Fort Ste. Thérèse National Historic Site of Canada
Île Sainte-Marie, Quebec
original HSMBC plaque
(© Parks Canada Agency / Agence Parcs Canada, 2011.)
Sainte-Thérèse Boulevard, Chambly Canal NHSC, Île Sainte-Marie, Quebec
Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
1665 to 1665
Fort Ste. Thérèse
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