Chambly Canal

Chambly Canal (HM1JVI)

Location: Chambly, Québec J3L 1Y8 La Vallée-du-Richelieu
Country: Canada
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N 45° 26.816', W 73° 16.995'

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Canal de Chambly

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 1841; the locks at Chambly were completed, and, in 1843, the canal opened to navigation.
Ce canal, reliant le lac Champlain au Saint-Laurent pour les fins de la navigation, fut projeté en 1785. Commencé en 1831, il était creusé jusqu'à Chambly quand l'entreprise fut suspendue en 1835. En 1841, les travaux furent repris; on construisit les écluses de Chambly et le canal fut ouvert en 1843.
Marker Number1930
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
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Date Added Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 1:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 634249 N 5034034
Decimal Degrees45.44693333, -73.28325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 26.816', W 73° 16.995'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 26' 48.96" N, 73° 16' 59.7" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1761 Avenue Bourgogne, Chambly Québec J3L 1Y8, CA
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