Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 2 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

An apostolic

The founding of

Putting down roots

Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve.
Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve / Alfred Laliberté.
Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve was born of French nobility. He began a military career at a very early age, as was common at the time. He left for New France in 1641. Alfred Laliberté created several sculptures of famous historical figures.
Circa 1920-1940.
Source : Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, 1989.32.