French Garrison at Louisbourg

French Garrison at Louisbourg (HM1IKU)

Location: Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 1P4 Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 45° 54.398', W 59° 57.504'

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This tablet commemorated the valour and endurance displayed against overwhelming odds, by the French forces, who, in 1745 and again in 1758, garrisoned the defensive batteries on the Island opposite the entrance to the harbour of Louisbourg and facing this spot.
Cette plaque est érigée en hommage à la bravoure et à l'endurance dont firent preuve, contre des troupes bien supérieures, les troupes françaises retranchées dans l'ile située en face de l'entrée du port de Louisbourg en 1745 et en 1758.
Year Placed1926
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 1:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)21T E 270542 N 5087930
Decimal Degrees45.90663333, -59.95840000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 54.398', W 59° 57.504'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 54' 23.88" N, 59° 57' 30.24" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 555-573 Havenside Rd, Louisbourg Nova Scotia B1C 1P4, CA
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