Parks Canada

Parks Canada

April 28, 2008 15:06 ET

Media Advisory: Parks Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 28, 2008) - Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada invite you to a plaque unveiling ceremony commemorating the national historic significance of the Maison Saint-Gabriel.

Located at the heart of one of the oldest surviving farmsteads in Canada, the Maison Saint-Gabriel is an exceptional example of French-inspired rural architecture. Purchased by Marguerite Bourgeoys in 1668, it housed the Sisters of the Congregation de Notre-Dame de Montreal during nearly 300 years.

Mr. Daniel Petit, Member of Parliament for Charlesbourg (Haute-Saint-Charles, will participate on behalf of Canada's Environment Minister John Baird.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, April 30

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Maison Saint-Gabriel
2146 Place Dublin
Pointe Saint-Charles
Montreal, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada - Quebec
    Odette Lachance
    Communication Advisor