Lachine Massacre

Lachine Massacre (HM1JVB)

Location: Montréal, Québec Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal
Country: Canada
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N 45° 25.906', W 73° 40.527'

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Massacre de Lachine

During the night of the 4-5 August 1689, fifteen hundred Iroquois landed at Lachine and placed themselves in small groups near all the houses along the shore. At a given signal the massacre began; two hundred persons perished and one hundred and twenty were taken into captivity. The year 1689 was long known as "The year of the massacre".

French: Dans la nuit du 4 au 5 août 1689, quinze cents Iroquois débarquèrent à Lachine et se placèrent en pelotons à toutes les maisons de la côte. A un signal donné, le massacre commença. Deux cents personnes périrent; cent vingt furent amenées en captivité. L'an 1689 fut longtemps nommé;« L'année du Massacre ».
Year Placed1935
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
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Date Added Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 603607 N 5031769
Decimal Degrees45.43176667, -73.67545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 25.906', W 73° 40.527'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 25' 54.36" N, 73° 40' 31.62" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1300-1400 Boulevard Saint Joseph, Montréal Québec , CA
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