Marguerite Bourgeoys Park

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Marguerite Bourgeoys Park
Parc Marguerite-Bourgeoys
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Marguerite Bourgeoys Park is located in Montreal
Marguerite Bourgeoys Park
Location of Marguerite Bourgeoys Park in Montreal
LocationPointe-Saint-Charles, Le Sud-Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°28′30″N 73°33′40″W / 45.4751334°N 73.5610427°W / 45.4751334; -73.5610427Coordinates: 45°28′30″N 73°33′40″W / 45.4751334°N 73.5610427°W / 45.4751334; -73.5610427
Created1910
Operated byCity of Montreal

Marguerite Bourgeoys Park (French: Parc Marguerite-Bourgeoys) is a park in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located in Pointe-Saint-Charles in the Southwest borough. It is bordered by Wellington Street to the west, du Parc Marguerite-Bourgeoys Street to the north and east, and des Filles du Roy Street to the south.

The park was created in 1910 was initially named Monahan Park. It was renamed Marguerite Bourgeoys Park in 1922.[1]

The park is named for Marguerite Bourgeoys, the French founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal in the colony of New France (present-day Quebec). She has been declared a Saint by the Catholic Church.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neighbourhood Pointe-Saint-Charles". Montreal InSites. Heritage Montreal. Retrieved 5 August 2018.