Habitation de Québec

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Abitation de Quebecq, 1608, erected by Samuel de Champlain

Habitation de Québec was an ensemble of buildings interconnected by Samuel de Champlain when he founded Québec in 1608. The site is located in what is now Old Quebec. It was located near the site of the abandoned village of Stadacona that Jacques Cartier had visited in 1535. It served as a fort and as dwellings for the new colony in New France.[1]

Commemoration stamp, 1908