CNHS - Ouverture du Saint-Laurent à toutes les nations - Opening of the St. Lawrence to All Nations
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 46° 48.057 W 071° 12.108
19T E 331988 N 5185398
Quick Description: La plaque reliée à cet événement est située à proximité de la rue de Quercy, à Québec. The plaque related to this event is located in close proximity to de Quercy Street, in Quebec City.
Location: Quebec, Canada
Date Posted: 4/27/2012 6:58:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMEAER
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 9

Long Description:
The texte sur la plaque se lit comme suit:
Accédant aux désirs du parlement canadien, le parlement britannique, en 1849, abrogea les lois maritimes qui empèchaient les navires étrangers de transporter passagers et marchandises dans les ports du Canada. Depuis le premier janvier 1850, le commerce international est libre sur le Saint-Laurent.
The text on the plaque reads as follows:
Complying with the request of the Parliament of Canada, the British Parliament, in 1849, repealed the Navigation Laws that prevented foreign ships from bringing passengers and goods into Canadian ports. Since 1st January, 1850, the Saint Lawrence has been opened to all nations.
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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