George-Étienne Cartier Monument

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Sir George-Étienne Cartier Monument
Montreal - Parc Mont-Royal, Statue d'Athéna - 20050320.jpg
Coordinates Coordinates: 45°30′51″N 73°35′07″W / 45.514226°N 73.585262°W / 45.514226; -73.585262
Location Mount Royal Park
Designer George William Hill
Type Historical Monument
Material Bronze, Stanstead granite
Width 8.75 metres (28.7 ft)
Height 30.78 metres (101.0 ft)
Beginning date 1913
Completion date 1919
Opening date September 6, 1919
Dedicated to George-Étienne Cartier

The Sir George Etienne Cartier Monument is a monument in Mount Royal Park to George-Étienne Cartier by sculptor George William Hill (1862–1934).

The monument was inaugurated on September 6, 1919 in the heart of Fletcher's Field west side. In recent years, it has become the site of the park's Tamtams festivities.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cartier returns". Montreal Gazette. May 23, 2008. Retrieved 31 March 2010. 

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