Fort Ste. Thérèse National Historic Site of Canada

Île Sainte-Marie, Quebec
View in detail of original HSMBC plaque, 1927 (© Parks Canada Agency / Agence Parcs Canada, 2011.)
original HSMBC plaque
(© Parks Canada Agency / Agence Parcs Canada, 2011.)
Address : Sainte-Thérèse Boulevard, Chambly Canal NHSC, Île Sainte-Marie, Quebec

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 1923-05-25
Dates:
  • 1665 to 1665 (Construction)

Other Name(s):
  • Fort Ste. Thérèse  (Designation Name)
DFRP Number: 56545 00

Plaque(s)


Existing plaque:  Sainte-Thérèse Boulevard, Île Sainte-Marie, Quebec

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, Major Robert Rogers burned the fortified post.

Description of Historic Place

French fort for defence against Iroquois, 1665