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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1MSX_irish-roots-in-old-quebec_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 Irish in Quebec C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1K0J_the-quebec-bridge_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 an ear…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JYV_quebec-court-house_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 d…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JR0_notre-dame-des-victoires_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 tr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JO0_the-tetu-house_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JNY_the-siege-of-quebec-1775-1776_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 of th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JNX_wolfe-and-montcalm-monument_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 PER MULTOS AN…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JN7_la-batterie-royale_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 n&e…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JN6_urselines-de-quebec_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 été con…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JN4_convent-of-the-nuns-of-the-congregation_Quebec-Quebec.html
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 s'élevait…
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