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Erected in 1820, this church served the garrison of the nearby fort as well as the civilian population of Chambly. Seating was extended to accommodate the garrison by altering the pew arrangement in 1833 and adding side galleries in 1839. The ston…
Albani, one of the great sopranos of her generation, was born Emma Lajeunesse at Chambly. After studies at home, in Paris and in Milan she was, for 24 years, a principal artist at Covent Garden and a favourite of Queen Victoria. She was mistress o…
Chambly — A.D. 1665.
Courage et Loyaute
Sous le regne de Louis XIV,
Roi de France et de Navarre,
Le Marquis de Vaudreuh,
Gouverneur général de la Nouvelle France
Ce Fort fut érige en 1771…
The Canal, connecting Lake Champlain with the St. Lawrence River, for navigation purposes, was proposed in 1785. Begun in 1831, it was excavated as far as Chambly, but the undertaking was suspended in 1835. Work was resumed in 1841; the …
Built in 1665, on the point south east beyond the canal, by M. de Salieres. One of the forts constructed on the Richelieu by the Carignan Regiment for defence against the Iroquois, starting point of the expedition of 1666. In June, 1760…
In 1665, not far from here on the shores of the Richelieu, the soldiers of the Carignan-Salieres regiment built a wooden stockade to protect the new colony and bring the war to Iroquois territory, southwest of Lake Champlain. The constru…
Here rest in the peace of our Lord the mortal remains of men, who underneath the walls of the old fort, gave their lives for their country. "How sleep the Brave, who sink to rest by all their Country's wishes blest!"
In memory of
General John Thomas
An American Officier
born in Marshfield, Mass. 1724,
died of smallpox June 2, 1776,
and other American soldiers
buried in this ground.