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Encyclopedia > List of French forts in North America

This is a list of all "Forts" built by the French government or French Chartered companies in what later became Canada and the United States. They range from large European-type citadels like at Quebec City to tiny fur-trade posts. For other uses of the term, see Ancien Régime. ... The arms of the British South Africa Company Chartered companies are associations formed by investors or shareholders for the purpose of trade, exploration and colonisation. ... This article is about a type of fortification. ... A trading post is a place where trading of goods takes place. ...


Fort Bourbon was one of the important northern forts that La Verendrye had built during his long tenure as commandant of the western forts. ... Fort Beauséjour is a National Historic Site located in Aulac, New Brunswick, Canada. ... Fort Chambly at the foot of the Richelieu River rapids, was built by the British in 1775 on the site of Fort St. ... View of the fortifications of the Citadel, with the Parliament Building behind The Citadel - the French name is used both in English and French - is a military installation and official residence located atop Cap Diamant, adjoining the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... In 1787, Fort Espérance was constructed on the south side of the QuAppelle River near the present day Saskatchewan-Manitoba border. ... Plan of Fort Frontenac, 1685 Fort Frontenac was a French trading post and military fort built in 1673 in what is now Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... This article or section needs to be wikified. ... Fort Gaspareaux was a French fort at the head of Baie Verte, near the mouth of the Gaspareaux River and just southeast of the modern town of Port Elgin, New Brunswick, Canada. ... Fort La Reine, one of the forts of the Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la Vérendrye western expansion, was built in 1738. ... Fort Maurepas was one of the first forts built by Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la Vérendrye and his men west of Fort St. ... Fort Rouillé was a French trading post located in Toronto, Ontario, which was established around 1750 but abandoned in 1759. ... A French fort Fort Ste. ... Fort St. ... Fort St. ... Fort Senneville is one of the outlying forts of Montréal, Québec, built by the Canadiens of New France near the Sainte-Anne rapids in 1671. ...




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