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"The Nelson Column" Old Montreal Tip by Blatherwick

Old Montreal, Montreal: 151 reviews and 251 photos

  The Nelson Column
by Blatherwick

The Nelson Columnis the oldest monument in Montreal. It was put there by local merchants who wanted to be the first to honor admiral Horatio Nelson, the british naval officer who won the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Installed in memory of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1810, it precedes the statue in London by 33 years.

Address: Place Jacques Cartier
Directions: Between Viger Ave Est. & St Lawrence River
Phone: 311
Website: http://Old Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

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  • Written Dec 23, 2005
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