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Discovery of La Belle Shipwreck

Belle hull - La Salle

La Belle shipwreck, one of Sieur De La Salle’s ships, is finally discovered, more than 300 years after it sunk. Article: La Salle’s Shipwreck – An Exceptional Archeological Find

Construction of Fort Carillon, Lake Champlain

map fort Vaudreuil Carillon

In October 1755, Michel Chartier, seigneur of Lotbinière, supported by the infantry captain of the Queen’s regiment, Joseph de Germain, began construction of the fort, which was initially called Fort Vaudreuil. The construction of this fort with wooden bastions lasted…