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Fort Chambly & the Richelieu River

2017/11/25 @ 08:00 - 12:00

Fort Chambly & the Richelieu River

Fort Chambly Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/qc/fortchambly/

Google Map to Rendezvous Point: http://goo.gl/maps/hz9cT

8:00 a.m. – Half day, walking & driving trip

Guide: Sheldon Harvey
E-mail: ve2shw@yahoo.com
TEL: 450-462-1459 or on the morning of the trip after 6 am 514-637-2141

Meet at the Fort Chambly National Historic Site, 2 rue de Richelieu, Chambly, Quebec, in the main parking lot (free parking).
No reservations necessary.

Driving Instructions:
From Montreal, take the Champlain Bridge to the South Shore. Continue on Autoroute 10-Eastern Townships Autoroute. Take Exit 22-Direction Chambly. Drive on Boul. Frechette to the intersection with av. de Bourgogne. Turn right on av. de Bourgogne and follow it along until you cross a small bridge over
the Chambly Canal. The entrance to the Fort Chambly parking will be on your left past the bridge.

We begin at the rapids area on the Chambly Basin located behind the old fort. We will then drive through the town of Chambly checking various observation points on the Richelieu River. We’ll then drive south along Highway 223 following the Richelieu River to St-Jean-sur-Richelieu where we will make several stops at observation points along the riverfront.




08:00 - 12:00
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