John’s Believe It Or Not… July 3rd

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* 1608 – Samuel de Champlain starts building his Habitation at the foot of Cape Diamond Kebec

“I arrived there on the 3rd of July,” wrote Samuel de Champlain in 1608, “when I searched for a place suitable for our settlement, but I could find none more convenient or better situated than the point of Quebec.” Champlain stepped ashore and unfurled the fleur-de-lys, marking the beginning of that city and indeed of Canada. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… July 3rd”

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