Jeanne Mance Monument

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Jeanne Mance Monument
Statue of Jeanne Mance, at Hotel Dieu hospital (Montreal) 24-MAY-2006.JPG
Coordinates 45°30′53″N 73°34′44″W / 45.514587°N 73.578937°W / 45.514587; -73.578937Coordinates: 45°30′53″N 73°34′44″W / 45.514587°N 73.578937°W / 45.514587; -73.578937
Location Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
Designer Louis-Philippe Hébert
Type Monument
Material Bronze (sculptural group), Grey granite (pedestal)
Beginning date 1909
Opening date September 2, 1909
Dedicated to Jeanne Mance

The Jeanne Mance Monument is a memorial in Montreal.

Overview[edit]

The monument by Louis-Philippe Hébert portrays Jeanne Mance comforting an injured colonist.

The monument to Jeanne Mance was unveiled on September 2, 1909, in front of the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal. In 1909 was celebrated the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first three hospital sisters (1659). In 1642, she came specifically to establish Montreal's first hospital, Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal. The hospital operated at different location during the New France and moved to present location in 1861.

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Notes[edit]

  • Alan Gordon, Making Public Pasts: The Contested Terrain of Montreal's Public Memories, 1891-1930. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001, p.135.