Artillery Park: The Barracks Sector

Artillery Park: The Barracks Sector (HM1JKZ)

Location: Québec, Québec G1R 3S2 Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec
Country: Canada

N 46° 48.852', W 71° 12.789'

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Parc 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 historic site and admire the city's oldest barracks!
Artillery Park is located in a strategic position on Québec's promontory. As you visit the site, you will be able to appreciate the quality of the fortifications built by the French in the 18th century as still surviving even today!

Discover the historical importance of a site used over the years as a barracks, warehouse and arms factory, in the heart of Québec's fortified area!

French:
Le Parc de l'Artillerie vous ouvre ses portes! Fermé au monde civil pendant 250 ans, il a servi de lieu de casernement aux troupes française et anglaises avant d'accueillir la première usine de munitions du Canada. Venez vous imprégner de l'atmosphère des lieux et admirer les plus vieilles casernes de la ville!

Le Parc de l'Artillerie occupe de plus la endroit stratégique sur le promontoire de Québec. Une visite vous permettra de juger de la qualité des fortifications mises en place par les Français au XVIIIᵉ siècle et qui ont traversé les siècles!

Découvres toute l'importance de ce site de casernement, d'entreposage et de fabrication de matériel de guerre à l'intérieur de la place forte de Québec!
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HM NumberHM1JKZ
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Placed ByThe National Parks and National Historic Sites of Canada / Les parcs nationaux et les lieux historiques nationaux du Canada
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Date Added Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 331164 N 5186895
Decimal Degrees46.81420000, -71.21315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 48.852', W 71° 12.789'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 48' 51.12" N, 71° 12' 47.34" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-44 Rue Mcmahon, Québec Québec G1R 3S2, CA
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