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CNHS - Fort-Trois-Rivières
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 46° 20.535 W 072° 32.317
18T E 689409 N 5135019
Quick Description: Cette plaque décrit un Lieu historique national du Canada et est située sur la rue des Casernes, à Trois-Rivières. This plaque describes a Canadian National Historic Site and is located on Casernes Street, in Trois-Rivières.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 5/5/2012 5:15:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMEC17
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BCandMsKitty
Views: 32

Long Description:
The texte sur la plaque se lit comme suit:
Un fort en bois construit à cet endroit en 1634, marque le berceau des Trois-Rivières qui devint un des centres du commerce des fourrures avec les indiens. Il soutint plusieurs sièges de la part des Iroquois et fut démoli à la suite du traité de paix conclu avec eux en 1668.
The text on the plaque reads as follows:
A wooden fort built on this spot, in 1634, became the cradle of Three Rivers, and a centre for fur-trade with the indians. It was besieged on several occasions by the Iroquois and demolished after the Treaty of Peace with them in 1668.
Classification: National Historic Site

Province or Territory: Quebec

Location - City name/Town name: Trois-Rivières

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

Link to HistoricPlaces.ca: Not listed

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