Caption: Statue of Madeleine de Verchères
This statue of celebrated heroine Marie-Madeleine Jarret de Verchères (1678-1747) stands on Verchères Point near Montreal. It is the work of Quebec artist Louis-Philippe Hébert (1850–1917), who was commissioned in 1911 to create what was decribed as 'Canada's Statue of Liberty'. Governor-General Lord Grey, better known as the donator of Canadian Football's Grey Cup, was crucial in the origin of the project.
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