Chambly


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Chambly

(shäNblē`), city (1991 pop. 15,893), S Que., Canada, on the Richelieu River, E of Montreal. Chambly Fort was built in 1665 and was a strategic point in the defense of New France against the British and the Iroquois. The British captured it in 1760. It was seized by the invading Americans in 1775 and burned when they withdrew in 1776. The partially restored fort is a national historic site.
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The retainers became the nucleus of the King's Royal Regiment of New York at Fort Chambly, Quebec, 19 June 1776.
Frederic), Ticonderoga, Hubbardton Battlefield, Bennington Battlefield, Bennington Monument, Roger's Island, Saratoga Battle Monument, Saratoga Battlefield, Fort William Henry, Fort Chambly and the Battle of Chateauguay.
Stephen's Anglican church in Chambly was exciting information to the Branch.
The tour will visit Fort Chambly, the Fort George Battlefield, Fort William Henry, Fort Ticonderoga, Crown Point, the Hubbardton Battlefield, the Bennington Battle Monument, the Bennington Battlefield, Fort Edward and the Saratoga Monument and the Saratoga National Battlefield State Park.
We then went on to Fort Chambly for a tour of its heritage buildings followed by a picnic beside the Chambly Rapids.
We will travel by individual cars to the site of the proposed restoration of the Sir John Johnson burial crypt on Mont St-Gregoire and afterwards proceed to Fort Chambly. We will be given a short discourse on its history, view a video and then gather for our picnic lunch in the park beside the Chambly Rapids.
On September 28th, a full bus load of members and friends, including several from Glengarry and Ottawa areas, enjoyed a fun and historically informative tour of the Richelieu Valley from Sorel to Chambly. This event was organized and conducted by Gerry Rogers to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Quebec.
Stephen's Church in Chambly. Gerry Rogers, program director of Heritage Branch, will provide historic comments.
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