Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
June 2005

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


Fame Point


Fame Point, a marine station on the northeastern shore of the Gaspé peninsula, about 40 miles from cape Gaspé It has a lighthouse, built in 1880, and rebuilt in 1907. The name is a corruption of the French faim, meaning "hunger."

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 318.


© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College