Historical Day

Québec the Fortified City

September 9, 2018

1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Journée historique
At Martello Tower 1 and the surrounding area.

Information : 418-649-6157 / 1-855-649-6157


Discover how the city of Québec became fortified over time. History stations, entertainment and atmosphere of the times recreated through cannon shots and musket fire of historical re-enactors await you. A day with no entrance fee, where history and entertainment artfully combine!

Militiamen, soldiers, blacksmith and cabinetmaker/carpenter will present their contribution to the defence of the city. Chat with Charles Lévrard, the city's master gunner, or military engineer Chaussegros de Léry, the man who designed the fortifications of Québec!