L’Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Place Royale, Lower Town, Québec City

By: Kenn

Mar 22 2009

Category: church, Quebec

3 Comments

Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Québec’s oldest church, stands on the site of Samuel de Champlain’s first home, which also included a fort and trading post. Built in 1688 the church has been restored twice. Its name comes from two French victories against the British: the first in 1690 against Admiral William Phipps and another in 1711 against Sir Hovendon Walker.

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3 comments on “L’Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Place Royale, Lower Town, Québec City”

  1. […]  http://photosbykenn.wordpress.com/2009/03/22/leglise-notre-dame-des-victoires-place-royale-lower-tow… […]

  2. Nice photo and historical notes. I’ve linked to it for my family history readers at A Canadian Family!
    Evelyn in Montreal

  3. Very nice! My very distant great….grandparents were married here – The Lagace family! In 1688?


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