Fort Ste. Therese

Fort Ste. Therese (HM1JVG)

Location: Sainte-Angèle-de-Monnoir, Québec J0L 1P0 La Vallée-du-Richelieu
Country: Canada
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N 45° 23.832', W 73° 15.614'

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English:
Built in 1665, on the point south east beyond the canal, by M. de Salieres. One of the forts constructed on the Richelieu by the Carignan Regiment for defence against the Iroquois, starting point of the expedition of 1666. In June, 1760, Major Robert Rogers burned the fortified post.

French:
Bâti en 1665, sur la pointe sud-est, de l'autre côté du canal, par M. de Salières. L'un des forts construit sur le Richelieu, par le régiment de Carignan, pour arrêter les Iroquois. Point de départ de l'expédition de 1666. En juin 1760, le major Robert Rogers brule le magasin fortifié qui s'y trouvait.
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HM NumberHM1JVG
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Year Placed1927
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 636169 N 5028548
Decimal Degrees45.39720000, -73.26023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 23.832', W 73° 15.614'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 23' 49.92" N, 73° 15' 36.84" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4285 Chemin Sainte-Thérèse, Sainte-Angèle-de-Monnoir Québec J0L 1P0, CA
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