Culture and history

Fort Lennox National Historic Site


In 1760, on the front of the Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River, the French, led by Bourlamaque, prepare themselves for a decisive confrontation against the General Haviland. Their strategy is to delay the British advance as long as possible in the hope that peace is made in Europe before New France is finally conquered. If île aux Noix were well fortified, it would be able to neutralize any invasion attempt via the Richelieu River Valley...

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