Bref Historique du Canon de la Baie-du-Febvre

Bref Historique du Canon de la Baie-du-Febvre (HM2L8U)

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N 46° 8.158', W 72° 43.497'

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 Caronade fabriqué à Carron, Écosse, Angleterre entre 1774-1810. Ce genre de canon peut tirer des boulets de 18 livres et servait dans la Marine Royal. Celui-ci fut entreposé à la Citadelle de Québec pendant de nombreuses années.
Le député aux communes du canada du comté de Yamaska de 1879-1891 M. Fabien Vanasse Vertefeuille dit précourt en fit don à la Paroisse de la Baie-du-Febvre alors que le Révérend Joseph Napoléon Héroux était à la tête de notre paroisse, 1885-1897 : après un accident survenu sur le terrain de la fabrique alors qu'il fût chargé à bloc et occasionna des de dommages assez considérables aux habitations des alentours, Joseph Élie alors Maire du village le prit sous sa garde prés de sa résidence. Son fils l'honorable Antonio Élie qui fut député et ministre du comté d'Yamaska le conserva intact jusqu'à nos jours.
English translation (Google):
Brief History of the Cannon of the Bay of Febvre
Carronade made in Carron, Scotland, England between 1774-1810. This kind of cannon can fire 18-pound cannonballs and served in the Royal Navy. It was stored at the Citadel of Quebec for many



years.
The Member of Parliament for the Canadian Municipalities of Yamaska County from 1879-1891, Mr. Fabien Vanasse, known as Vertefeuille, made a donation to the Parish of the Bay of Febvre while the Reverend Joseph Napoleon Héroux was head of our parish, 1885-1897: after an accident Joseph Élie, then Mayor of the village, took it under his guard near his residence. His son, the Honourable Antonio Elijah, who was a member of Parliament and minister of Yamaska County, kept it intact to this day.
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Date Added Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 675728 N 5111670
Decimal Degrees46.13596667, -72.72495000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 8.158', W 72° 43.497'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 8' 9.48" N, 72° 43' 29.82" W
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