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Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site

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Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site Montreal  Canada
Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site Montreal  Canada
Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site Montreal  Canada
Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site Montreal  Canada
Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site
George-Étienne Cartier may not be a household name for many people outside of Canada, but he is recognized there as one of the founders of the nation. The 19th-century lawyer was crucial to rallying the country's francophone population to the cause, and his impact on Canada included everything from helping negotiate the creation of the province of Manitoba to introducing legislation that established the Canadian Pacific Railway. His life and achievements are celebrated In this house where he lived from 1848 to 1871. It also provides a glimpse of what daily life was like for Montréal residents in the Victorian era.
Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site
Though Sir George-Étienne Cartier’s name may not be familiar to many outside of Canada, he played a pivotal role in uniting Upper and Lower Canada in 1867. A prominent figure in Québec politics before Confederation, his support of the alliance was crucial to assuring that French Canadians followed his lead and embraced it as well. Even if you are unaware of Cartier's life and work, a visit to the museum that is now located in his family's home provides a glimpse of life for the wealthier citizens of Montréal in the late 19th century.
Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site Montreal  Canada

458 Rue Notre-Dame Est, Montréal, QC H2Y 1C8, Canada
+1 514-283-2282