . . — Map (db m80782) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Premier Hôtel de Ville
French: C’est ici que se trouve, entre 1840 et 1896, le premier hôtel de ville permanent de la ville de Québec. Le conseil municipal y siège, sauf de 1848 à 1851, période durant laquelle il tient se réunions dans l’immeuble du . . . — Map (db m81320) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Protecting the Upper TownProtéger la haute-ville
English: The promontory on which Québec is perched offered a natural defense against attackers. But its west flank, which gave way to open countryside, was vulnerable. Enormous sums of money would be spent to protect this side of the town. . . . — Map (db m81436) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Quebec Boer War Memorial
Not by the power of commerce, art or pen, shall our great empire stand; nor has it stood; but by the noble deeds of noble men, heroic lives, and heroes’ outpoured blood. For Empire Canada Quebec Major J.H.C. Ogilvy, D.S.O., R.C.A., . . . — Map (db m80759) WM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Quebec City Astronomical ObservatoryObservatoire Astronomique de Québec
English: The Quebec City Astronomical Observatory was officially established at the Citadel in 1850 by the Department of Marine and Fisheries in order to give the exact time to sailors on the many ships anchored at the port. In 1864, an . . . — Map (db m80920) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Québec Court HouseLe palais de justice de Quebec
English: This building, designed by Eugène-Étienne Taché and other provincial Department of Public Works architects, was largely constructed between 1883 and 1887 on the site of the city's first court house. Its mansard roof, classical . . . — Map (db m81255) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Québec Martello TowersLes tours Martello de Québec
English: Four Martello towers (three of which remains) were an integral part of the defences of Québec, the key to the control of the continental interior of North America. Works had been proposed in the Plains of Abraham since the early . . . — Map (db m80891) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Seneschal’s Court
English: This ground, which formerly extended to the east, was occupied by the Seneschal’s Court about the year 1650, became, in 1681, the property of the Recollets, who erected on it a church and monastery which were destroyed by fire in . . . — Map (db m81257) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Site historique et archéologique de l’Habitation-Samuel-De Champlain
French: C’est sur cet emplacement stratégique, fréquenté par les Amérindiens depuis environ 3000 ans, que Samuel de Champlain fonde le comptoir de Québec, le 3 juillet 1608. Il y fait ériger une habitation en bois qui est reconstruite en . . . — Map (db m81527) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Stone Wind MillMoulin à vent en pierre
English: On this height, called Mont Carmel, there stood in 1690 a stone wind-mill whereon was mounted a battery of three guns, and which served for a redoubt during the siege of Quebec by Phips. It was called “Le Cavalier du . . . — Map (db m81325) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The “Louisbourg Grenadiers”Les grenadiers de Louisbourg
English: (Grenadiers of Battalions left at Louisbourg) formed the right of the actual front, which, itself, formed the first two-deep “thin red line” the world had ever seen 13th September 1759. French: . . . — Map (db m81246) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The / Le Royal Roussillon,
English: commanded by Colonel Poulariez, formed the left of the actuel French Front, was first in the gallant attack, and the last in retreat before a devastating fire. 13th September 1759. French: sous le Colonel . . . — Map (db m80917) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Artillery ParkLe park de l’Artillerie
English: 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 . . . — Map (db m81396) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Congregation of the Church of Scotland
English: The Congregation of the Church of Scotland, which had Worshipped in Quebec since 1759, Pettitioned (sic) his Majesty King George III, in 1892, for the land on which this Church stands. It was erected and dedicated in 1810. . . . — Map (db m81332) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Grande Allée Drill HallLe manège de la Grande Allée
English: The Grande-Allée Drill Hall is an impressive example of a drill hall that retains its original parade square. Designed by Eugène-Étienne Taché, a Quebec public servant and architect, the stone building was completed in 1887, with . . . — Map (db m80754) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Jacquet HouseLa Maison Jacquet
English: One of the oldest houses in Quebec, built by François Jacquet in 1675-76. Prominent citizen of Quebec City lived here, of whom Philippe Aubert de Gaspé, author of “Les Anciens Canadiens”, from 1815 to 1824. . . . — Map (db m80802) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Literary and Historical Society of Quebec
English: Founded on the initiative of Lord Dalhousie in 1824 to preserve the documentary record of Canadian history, this was the first Canadian learned society. For 120 years, the Society made important contributions to higher learning as . . . — Map (db m80775) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Maillou HouseLa Maison Malliou
English: Built as a one-storey house about 1736 by Jean Maillou, architect, it was raised before 1775 to its present height by Antoine Duchesnay, Executive Councillor and extended in 1799 by John Hale, Deputy Paymaster General of the . . . — Map (db m80799) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Québec BridgeLe pont Québec
English: This is the longest span cantilever bridge in the world, stretching 548.6 meters between the main piers. Completed in 1917, it is a remarkable engineering achievement. To overcome technical problems that had caused the collapse of . . . — Map (db m81248) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Québec CitadelLa Citadelle de Québec
English: In 1820 Lieutenant-Colonel Elias Walker Durnford of the Royal Engineers took charge of the construction of the Québec Citadel, which completed the city's defensive works begun during the French régime. Set on the heights of . . . — Map (db m80822) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Quebec ConferencesConferences de Quebec — 1943 and/ et 1944
English: During the Second World War, on the invitation of the Prime Minister of Canada, W.L. Mackenzie King, the President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston S. Churchill, . . . — Map (db m80821) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Québec Garrison ClubLe cercle de la garnison de Québec
English: The Québec Garrison Club embodies the British tradition of private clubs in which the military and civil elites gather. Founded in 1879 by Canadian militia officers, the Club has hosted countless social and recreational events . . . — Map (db m81233) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Siege of Québec, 1775 - 1776Le siège de Québec, 1775 - 1776
English: Here, at the Sault-au-Matelot barricade, Canadian militia and British forces under the general command of Governor Carleton repelled the attack of the American "Congressionists" on December 31, 1775. At Près-de-Ville, near the foot . . . — Map (db m81505) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Têtu HouseLa maison Têtu
English: In 1852 Cirice Têtu, a merchant, asked Charles Baillairgé, one of the finest architects in Québec, to draw up the plans for his home and to oversee its construction. The Têtu house is one of the most remarkable examples of the . . . — Map (db m81324) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The VII Royal Fusiliers1685
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 . . . — Map (db m81540) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Theatre de l’Estoc(1959-1968)
French: C’est ici, derrière ce mur, qu’a évolué le Théâtre de l’Estoc, chef de file de l’activité théâtrale québécoise dans les années 1960. Fondée en 1957 par trois jeunes passionnés, Pierre Fontaine, Andre Ricard et Jean-Louis Tremblay, la . . . — Map (db m81259) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Ulric-Joseph Tessier1817-1892
French: Conseiller municipal du quartier Saint-Jean à partir de 1846, Ulric-Joseph Tessier est maire de Québec en 1853 et le sera durant un an. Il poursuivre les grands travaux entrepris par ses prédécesseurs: la construction de l’aqueduc, . . . — Map (db m81319) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Urselines de Quebec1658
English: This site was ceded to the “Urselines de Quebec” on October 25, 1658 by Governor Dargenson on behalf of the Compagnie de la Nouvelle France “anciennes voutes” French: Cet emplacement a . . . — Map (db m81497) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Wolfe and Montcalm Monument
Latin: HUJUSCE MONUMENTI IN MEMORIAM VIRORUM ILLUSTRIUM WOLFE ET MONTCALM FUNDAMENTUM P.C. GEORGIUS COMES DE HALHOUSIE IN SEPTENTRIONALIS AMERICÆ PARTIBUS AD BRITANNOS PERTINENTIBUS SUMMAM RERUM ADMINISTRANS: OPUS . . . — Map (db m81357) WM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Wolfe Monument
Four panels are place on this monument to General James Wolfe. English: Here died Wolfe September 13th 1759 This monument was erected by the British Army in Canada A.D. 1849 by his Excellency Lt. Gen. Sir . . . — Map (db m80753) HM WM

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