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Fort Chambly
Montreal

Le fort Chambly se dresse sur le bord de la rivière Richelieu, au pied des rapides de Chambly. Construite en 1711, cette imposante fortification de pierre protégeait la Nouvelle-France d’une éventuelle invasion britannique. Le fort a résisté aux bouleversements de l'histoire et demeure un précieux témoin de la présence française en Amérique du Nord.

Restauré par Parcs Canada, le fort Chambly renferme aujourd'hui des expositions relatant les moments clés de l’histoire de la Nouvelle-France.

Source: http://www.pc.gc.ca/fra/lhn-nhs/qc/fortchambly/index.aspx

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