Parc des ancres pointe des cascades

Pointe-aux-Cascades ( Montérégie )

Anchors Park and Museum, adjacent to the museum is located just outside the lock number 3 Soulanges Canal, on both sides of Central Street.

Anchors the park serves as a museum open open 365 days a year. Its collection of more than 100 anchors and other artifacts related to the maritime world is unique. It reflects the history of our river and the Soulanges Canal. A complete management and this museum presents artifacts, models and visuals that tell what the river before it tames.

You can see, touch and even climb time a photo. Some of them weigh about 15 tons and are over three centuries. All anchors presented here were found in the rapids between lakes Saint-Louis and Saint-François!

First military channels Soulanges Canal, it explains the works of man to allow navigation. Operated by the Historical Research Society Pointe-des-Cascades, guided tours of the interpretive center are available by appointment during the summer to learn more about the manufacture and use of anchors in the marine environment.

76, chemin du Canal, Pointe-aux-Cascades, QC, JOP 1M0


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Categories: Attractions, Sports and outdoor activities, Museums and historic sites, Urban parks

Card created: 07/2014 (last modified: 07/2014)

GPS coordinates: 45°19'52.06"N, 73°58'10.77"W

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(last modified: 07/2014)