Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Fort St. Jean


Fort St. Jean, a French fort built in 1748 on the Richelieu river, Quebec, where the town of St. Johns now stands. It was surrendered to the Americans, after a spirited defence, in 1775; but was evacuated by them when they retired from Canada in 1776.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 376 


© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College