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Model of the second habitation at Quebec, circa 1625

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Construction of this building started in May 1624. The model shows the stone structure with its two corner turrets as it was circa 1625. The habitation was abandoned in 1633 following a fire.

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Type: Document

A second colony at Quebec, led by Champlain, saw much struggle. It changed hands, first to the English, then to a new French trading company. Attempts were made to fortify and strengthen the settlement.

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Type: Document

The first permanent French colony was in Acadia. It had good relations with the local Amerindians, but suffered from struggles with England.

Site: National Defence