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CNHS - Premier-brevet-d'invention-du-Canada - First Patent in Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 46° 48.812 W 071° 12.366
19T E 331699 N 5186806
Quick Description: Cette plaque souligne le premier brevet d'invention du Canada et est située sur la Côte de la Montagne à Québec. This plaque recognizes the first patent in Canada and is located on Côte de la Montagne in Québec City.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 4/26/2012 7:02:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMEAAJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 39

Long Description:
The texte sur la plaque se lit comme suit:
Ici, le 8 juin 1824, en l'Hôtel du Gouvernement de la Province du Bas-Canada, fut émis le premier brevet d'invention canadien, en faveur de Noah Cushing, de Québec, inventeur d'un moulin à foulon.
The text on the plaque reads as follows:
The first patent of invention was issued by the Province of lower Canada in the Parliament Buildings which stood on this site. It was granted on the 8th June, 1824, for a washing and fulling machine in favour of Noah Cushing of Quebec.
Classification: National Historic Event

Province or Territory: Quebec

Location - City name/Town name: Québec

Link to Parks Canada entry (must be on www.pc.gc.ca): [Web Link]

Link to HistoricPlaces.ca: Not listed

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