Permanent exhibition

1701 - The Great Peace of Montréal

Photo: NH Photographes

In the 1701, The Great Peace of Montréal exhibition, visitors will relive the events that led to the signing of the Great Peace treaty of Montréal.

Photos: Alain Vandal

A multimedia show will present the event, complementing the majestic artwork on the same theme by Nicolas Sollogub. It describes how, on August 4, 1701, Louis-Hector de Callière, Governor of New France, and delegates from 39 Aboriginal nations succeeded in signing a treaty, the Great Peace of Montréal, here on the Pointe à Callière site. This unique event was a turning point in the history of Montréal and international diplomacy.

Illustrations: GSM Project

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