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Top 10 Things To Do In Montreal

Although Montreal is a city with endless possibilities, I'm going to give you the top 10 things that you have to see if you get the opportunity to visit!Musée des Beaux-Arts - Though there are many museums to see in the city, if culture and history is what you are looking
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General James Wolfe

General James Wolfe, the leader of the English forces in the conquest of Canada, died on the Plains of Abraham at Quebec.Wounded by musket shots he expired at the moment of victory over the French. After the battle on 13 September 1759, his corpse was removed from the battlefield, embalmed and
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Alexis St Martin -The Human Guinea Pig

Alexis Bidagan dit St. Martin was born on April 18, 1794 at Berthier, just north of Montreal. He used the surname St. Martin all his life, but his formal surname was Bidagan. His first name is pronounced without the silent s: Alexi.In 1822 Alexis St Martin was working as a
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Canada Inks the US Greenbacks?

Ever wonder where the ink on US Currency came from?  The green ink that has been used since 1862 to print United States greenback banknotes was invented in 1857.  Thomas Sterry Hunt, while he was a professor at McGill University in Montréal developed the ink. Hunt was the staff analytical
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Adam Dollard – Hero of New France

Very often in Canada, we ignore our heroes.  Such is the case of Adam Dollard, Sieur des Ormeaux and a Huron Chief named Anahotaha Dollard.  He was a 25 year old professional soldier from France.  He was posted to the colony of New France in 1657.By 1660, New France was
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Quebec Bridge Collapse

In 1907 Quebec was building the biggest cantilever bridge in the world.  Little did they know that on August 29 that they would also experience one of the largest bridge collapses in history. The bridge across the St. Lawrence River, six-mile above Quebec City, was the brainchild of the Quebec
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